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2020 has been a challenging year for so many, within our neighborhoods and all over the world. This year we decided to help support our local community by giving back. We chose
Pepsi “Black-listed” Super Bowl Kit With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting everyday life across the globe, every event right now is virtual. In response, savvy planners are using event kits — yes, packages
Premier Press takes eight first-place awards in the 2019 Pacific Printing Industry Association PRINTROCKS! Competition! “Winning an award is like finding a 20-dollar bill in your jeans.” That’s how our account director Julie
We’ve seen an increase in client requests for sustainable packaging over the past year. What is sustainable packaging? These are a few of the attributes of sustainable packaging, according to the Sustainable
The offspring of the world-famous TED talks, TEDx events are independently organized local events all over the globe. This is the story of a Portland-grown partnership that has made our town’s TEDx
We are excited to announce that Premier Press is exhibiting our Influencer Marketing and product launch seeding kit capabilities at LUXEPACK’s Los Angeles trade show. LUXEPACK is the premier business to business
Digimarc works with retailers and consumer packaged goods companies—including New Seasons Market—to transform product packaging and print pieces into connected media that can be scanned by phones and retail barcode scanners.
Expanded capacity and capabilities allow customers to rely on us for more services, without needing to manage as many outside vendors. We’ll be able to produce more work, faster, and handle more
It’s not the Rolling Stone, but we’re excited to be the cover store for the November edition of Printing Impressions magazine, the most widely read resource for the printing industry. The article
We’re honored and excited to be selected as the Oregon Manufacturer of the Year in the 100-500 employee category by the Portland Business Journal. The continuous improvement program we initiated two years
Joseph Gallivan from the Portland Tribune recently paid us a visit in our Pearl District headquarters. While he came to talk about our upcoming move to Swan Island, what he ended
Wieden and Kennedy opened up their doors to the Pearl for August’s First Thursday to display Portland Design Museum’s exhibit of Green Patriot Posters. Graphic and striking visual reminders of the precarious
The Green Patriot Poster exhibition opens August 8, 2014 at Wieden & Kennedy. The exhibition displays beautifully designed posters created to raise awareness and support the battle against global climate change. In
Richard Saul Wurman, cognizant of a convergence of creativity in three unique fields, technology, entertainment and design, held a conference in Monterey, California in 1984 for intellectuals with an open-minded and creative
Fold Factory is a great resource to get ideas for innovative print projects that will make your marketing message stand out from the crowd. Here’s a short video on a project that
There’s been a lot of chatter on social media lately about the direction that marketing, and the necessary skills required for modern marketing, are headed. Campaigns now spread across many channels: email,
Really? Better Take a Closer Look. For those of us in the Graphic Arts Industry, SGP Sustainable Green Printing Partnership has taken all the guessing out of green. Established in 2008, this
We love email. It is an inexpensive way to keep in touch with an engaged set of customers and prospects. We also love direct mail. Theres not an easier and better way
Every year the US Postal Service offers discounted mailing promotins that allow you to save money on your direct mail campaigns. These promotions can save you some real money if your are
Files without proper bleed is a common problem we see when preparing art for print. Bleed is the part of the art that extends beyond the trim edge of the final printed
Mobile first and more recently Multi-screen are hot topics for marketers these days. People – your customers and prospects – are not constrained to their computer when answering your emails, reading your
Print Rocks 2013! The world of print holds this annual event. Like the Grammy awards, perhaps not quite as formal–I never did find a red carpet. This illustrious event is presented by
For 20 years, Eric Spence has been maneuvering through Portland on his delivery bike, rain or shine, hail or snow (usually rain however). He claims he’s never not been able to ride
Premier Press Receives International Recognition! MasterCraft Boat Catalog produced by Premier Press and designed by Nemo takes home the print industry’s coveted Benny Award (the grammy of print) in the Best Catalogs
Have you ever seen a 40 foot wide sharp photograph with over ¼ billion pixels? Premier Press printed a 40 foot long high resolution photograph of the World Record Float event that
What goes in to the creation of a functional and aesthetic window display? Many people assume that its a simple as sticking a poster on to a window, however there are several
We moved into a house last year with a broken outdoor faucet by the driveway. It’s not one of those ordinary hose bibs, it is a hot & cold mixer faucet like
Raised Ink makes a tactile impression that stands out on marketing collateral, graphic design and any custom printed piece. Raised Ink is a cost-effective digital print solution giving both designers and marketers
Check it out – truly PDX – The Big float is an event that celebrates the improved water quality of the Willamette River. It is one more great summer event on the
Eager to have a client, customer, or friend take a second look at your piece? Perhaps open and close it a few times out of interest? Even take time to assemble it?
