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Digital printing is the fastest growing segment of the print world and vital to the future of graphic communications. The latest GDUSA reader survey reveals that three in four designers have bought or specified digital printing in the past year, but our readers tell us that, the world being what it is, they have not […]
We are always trying to identify and spotlight new areas of growth and opportunity for creative professionals, an especially vital endeavor in these pinched times. We believe we have fallen upon an absolute natural extension of our awards programs — a “no-brainer” if you will — the American Health + Wellness Design Awards™. The reason (almost) goes […]
Today is the actual date of GDUSA’s 50th Anniversary, the moment the first edition rolled off the printing press. We like a party as much as anyone, so we’ve been celebrating all year; we’ll continue to do so right on until the final moments of 2013 fade away. To honor the community we serve, we’ve […]
In the Summer of ’69 (really), a groovy new act hit the scene. “International Paper Dolls” were the stars of a psychedelic showcase by International Paper Company, long-time proponents of the power of print. Ticonderoga Text, the colorful doll, Springhill Index, the versatile doll and Springhill Tag, the strong doll (shown here) were just a […]
In honor of GDUSA’s 50th Anniversary we decided to take a dip into our print archives and share some fun highlights with you. We thought we’d kick things off with this 1968 ad for Pantone, the color experts, who are also celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. They’ll be lots more goodies coming your way so make sure […]
We thought long and hard about how best to note our anniversary without making it about us. Out of the process two points emerged. First, this accident of the calendar presents an opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the graphic design community. Second, we think the best way to do this is […]
Milton Kaye (pictured left) founded GDUSA in 1963. His son, Gordon Kaye (pictured right at a family event in 1980) is the Publisher of GDUSA and has been working full time at the magazine since 1990. First published in GDUSA Magazine January 2013 Welcome to GDUSA’s new blog, the launch of which roughly coincides with […]