Which Typeface Should You Use?

Readability and Legibility When I worked in advertising, 40 years ago, I was taught that a serif type, such as Times Roman, was more readable than a sans serif type because the first words that we read in elementary school primers are in that family of typeface. The morning newspaper is also set in a […] Read more »

How Dyes and Pigments Differ

The chemicals that color our world, whether we are painting or digitally printing or decorating fabric, fall into two categories: dyes and pigments. Both types of colorants add color to materials ranging from wood, paper, textiles, glass, plastic, ceramic glazes and even concrete. Each type of colorant, however, is very different with respect to chemical composition, solubility, durability […] Read more »

Window Graphics and Window Displays

It’s Not Just Window Dressing We all know that the economic recovery is anemic – arguably the worst recovery since the Great Depression. Drive through any business district in any town and you will witness one vacant storefront after another. A conservative estimate is at least 10% of our nation’s retailers are in financial trouble.  Read more »

Vinyl Application Tool Box

At a vehicle wrap workshop I spoke with a “old school” decal installer who scoffed at new tools that were being demonstrated.  “Why do you need to buy another gimmick for vinyl application?” According to him, all you need to apply vinyl graphics is a squeegee, rivet brush, knife, tape measure, propane torch and air […] Read more »

Printing and Painting Problems Caused by Static Electricity

In much of the country September ushers in climatic changes. As the autumn air becomes colder, the humidity of the air outdoors decreases.  The drop in humidity can result in an increase of problems related with static electricity. Static problems in print shops are further exacerbated, as we switch from air conditioning to a heating cycle.   Read more »

Guardian HS7500 75% Isopropyl Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer from Supply55, Inc.

HS7500 Hand Sanitizer

Supply55, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Guardian HS7500 Hand Sanitizer. Guardian HS7500 Hand Sanitizer utilizes 75% Isopropyl Alcohol as its active ingredient, it is a liquid formulation and can be sprayed, poured, or pumped for use as a hand sanitizer or surface cleaner. Packaged in one (1) gallon bottles for replenishing of […] Read more »

Guardian Reusable Fabric Face Masks from Supply55, Inc.

Guardian Fabric Face Mask

Supply55, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Guardian reusable, sustainable, double layer fabric face masks for use in non-medical applications. Guardian reusable fabric face masks are the perfect solution for non-medical applications, delivery drivers, warehouse, food service, counter, construction, office, manufacturing, and other workers. Read more »

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

We wanted to make sure you are aware of the funding options available to small business as part of COVID-19 relief program. There are two (2) primary programs; Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Emergency Economic Injury Grants: Read more »