Pulp Magic

Could Wallpaper Help Protect Soldiers?
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination

Memorial Day reminds us of the sacrifices that tens of thousands of American soldiers have made to protect this country. It also challenges us to do all we can to protect those soldiers from danger. That’s why a brief item ...

Memorial Day reminds us of the sacrifices that tens of thousands of American soldiers have made to protect this country. It also challenges us to do all we can to protect those soldiers from danger. That’s why a brief item from the BBC caught my attention. It seems the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer …

Memorial Day reminds us of the sacrifices that tens of thousands of American soldiers have made to protect this country. It also challenges us to do all we can to protect those soldiers from danger. That’s why a brief item from the BBC caught my attention. It seems the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer …

The Power of Pen on Paper
By Paper Checkoff Tags hand-written communication business transactions

This year our annual report is a little different . . . it’s handwritten. We used a team of artists and calligraphers from Polygraph in Washington, D.C. to create a pen and paper proof of the report that was then ...

This year our annual report is a little different . . . it’s handwritten. We used a team of artists and calligraphers from Polygraph in Washington, D.C. to create a pen and paper proof of the report that was then reproduced in a limited print run. The effect is lovely in the sense that it …

This year our annual report is a little different . . . it’s handwritten. We used a team of artists and calligraphers from Polygraph in Washington, D.C. to create a pen and paper proof of the report that was then reproduced in a limited print run. The effect is lovely in the sense that it …

Business Cards — A Timeless, Personal Business Tool
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination hand-written communication cards

If you’re like me you have a collection of business cards that you’ve gathered from meetings and conventions over the years. They’re usually on crisp cream or white card stock with precise edges and raised type lettering. A freshly printed ...

If you’re like me you have a collection of business cards that you’ve gathered from meetings and conventions over the years. They’re usually on crisp cream or white card stock with precise edges and raised type lettering. A freshly printed card is a pleasure to hold in your hand. But you’re also holding a bit …

If you’re like me you have a collection of business cards that you’ve gathered from meetings and conventions over the years. They’re usually on crisp cream or white card stock with precise edges and raised type lettering. A freshly printed card is a pleasure to hold in your hand. But you’re also holding a bit …

Behold the Humble Pizza Box
By Paper Checkoff Tags tactile brand experience

Art can dignify even the most humble materials. Legend has it that the Renaissance artist Raphael painted his famous Madonna della Seggiola on the round bottom of a wine barrel because he lacked a proper canvas. The modern equivalent to ...

Art can dignify even the most humble materials. Legend has it that the Renaissance artist Raphael painted his famous Madonna della Seggiola on the round bottom of a wine barrel because he lacked a proper canvas. The modern equivalent to that barrel top may be the pizza box. CBS Sunday Morning recently reported on a …

Art can dignify even the most humble materials. Legend has it that the Renaissance artist Raphael painted his famous Madonna della Seggiola on the round bottom of a wine barrel because he lacked a proper canvas. The modern equivalent to that barrel top may be the pizza box. CBS Sunday Morning recently reported on a …

Has the Demise of the Printed Book Been Exaggerated?
By Paper Checkoff Tags digital tactile books

Mark Twain, one of the best selling authors in American history, once famously quipped “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same can be said for the printed book and traditional bookstores. According to Publishers Weekly, face-to-face book sales ...

Mark Twain, one of the best selling authors in American history, once famously quipped “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same can be said for the printed book and traditional bookstores. According to Publishers Weekly, face-to-face book sales are staging a comeback. The trade magazine reports that sales of printed books sold through …

Mark Twain, one of the best selling authors in American history, once famously quipped “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same can be said for the printed book and traditional bookstores. According to Publishers Weekly, face-to-face book sales are staging a comeback. The trade magazine reports that sales of printed books sold through …

Have Yourself an Environmentally-Friendly Christmas
By Paper Checkoff Tags recyclable environment holiday

Each year, between the end of November and late December, the tide of packages delivered by FedEx, UPS and the post office turns into a tsunami.   These three shippers will handle more than a billion packages from Black Friday until ...

Each year, between the end of November and late December, the tide of packages delivered by FedEx, UPS and the post office turns into a tsunami.   These three shippers will handle more than a billion packages from Black Friday until Christmas this year.  Most if not all of those one billion packages are packed in …

Each year, between the end of November and late December, the tide of packages delivered by FedEx, UPS and the post office turns into a tsunami.   These three shippers will handle more than a billion packages from Black Friday until Christmas this year.  Most if not all of those one billion packages are packed in …