Monday, March 30, 2009

Purple is Hot and Blue is the New Green

Graphic designers, fashionistas and design gurus in every field already know that The Color Marketing Group has picked purple as the must-have color of the year. For those of us to whom the news trickles more slowly, check this out and find out which colors lead the pack in "challenging economic times," and which ones convey the optimism we all crave.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Recycling Quiz: How Much?

Despite all of the talk about recycling, a relatively small percentage of all catalogs, direct mail, magazines, envelopes and copy/printer paper are being recycled.

What's your best guess? 50 percent? 40 percent?

According to the Direct Marketing Association, only 30 percent of the most common printed pieces are being recycled. And, these materials could be used to make new newspapers, notebook paper, tissue paper, grocery bags and other paper products.

We think there's room for improvement...don't you?