Feats of Lego Engineering

A story caught my attention this week about an engineer that helped his company land a $600k dollar job because he was able to construct a small machine out of Legos on the fly. This company would not have been able to take on the lucrative assignment due to a lack of manpower. The Lego […]

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Desktop Manufacturing for the Masses

You know what blows my mind?…3D Printing. Although fairly new to many, the technology is projected to grow tremendously in the coming years. I watched a video on YouTube about the process and it is pretty amazing. If you’ve got the CAD skills or other software that is necessary to design a prototype, you can […]

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Tis’ the Season for Politics

Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed a few signs popping up here and there in front yards across the metro. I’m not much for politics, but there are certain members of my family who hold strong opinions about the subject. We’ve had a sign or two in our yard in the past and I’m […]

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So Many Ways to Use QR Code on Your Business Cards

QR codes are everywhere you look now. Yes, those square boxes with a pattern that look like they could be a barcode. They have become very popular to put on one’s advertising because they are so easy to scan with your handy smartphone (which now days everyone has one of those). Everywhere you look, QR […]

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Paper Weights

20, 32, 80, 100.  Gloss, book, text, cover.  There are far too many options to choose from when deciding on paper weight.  The decision can often be a daunting task.  The impression you give a client can start with the quality and thickness of the stock you use.  Below is a list of some of […]

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A Variety of Printing Options

Century Marketing offers a variety of substrates on which we can bring your designs to life. Whether it’s signage, artwork or automotive, most likely we can provide what you’re looking for. “Signwise” we often print on vinyl and affix it to corrugated plastic, gatorboard or aluminum sign blanks. For larger signs we use 1/4″ alumalite […]

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Can You Print Metallic Ink on Apparel?

The answer is yes, we can customize our broad selection of apparel with metallic ink. A lot of custom shirts and apparel are designed to have a metallic or sparkle look to them to make them stand out a better. Take for instance the JCCC Golden Girl’s new 2012-13 team shirts. They used a black […]

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Typography

Typography is one of the most basic & significant principles of a good design and is surprisingly overlooked more than it should be. What is typography you ask? It is the composition of arranging type into an appeasing shape without total awareness of the reader to make a language viable. It can be applied with […]

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