As back-to-school displays go up at stores all over, it’s time to grasp on to the last days of summer. Sure, fall doesn’t begin for another two months, and everyone knows the most summerlike days in the San Francisco Bay Area are in September and October – but that doesn’t mean people don’t start to panic right about now that summer is almost over and they haven’t taken full advantage. That’s why this week’s “Hot Off the Press” is packed with outdoorsy design, including sports, gardening and outdoor concerts. Does anything feel more summery than dining al fresco? A few PsPrint staffers frequent our customer Lake Chalet because of its outdoor dining dock overlooking Oakland’s Lake Merritt – I dare you to take a look at its postcard below and not feel the urge to make your next lunch plans outdoors. For some people, though, the sun is the enemy and anything above 70 degrees is considered a heatwave. That’s probably why Bay Area Drupal Camp, despite having “camp” in its name, is held indoors in the fall. BADCamp’s cheeky sticker, seen below, seems to identify with its rebellious audience. Last week’s “Hot Off the Press” also contained inspiring, outdoorsy design, such as vintage farming postcards, lots of trees, and the Outside Lands music festival. If you have a printing job that was inspired by the end of summer or the beginning of autumn, please let us know in the Comments below!
Hot Off the Press: Bay Area Drupal Camp, Lake Chalet and More
July 25, 2012
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The PsPrint Blog is a resource for graphic designers, freelancers, small business owners and fans of print marketing. You'll find helpful techniques on printing everything there is to print, including business cards, postcards, brochures, stickers, invitations, greeting cards, door hangers, magnets and more. The PsPrint Blog shares creative ways to improve your design and layout skills, and useful tips for marketing your business in any medium. We also like to have a little fun, sharing design inspiration and spotlighting some our favorite customers' printed pieces in our "Hot Off the Press" series.