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Delzer’s Stained Glass, Explained.

Delzer’s Stained Glass, Explained.

Delzer’s Stained Glass, Explained. State of the Art Delzer’s shop and office has a reputation for an impeccable level of order and cleanliness. Work areas are tidy, equipment is diligently maintained and walkways are spotless. And, while our office has undergone a full remodel since Delzer expanded operations over the course of its 70-year-long commitment… Read more »

Happy Earth Day, 2019!

Happy Earth Day, 2019!

Happy Earth Day! In keeping with the global recognition of environmental protection and awareness, we focus on Delzer’s print sustainability efforts on Earth Day – along with the other 364 days of the year. As a society, we’ve been conditioned over the last decade or so to believe that anything that uses trees as it’s… Read more »

Creating Giant Girl Scout Cookies

Creating Giant Girl Scout Cookies

While we haven’t quite figured out how to clone ourselves – aside from that of the 2-D variety – we have mastered the art of creating giant cookies using our new wide format equipment. Although, maybe don’t eat them… Creating Giant Girl Scout Cookies – Explained in 60 Seconds The Process PRINT. The file is set to… Read more »

Why Digital May Not Truly Be Helping You Go Green

Why Digital May Not Truly Be Helping You Go Green

We’ve all seen it: those memos around offices; that small, italicized note below an email signature; the casual mention from a coworker – all reminding those in their midst how keeping business paperless is the “green” thing to do. While these are often well-meaning efforts to make an eco-friendly impact, we’re here to set the… Read more »

Four Reasons to Fall in Love With Print

Four Reasons to Fall in Love With Print

Mmm…fall. It’s that incomparable change in the temperate season marked by colorful leaves, comfy clothes, crisp air, and richly printed paper. (Shhh, just go with it…) Fall isn’t just a time for women in yoga pants holding pumpkin spice lattes to tell you their favorite things about the season – those of us in the print… Read more »

Common Mailpiece Dimensions

Common Mailpiece Dimensions

The Print-Centric Designer Designers who specialize in traditional, tangible marketing materials have numerous details to consider when setting up their artwork for print distribution – but for the sake of keeping your attention, we’re only going to focus on two that specifically relate to this post. That’s right, just slowly move your mouse away from… Read more »

Mail Classifications Made Simple

Mail Classifications Made Simple

Here’s a scenario: You’re planning a campaign for an upcoming event. You want to hit as many people with your message as possible, for the best price, within a realistic timeframe. You intend to use a number of different print pieces like postcards, invitations, and maybe even a custom, die-cut and folded piece to really… Read more »

Printing Terms That Go Toe-to-Toe

Printing Terms That Go Toe-to-Toe

Print is by no means a young invention; it’s been around wayyy longer than your mother-in-law. When working with a printer, it’s helpful to understand the terms that adhere specifically to the printing process as a well-informed customer. But while print itself is a deeply-rooted advancement in society, it continues to have tricky terms that still… Read more »

How to Set Up White Ink Using a Spot Color

How to Set Up White Ink Using a Spot Color

Wide format print makes an impression. When it comes to materials, dimensions, and techniques, this digital sub-department has a skill set all its own. One of those skills is printing in white ink – something no other printing department here can do. Where is White Ink Useful? Our Fuji Acuity Advanced flatbed printing press print… Read more »

Project-Centric Paper Stocks (+infographic)

Project-Centric Paper Stocks (+infographic)

  If you read last week’s blog about our paper airplane toss activity, you may recall we offered three different paper stocks for participants to choose from to help them best maneuver their planes through the wind at the ESPN Wisconsin Open.   Print Projects > Paper Planes As fun as a paper airplane toss… Read more »