Sustainable Printing News

Deboss mix

Letterpress printing, letterpress blind deboss, letterpress emboss. What is the difference?

Letterpress printing is a very popular process for that extra special card or invitation. But how does it work and what effects are possible? In this article we look at a few different processes and show the finishes that can be achieved.

 

Sample. Magazine 003 - Collage Design

For this third issue of Sample. we look into the process of collage design - how the images are composed, what materials are used, the thought that goes into balance and colour. Order now at: www.samplemagazine.com.au/shop

 
Seriously 2

In conversation with 'Seriously Milestones'

'Seriously Milestones' are milestone cards for REAL parenting moments. These could include 'got burnt by the car seat buckle' or 'my first poo in the bath.' And, one dollar from each pack sold goes to Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia. Sounds pretty awesome right? We had a chat with Melissa Kerr, founder of 'Seriously Milestones.' 

 
Porto font

FREE FONT - PORTO

Porto was designed to be a part of a logo design. The font was never used and is now available from uppertype free of charge.

 

Sample. Magazine 002 - Packaging Design

For this second issue of Sample. we look at the process of packaging design – how many prototypes are made, what materials are used, how designers ensure balance across the package. Order now at: www.samplemagazine.com.au/shop

 

Sustainable Living Festival 2016

Promote your products and services, gain members and communicate the importance of your work direct to over 110,000 at the Sustainable Living Festival 2016. www.printtogether.com.au/events/SLF2016

 
 

Sample. Magazine

We are excited to announce the publication of our first design magazine! Sample. is a resource to showcase a selection of the best print design projects from around the world. Order now at: www.samplemagazine.com.au/shop

 

Alison Turnbull - '90s' nostalgia gift cards

Melbourne-based graphic designer and artist Alison Turnbull recently launched her new range of prints and greeting cards. Fans of 90s nostalgia will love them.

 

Photoshop Tutorial - Enhancing an Image for Print

It only takes a couple of minutes and a few little tricks to enhance an image for print. Print Together has made a tutorial on how to enhance an image for print in Photoshop.

 
 

Design Trends

We love watching design grow and change in Melbourne, and we've noticed some techniques that we believe could be the trends of this year. Whether it's a new website header, fresh detail on your company logo or a complete re-brand, your graphics will benefit from the inclusion of some of the following.

 

In conversation with Donna Luckman - CEO of the Alternative Technology Association

Print Together had a chat with Donna Luckman, CEO of the Alternative Technology Association. We discussed what happens at the ATA, their Renew and Sanctuary magazines, their work in East Timor, and how people can get involved.  

 

Melbourne International Design Week

Melbourne International Design Week recognises and celebrates international design excellence. The event showcases outstanding design from Australia and around the world.