5 Ways to Shine: From Hot Stamping to Sleeking and Beyond
Thursday, December 13, 2018
2:00 p.m. Eastern (11:00 a.m. Pacific)
You already know that foil instantly lends quality and value to everything, from business cards and direct-mail pieces to artwork and invitations. What you might not know is that there are five distinct ways to add foil to your work, including digital means that are well within the reach of nearly every budget, and can be used even on small print runs.
Join us on December 13th as guests David D’Andrea, JohnHenry Ruggieri and Glenn Schuster, show you:
- How to boost your foil color options through overprinting
- Which papers work best with each foiling method
- Tips and techniques for making your own foiled pieces look their best
- How to choose the appropriate technique for your project
- Inspiring examples of these techniques in action
David D’Andrea – With more than 35 years of experience in the print industry, D’Andrea has become a go-to provider of the highest-quality products for Fortune 500 companies. In 2005, he opened D’Andrea Graphic Communications in Los Angeles, building a strong reputation for his high-caliber cold foil work. Eight years later he started D’Andrea Visual Communications in Cypress, Calif. Its 55,000-square-foot facility offers state-of-the-art, grand format printing and custom fabrication. He also brought his litho and bindery operation into this new facility, making it a true one-stop shop for all visual marketing needs.
JohnHenry Ruggieri – As President for Central Florida’s premier commercial printer, Ruggieri’s innovative guidance has transformed SunDance into an integrated marketing solutions leader. Advancing a holistic approach to efficient manufacturing, he has brought new ideas and methods to the printing industry. His adaptability to changing tools and market opportunities has fostered SunDance’s growth from a commercial art printer into a highly effective solutions provider. Spearheading the company’s environmental policies, he has established SunDance as Florida’s first Sustainable Green Printer, certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Glenn Schuster – A graphic industry veteran with more than 30 years of direct print and specialty finishing experience, Schuster, president of DataGraphic, began his career as an apprentice pressman in his father’s printing company, rising through the ranks by working in just about every position there. With a unique ability to find practical solutions through production and design modifications, he enjoys working with clients and designers to find the best solutions by pairing the creative with the best print techniques and materials.