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March 23, 2020

Laminator & digital foil

We have recently installed a new laminator which also allows us to do an economical form of foil stamping called “sleeking”. This process is digital and avoids the need of a metal die. We’ll post more information about the process as we become familiar with the equipment.

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June 19, 2019

2019 Premier Print Awards

We’re pleased to have been awarded two Certificates of Merit from the 2019 Printing Industries of America (PIA) international competition. Our awards were for the two projects shown below – Native Flora of Louisiana, a beautiful large hardcover book ; as well as our own digital promotional brochure.

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June 1, 2019

Bookbuilders of Boston award

We are pleased to have won a “best in category” award for self published books in the 2019 Bookbuilders of Boston contest. The book was designed by John Kramer for the Radcliffe Institute.

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April 30, 2019

2019 PINE Awards

We’re excited to have won two “Pinnacle” awards in last week’s Printing Industries of New England (PINE) yearly event. The categories and projects are:

Hardcover books: “Native Flora of Louisiana”
Printers self promotion: Puritan art & museum brochure

“Native Flora of Louisiana” also won the Best Use of Paper award. The judges wrote “The dust jacket and cover with the recessed work is so beautiful. It’s Smyth-sewn, case-bound and the silhouetting and the prep-work that went into this is really remarkable…. The book is over 400 pages and it’s executed flawlessly.”

We also won an Award of Recognition in the Product Catalog division and an Award of Merit in the Hardcover Book division.

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February 20, 2018

Sanyu Prints

Folding and installing protective translucent sleeves over a special edition of 100 signed books.

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December 17, 2017

The Best Art Books of 2017

Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush and the Laura Owens Catalogue were both featured in the New York Times’ list of the 20 best art books of the year.

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