Hot Off the Press: The Bay Lights, lOAKal and More

Jennifer
March 5, 2014

PsPrint hella loves Oakland! Did you know PsPrint was founded in 1990 in Oakland, Calif., as a one-room press shop? Fast-forward almost 25 years later, and we’re providing online printing to the whole country. But our headquarters – and our heart – remain in Oakland.

This week’s collection of inspiring printing features a number of San Francisco Bay Area customers, including some of our favorite places to visit, such as the Oakland Museum of California, The Layover bar, the lOAKal art gallery as well as our neighbor Brown Sugar Kitchen (seriously, next time you pick up your order – pop down the street afterward for a housemade sticky bun).

And have you observed The Bay Lights? It’s a privately funded LED light exhibit on the Bay Bridge. The postcard we printed for the one-year anniversary featuring James Ewing Photography makes the lights seem to sparkle from the paper stock.

Finally, an Oakland-themed blog post wouldn’t be possible without one of our favorite customers, Oaklandish. I regularly showcase Oaklandish postcards and stickers around my house and cubicle, because each and every print piece is artwork, including the postcard showcased below that features a mural by TDK Collective.

For even more design inspiration, get stuck scrolling through our customers’ recent sticker orders in last week’s “Hot Off the Press.”

Postcard art by TDK Collective for Oaklandish

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Front of business card design by Miles Walls for Steel City Men’s Chorus

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Sales data sheet design by Amanda Boesen for Oakland Museum of California

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Poster design by Joel Decatur for Authentic Chiropractic Products

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Postcard for The Layover

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Business card design by Joyce Su for Psymbionic

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Postcard photograph by James Ewing Photography and design by Allati El Henson at Words Pictures Ideas for The Bay Lights’ Dine and Shine

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Sheet sticker design by Blair Hannah for Netrix

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Postcard design by Imaja’s Greg Jalbert for Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choirs

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Front and back of business card for Baby Got Macs

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Postcard for Brown Sugar Kitchen

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Report cover for Theatre Bay Area

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Postcard design by Sam Grant and Eddie Colla for “Double Vision” exhibit at lOAKal art gallery

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Invitation for Berkshire Humane Society

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Postcard design by Mary Stahl for Portola Art Gallery

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About Jennifer Moline

Jennifer Moline writes for the PsPrint Blog as well as maintains its Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Pinterest presences. She also guest-blogs for such notable graphic design blogs as Fuel Your Creativity and Inspiredology. She’s previously written about technology and small business for news websites, magazines and newspapers. In her off-hours, Jennifer can be found roughing it in the mountains or tucked away in a movie theater.

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