Shiny, Smooth, Snappy, Scintillating, Sweet Direct Mail
Canon Solutions America challenged us to develop a high-impact direct mail piece that would articulate the capabilities of their new, next-gen sheetfed production inkjet press, plus give commercial print providers a real “sense” of what...
Dr. Digital: Video Green Screen
Video green screen is a timesaving, budget-friendly catalyst for creativity that has transformed what’s possible in video production. In the right hands, it is possible to create head-turning videos set just about anywhere in the...
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The Trend to Debrand: Embracing the Bland?
Minimalism is experiencing a renaissance of sorts in the logos, app icons, and mobile websites you interact with on your smartphone. But is that a good thing? Read on to learn more about the debranding...
Off to the Braces! A Marketing Campaign for Gilbert Orthodontics
Highland Park native Dr. Josh Gilbert was prepped and ready to open his brand new orthodontics office. He had a dedicated, skilled staff and the latest in 3D imaging and model printing technology. All he...
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Close to Home: Wallpaper in Senior Care Spaces
In April, our Beyond the Surface team was proud to exhibit at the Environments for Aging Expo & Conference, where thought leaders presented the “latest strategies and ideas for creating . . . environments that...
Street Level Meets Skyline: Creating a Website for Windy Installs
How do you fit 20 years of sky-high sign installations into a single website? We rose to the challenge for Chicago-based Windy Installs.
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Demystifying Biophilic Design
Our Beyond the Surface team uses the latest digital techniques to create one-of-a-kind custom wallcoverings and environmental branding for a wide range of spaces. They know there’s one word at the top of interior design...
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The Home(Page) Edit: Give Your Website a Spring Cleaning
First, there was Marie Kondo and keeping the items that bring you joy. Then there was the art of Swedish death cleaning, which is not as macabre as it sounds. The latest phenomenon in personal...
Blog Post: A balancing act: print design and the environment
A Balancing Act: Print Design and Environmentalism
Can print design and environmentalism co-exist peacefully? Or are they always at odds? And what can designers, printers, and marketers do to be more eco-friendly?