A client was recently describing her job and the problems she was having managing her time. She and her team of five other sales reps generate leads by presenting seminars to 15-30
Stunning Tactile Print Effect on our 7500S Indigo Digital Press Raised Ink makes a tactile impression that stands out on marketing collateral, graphic design and any custom printed piece. Our new Raised
PDX Rocks – or rather Portland sings the Blues! July 4, 5, 6 & 7, Portland’s own Waterfront Blues Festival is recognized as the nations greatest blues festival. In 2011 London based,
Indigo Digital Printing White ink is here. Digital printing is rapidly morphing into a quality creative marketing avenue. No longer quick and dirty–expect high-quality reproduction, G7 certified color accuracy and utilize creative
PDF/X is a special sub-pdf standard that meets ISO standards. All details and specific information required for print production is embedded into the graphic file. For instance, PDF/X-1A requires all fonts to
Feed your soul with art and support children with serious health challenges. 50+ posters created and donated by designers from the Nike Graphic Studio on display at Disjecta, June 15, 5pm-11pm.Meet the artists, enjoy
Since we offer such a wide variety of printing technologies customers aren’t always sure what is the correct file resolution for their project. There is no single answer, I always ask: Describe
I overheard a comment from a customer the other day, something along the lines of “I need to understand this fulfillment stuff.” We can take it for granted that customers know and
We’re always looking for better, faster, greener ways to grow. We’re excited to say that our new Fujifilm Platesetter fulfills all of these criteria. Since we bought our last state-of-the-art platesetter, we
–Latex Technology –Ultimate Color –Ultimate Green –104-Inch Width –Roll Fed, Fast Do you care if your color is spot-on whether it is a banner, floor graphic, window graphic or POP? Are accurate
I recently changed jobs and my primary work email address and needed to move many of my various newsletter subscriptions that were still relevant to my new email account. Simple enough, right?
It is likely that your competitors are using email marketing to build their relationship with existing customers and gain new customers. If you think you’re missing out because you’re not using email
Pantone® and Adobe have made a fundamental change in the way color is defined in CS6, resulting in different – and unpredictable – CMYK builds if you start with the default spot colors and
“Our task must be to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. – Albert Einstein The “Why do I live here?” series of note cards are about
Just over a hundred years ago, several small creameries teamed up to form the Tillamook County Creamery Association to ensure the quality and reputation of cheese made in the Tillamook Valley.
Happy New Year! We’re kicking off our year by show casing the many of the talented people we work with everyday. This collection of 13 unique cards is fantastic. If you dont
Many wonder what happens to all the material in a print shop. It wasn’t that long ago that people simply threw everything into the trashcan. It was easier and cheaper than separating
The difference between a doer and a dreamer is action! Do what it takes to make your dreams come to life! Life in our family was about printing, lithography, and stripping challenges
Pavo, Peace Eagle, Guinea Fowl, the turkey, Genus Meleagris, a colorful bird with a colorful history. In the 1540s merchants who brought birds, the Guinea Fowl, from Madagascar through the country of
Premier Press is proud to be in the elite group of printers with G7 Master certification. Why? Color identifies you. Color is your brand. You work hard to develop your image and
Pacific Printing Industries, PPI, collects the beautifully printed pieces produced in the Pacific Northwest each year. Judges then review the quality and process of each piece. They choose the best in quality
Content management is a capacious buzzword. It is somewhat ironic, considering ours is an age of bumper sticker communication. Quick one-liners sound good but are not exactly content heavy. We love sound bites.
The Real World starts here. On the edge of the Pearl district a group of cinematographers filmed the intro of MTVs Real World. The print world had a REAL interesting year. What
CMYK vs. RGB Monitors, digital cameras and scanners use RGB (red, green,blue) to produce color while the printing process uses CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black). Each process blends colors to produce a
Equipment & Personnel Resources Not all printing equipment is the same and not all press operators produce the same quality work. Digital presses range from a glorified color toner style copier to
Color Reproduction Crashing surf, brilliant sun, blue sky, mega-ripper riding a curl in your client’s brilliant orange board shorts, totally bitchin, and jumping off your screen. Now translate that into a printed
RESOLUTION Isn’t this image great? I found it on the web. And yes, it looks great on screen, however, printed color requires a much higher resolution. Image resolution is measured by the
Calibration “Oh that, the monitor I bought 5 years ago came color calibrated.” Calibration should happen annually, at the very least, and monthly or bi-monthly if you handle critical color. This will