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Blogging from sunny Palm Springs this week, it’s spring break and inventory time so I won’t be responding to emails but you’ll continue to get scheduled blog posts throughout the week! I’ll be back to business next week and will get to emails then. It’s our first real vacation in about 5 years, I can hardly stand it! Below is a job that recently shipped which utilized the Pantone matching system. Inks are quite unique in that they are transparent. So when mixing colors, one has to factor in the tint of the paper, the coverage of the design and the impression of the plates when printing via letterpress. This card, for example, utilized extra packing on the nest mark because there is more coverage than the typography. When printing I didn’t want the ink to flood out of the type and …

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