Tag: on press

Explore Lynx – 3 Tips for Taking it From Ordinary to WOW!

As you discovered from Vanécia's recent blog post, we just finished printing our latest Lynx Opaque Ultra promo, Explore Lynx.  Every time I walked into the pressroom to OK a press sheet, my first thought was WOW! The images are intense, the colors are vibrant, and the message is clear.  The only limit to what you can print on Lynx is your imagination. ...

#BluelineMagazine – The #OnPress Experience

Blueline Magazine…. what can I say? This project, introduced by Vanécia Carr on Monday,  is one that I’m particularly excited about. Taking a true labor of love—the Blueline By Domtar website and accompanying Blueline Blog—and converting it into a tangible printed piece is nothing short of exciting. While the creation of a quarterly publication certainly monopolizes quite a bit of our...

2016 Cougar® Paper Promotion – Sneak Peek!

If you follow us on Instagram, you already know we’re spent a lot of time on press this month with a few exciting project. One of my favorite projects to manage is the annual Cougar® promotion, and the 2016 promotion is no exception. I don’t want to give away too much, but this piece will undoubtedly be a show-stopper! Featuring both digital and offset...

Paper Properties – Not The Same From Mill To Mill

When selecting paper for your next print job, published product specifications can guide you but should not be the sole selection criteria. Information is readily available for basic paper properties that are key to the aesthetic of your printed piece. These properties can include: basis weight, smoothness, and brightness – to name just a few.   It is important to be aware, however, that many...

Print Works! A Look On Press

Our latest edition of Print Works! looks at The Many Sides of Print. As Vanécia Carr highlighted in a recent post, print is anything but one-dimensional; print’s variety of attributes make it a key player in the campaign of tomorrow. ...

What Printers Wish You Knew: Color Matching – Not as Easy as it Appears!

I was in the pressroom last week working on new brochures that highlight the attributes of Domtar’s Husky®, Lynx® and Cougar® products. The front and back panels of each brochure had very large solids that I wanted to match the colors of the product swatchbooks. We didn’t think this was a big deal….until we got on press. ...

Exclusive Sneak Peek: On Press with Lynx®

Our upcoming Lynx® Opaque Ultra promotion, On Press with Lynx, takes a look at the craftsmanship, service, and dedication that occur behind the scenes of every great printed piece. Every day in North America, we use paper to bring ideas to life. After months of measuring, kerning, ragging and obsessing over every minute aspect – when ink meets paper, it’s the final step that...

On Press with Paper Everyday

I LIKE PAPER. For me, it’s mostly a tactile thing. Holding a printed piece and reading ink on paper makes me happy. So, thumbing through Paper Everyday made me VERY happy. Not only was the content interesting, but the combination of stocks used to print the job was diverse. ...

Three Secrets to LIVE (On Press)

I met with several Domtar Account Managers recently. The conversation quickly turned to LIVE on Cougar®. They wanted to know the “secrets” we used on press to achieve the stunning results. ...