Design Tutorials & Online Education Resources

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Amp Up the Texture

Neenah’s PLIKE® Papers have a unique, soft touch surface that prints beautifully and offers a tactile sensation on its own. Adding specialty techniques like foil stamping and embossing can create a multi-dimensional experience.

How’d They Do That?

This piece, titled Reinvent the Feel, is a printed sample found in The Design Collection: Pearlized swatchbook. It’s foil stamped with two colors on one side, and printed 1 PMS on the other. Let’s take a closer look at this piece, the steps it took to produce it, and key considerations when working with...

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Free Binder Templates: Creative Ideas for Designing 3-Ring Binders

Many of us use binders on a regular basis in our professional lives, whether we’re presenting documents to a co-worker or client, illustrating a presentation at a special event, or simply using one as an organizer for personal files or school assignments. But few people put very much thought into how a binder is...