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Posted by Mark Hilton | November 27, 2012

Admittedly, Halloween would have been a better holiday for this post, but since superstitions have no fixed season, I thought I’d dredge up an old one—namely, printing as a “dark...

Posted by Harbs | November 14, 2012

We just pushed out version 2.0.7 of our InDesign PrintUI Tools panel. We have had Extension Manager updates available from the beginning, but users tend to open the Extension Manager...

Posted by Mark Hilton | November 13, 2012

When discussing the merits of print communication, pundits like me tend to fixate specific applications like publishing or business communication, but don’t say much about the medium itself: paper. There...

Posted by Harbs | November 9, 2012

And I'm not referring specifically to the newest little baby boy Harbs... 😉 We delivered two major new features being the Image Gallery feature and Easy PrintUI. We are very...

Posted by Mark Hilton | November 3, 2012

It never pays to resist or deride innovators—especially in the world of print. The clerics and inquisitors who warned us about the dangerous innovation of Herr Gutenberg (himself a pious...

Posted by Mark Hilton | October 29, 2012

Not all that long ago, our communications choices were limited to print and some form of analog broadcast. Computers changed how we created media, especially for the printed page, but...

Posted by Peter Mierau | October 25, 2012

We just recently added a new Image Gallery feature to the PrintUI web application.  While end users are customizing a template, they can not only upload images from their computer...

Posted by Mark Hilton | October 16, 2012

Last week, I journeyed to Chicago for this year’s Graph Expo, the annual trade ritual for the struggling print industry in North America. Occurring only a few months after drupa—the...

Posted by Mark Hilton | September 30, 2012

In nature, a species has to either adapt to an ever-changing environment, and increasingly efficient competition, to survive. Sudden, drastic changes make survival less likely. One popular notion is that...

Posted by Mark Hilton | September 25, 2012

One of the most popular misconceptions about print is that it is harmful to the environment. Grinding up trees and using chemical-based inks for printing is (we are told) unsustainable....

Posted by Mark Hilton | September 12, 2012

The question “is print dead?” is superficial nonsense. The real question should be: “What is print, and why should we care?” Print is everywhere, and is likely to continue for...

Posted by Peter Mierau | July 20, 2012

We’ve now made it really easy to integrate PrintUI into web storefronts that are based on the free Magento Community Edition (see https://www.magentocommerce.com/product/community-edition).  Once installed, the store administrator is able...

Posted by Harbs | July 4, 2012

Just 2 months after the press release of the first version launch of PrintUI, we are happy to announce our second major version! We've had many small updates between our...

Posted by Harbs | June 30, 2012

We are constantly expanding into new areas and forming exciting new partnerships! We are currently working with a partner in the Czech Republic to offer PrintUI as part of their...

Posted by Peter Mierau | June 26, 2012

Some PrintUI clients have asked for a way to categorize their templates once they are uploaded to the PrintUI servers, so we are today introducing a new feature called “template...