Designers: Are You Designing with "Considerate Color"?
Published on February 16, 2018
Cal Poly Professor Brian Lawler explains what designers should be thinking about to serve the needs of those who don't see color the same way most of us do. He recommends a process for using "considerate color" that allows the people with color vision defects to still see contrast and tonal difference in colors selected for graphic projects such as roadmaps and charts where color itself is a factor in understanding the content. He mentions specific tools designers can use to accomplish this.
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Frank Celebrates a Quarter-Century of Digital Color Printing
Published: December 14, 2018
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of digital color printing by Indigo and Xeikon. The atmosphere at IPEX in Birmingham, England, that week in September, 1993, was electric. This week, Frank looks at Xeikon, and will cover Indigo in a subsequent video.
Gerber Acquires MCT Digital
Published: December 12, 2018
Scott Schinlever, President and COO of Automation Solutions for Gerber Technology, announces the acquisition of MCT Digital, a company the specializes in automated cutter technology.
PrintIQ Offers MIS Solutions
Published: December 11, 2018
Matt Miloszewski, Sales Manager for PrintIQ, discusses end-to-end MIS solutions for the printing and graphic arts industry—from commercial to screen to packaging.
Canon Introduces the Prisma Family
Published: December 10, 2018
Bob Barbera, Senior Marketing Manager for Canon USA, unveils the Prisma family of workflow and print controller solutions for digital printing.
Frank Visits Lead Graffiti, a Cutting-Edge Letterpress Shop
Published: December 7, 2018
Frank visited Lead Graffiti in Newark, Del., and met with Jill Cypher and Ray Nichols who run a letterpress printing/publishing company. Their books and posters are works of art and they teach others how to print with wood and metal.