Month: May 2018

So what is Sleeking?

I’d been oblivious to the possibilities this technology provides for creative souls – particularly for smaller budgets – but in hindsight it all made sense: “Sleeking” was pretty fab. (Though please don’t get me started on that name…) I had seen a special, digital edition of “The Mohawk Maker Quarterly” No. 5. The words “foil stamped” might have crossed my mind at the time but I don’t think I gave it another thought. It did not really hit me until I was talking shop with a fellow judge on our flight to HP’s Inkspiration Awards in Boise. Turns out that...

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‘The Fourth Phase’ Book – Print Design Inspiration

When I was growing up I remember coffee table books being just that – enormous tomes nearly as large as the tables they rested on, filled with large, breathtaking photographs. Now that I’ve grown up, these books seem smaller somehow, less special. Which is why I love “The 4th Phase” book so much – it feels as large and untamed as the places it documents in words and images. Printed for Red Bull Media House by Lithographix, this companion volume to the film “The Fourth Phase” features images shot during snowboarder Travis Rice’s epic four year, 16,000 mile journey...

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