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Be Bold in 2017

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Allow us to introduce you to our Olmsted-Kirk 2017 designer calendar. Our specification team across Texas has been busy distributing these to our customers since early December. We're hoping it inspires you year-round to make bold paper decisions in 2017.
"BOLD is our Favorite Color" was a fun calendar to produce. We utilized a holographic gold foil stamp on the backer of sturdy, Neenah, Classic Crest, Stipple, 130 Double Thick Cover. Each of the twelve 3 month at-a-glance pages are printed on a different shade of Astrobrights with metallic silver ink. Get in touch with our sample room or your sales representative to get your copy and Happy New Year.

Make Your Mark on Cougar

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Make Your Mark on Cougar is a new promotion from Domtar. A brand is more than a logo. In this printed promotion, four different types of businesses use printing on Cougar to set their brand apart and keep customers coming back for more. You’ll see offset printing, digital printing, fluorescent inks, de-bossing, foil stamping and much more on this cost effective sheet.

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Artisan Boutique “Craft & Trade”


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Farm to Table Restaurant “Tend”


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Non-Profit “Bask Foundation”


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Printer “Dalton Press”


Cougar is FSC® certified. 10% recycled, and 98 bright. It is available in white and natural in text weights from 50 to 100 and cover weights from 65 to 160. Plus, three finishes - super smooth, smooth, and vellum. Get in touch with your Olmsted-Kirk representative for a copy of “Make your Mark on Cougar”.

Fresh Takes on Classic Type

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Paper sends a message your hands can read even with your eyes shut...so starts the "Fresh Takes on Classic Type" promotion printed on Neenah's CLASSIC® Papers. This big, bold, and playful new book was designed by Willoughby Design. Luxuriously oversized at 9.5" x 12", the book is french-folded and contains six highly tactile, visually fresh, and delightfully interactive spreads that showcase six stories designed around a specific typeface and its creator.
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Typefaces "Brioche" and "Buttermilk" by Jessica Hishe

“Nothing makes a designer happier than type,” says Ann Willoughby, “And with the technologies we have today, digital and analog worlds are united in an unlimited possibility of expression. It’s never been a better time to be a designer.”
From newcomers to renowned typographical masters, the book features typefaces by Jessica Hische, Luke Lisi, Erik Spiekermann, Matthew Carter, and Nicole and Petra Kapitza. Each typeface is the star of its own story, told through design, a variety of printing techniques and the textures and colors of CLASSIC CREST®, CLASSIC® Linen, CLASSIC® Laid, and CLASSIC COLUMNS® Papers.
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Three layer font "Homestead" by Luke Lisi

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A look at typewriter fonts from "Courier" to Erik Van Blokland's "Trixie"

In "Fresh Takes" you'll find traditional offset and UV printing, four-color imagery and spot color, foil stamping, spot thick UV, embossing and debossing, and intricate die-cuts. You'll find page after page of inspiration for design, print and paper possibilities.

There is so much more to to see, touch, and explore in all the six stories. Get your copy of new Fresh Takes on Classic Type on CLASSIC® Papers from your Olmsted-Kirk representative.

Go Texas Big HP 10000 Sheets

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Printing on the large-format HP Indigo 10000 digital press allows you to make your projects larger than life with a 29.5 x 20.9 maximum sheet size. It also means you can gang more layouts on a single sheet which helps your dollars go further. To help you take advantage of this large format, we've put together a HP 100000 Product Sheet. It lists all of the large-size sheets available by mill and highlights the sheets Olmsted-Kirk keeps in our inventory. You'll find a variety of sheets to choose from to meet your project's needs - from economical to premium and uncoated to coated papers. There's more than you could imagine, even folding boards and adhesive label stock.

• Cougar   • Lynx   • Accent   • Mohawk Everyday Digital   • Neenah Color Copy
• Superfine   • Classic Crest   • Classic Linen   • Environment
• ESSE   • Neenah Folding Board   • Royal Sundance
• McCoy Gloss & Silk   • Opus Gloss & Dull   • Blazer Gloss & Satin
• Productolith Points C1S & C2S   • Sterling Premium Gloss & Dull
• Wausau Coated Pressure Sensitive

Whether you are a printer with an HP 10000 or a creative utilizing this press on your next project; you're sure to find our list helpful. Browse our Texas-sized HP Indigo sheets.

Mohawk Maker Quarterly No. 9

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The ninth issue of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly is out. It has been completely re-designed. What was an already stunning publication has gotten even better. This issue features printing on Mohawk papers - Carnival, Via, Loop and includes a letterpress insert on the new ultra-thick 150 cover of luxurious Superfine. We think you'll agree that all of these papers work together to make something special.
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The beautifully printed Maker No. 9 doesn't have just one cover but three that lead you into the theme of this quarterly - Inspiration. Articles and photos on the subject range from collecting, the art of NASA, quitting your job to grafitti art.
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You'll find several feature articles enhanced with bonus content you'll find at Mohawk Live. Mohawk Live is a free app that brings print to life. It's exciting to hold a beautifully printed piece in your hands. The Mohawk Live app provides seamless integration of print with dynamic, interactive content that transforms a one-dimensional image to a multidimensional experience featuring 3-D images, videos, photos, infographics and animations.

Get your copy of Maker Quarterly No. 9 from your Olmsted-Kirk representative.