Dogwood Zamboni Print

We drink a lot of coffee around here (more than we should probably admit to) and it’s all from our friends over at Dogwood Coffee. We regularly print their labels and last summer they asked us to create a poster to commemorate the release of their cold brew, named after the legendary ice resurfacing machine, the Zamboni (for those of you who don’t live in hockey central like we do, here’s a little video that explains exactly what a Zamboni does). Dogwood was able to obtain the original patent for the machine and asked that we use it as the focal point of the design. We were only too happy to oblige, as the line work in the schematic sketches was ideal for letterpress printing (line work prints much cleaner than flat areas of color). The final design was letterpress printed using two inks on Crane Lettra Ecru 110# cover stock. All projects produced in our shop are custom. If you are interested in obtaining a quote for printing or design services, please use the request an estimate feature on our website.

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  • This is awesome. The details look great with letterpress!

  • I saw your Dogwood poster and would like to invite you to submit it to our PaperSpecs gallery as it is a beautiful usage of paper – and amazingly creative! This curated online space is giving much-deserved recognition and visibility to the very best in design and printing excellence (and it’s free to submit). I welcome you to submit any other unique uses of paper as well.

    What is in it for you?

    Each week our team picks a piece we feel is specifically inspiring and we showcase this piece in a short video in our newsletter (which goes out to over 16,000) and on the Gallery website. Quarterly, we have a guest designer judge all the weekly winners and a grand prize is won!

    On of our videos – Beertone Beer Color Swatches – has already been viewed more than 1500 times. The next video was just featured today … and your work could be featured in the weeks to come ;-))

    Simply go to PaperSpecs Gallery Submissions

    and enter the information for your project.

    Please send us this promo or something else that is a cool usage of paper. I can’t wait to see what you send us!