Just because a print shop operates various types of production equipment doesn’t mean that all shops are equal. Print shops can vary substantially. They can vary in terms of their technology, experience and how they interact with their customers. What should you look for in a print provider? Here’s a quick checklist to help determine the [...]
Graphic Village is proud to announce that we were recently honored with five 2022 Print Excellence Awards from Graphic Media Alliance at their PEA Grand Ceremony, held August 17th at the Columbus Convention Center. […]
Graphic Village is proud to announce that we were recently honored with thirteen 2022 Print Excellence Awards from Graphic Media Alliance at the Southern Region Awards Reception, held March 10th at the Moerlein Lager House. Each year, Graphic Media Alliance holds its Print Excellence Awards competition to recognize Ohio, Michigan and northern Kentucky printers who have [...]
Graphic Village is proud to announce that we were recently honored with seven 2021 Print Excellence Awards from Graphic Media Alliance. Each year, Graphic Media Alliance holds its Print Excellence Awards Competition to recognize Ohio, Michigan and Northern Kentucky printers who have demonstrated excellence in 35 categories, with two out-of-region expert judges ranking them. […]
In the craft beer industry, aesthetics around branding run the gamut. From minimal design to stylistic illustration, anything goes. With 7,000+ breweries in the US, (62 in Cincinnati) all constantly jockeying and innovating to grab consumer attention, it’s harder than ever to call out specific visual trends that are proving successful. However, in Cincinnati, Rhinegeist Brewery [...]
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are renowned for being rich in design and branding talent. As the effects of COVID-19 continue to take its toll, we look to further highlight local creatives who are making an impact in the community. This month, Graphic Village sat down with Jason Snell, former owner of OTR-based agency We Have Become [...]
Vernacular Flavor, Traveling Creatives and the Benefits of their Hyper-Sensitivity. Designers have a hunger. They hunger, and fervently yearn to be inspired. In fact, the need to drink from the well of inspiration – to stimulate creative juices – is most often their principal source of motivation. Followed implicitly, design methodology can lead to positive design [...]
This semester, I’m interning for Cincinnati’s leading integrated marketing solutions provider and commercial printer.