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Introducing hPad. Hemlock Printers goes analog to tell their digital evolution story.

December 6th, 2010 · 11 Comments

The hPad launch for Hemlock Printers. How to launch digital technology with analog design.

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The three R’s of building a sustainable display: Recycled, Recyclable and Reusable.

June 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Trade shows and networking events are a great way for sustainability-focused companies to spread their message. But if the display itself doesn’t share those green values, what’s the point?  When creating a display for London Drugs’ What’s the Green Deal program at the 2010 EPIC Sustainable Living Show, we set the objective of our booth […]

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Describing a complex process is sometimes best done with the simplest technology.

May 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Hemlock Printers is one of North America’s most advanced print shops, having won numerous awards and being named The most Environmentally Progressive Printer in Canada. Yet when they launched  NameTag™ Print Response Marketing, we decided to make the message as simple as a whiteboard sketch. Nametag™ combines the power of customized direct-mail with the sophistication […]

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Apple fail: A tale of 2 packages.

November 27th, 2009 · No Comments

When I bought my new MacBook Pro, I knew there would be a few necessary accessories, such as cable adapters. I needed two – one to help the new firewire 800 port talk to my old Firewire devices, the other to ensure my screen output could speak VGA. The Firewire adapter is made by a […]

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New tree-less paper really rocks.

November 20th, 2007 · No Comments

If you wince every time you have to print a job on the skins of dead trees, take a look at TerraSkin™. Instead of using wood pulp, TerraSkin™ is manufactured from stone – 75% mineral powder held together with 25% non-toxic resin – in a manufacturing process that uses no water. The result is a […]

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Can e-waste recycling defuse a toxic time-bomb?

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

A study by Softchoice Corporation in the USA suggested that around half of the business computers in North America would not be compatible with the basic version of the new Vista operating system, while 94% could not currently cope with the premium version. Combine this with new flat-screen technology rendering obsolete millions of lead-loaded CRT […]

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