ADOBE, FRENCH PAPER, AND CSA DESIGN COLLABORATE ON POSTERS AGAIN AFTER NEARLY THREE DECADES

Paper: French Smart White 80 C

Printing: offset CMYK & black foil

Printing by Franklin Press Plymouth, Minnesota

Foil Stamping by McIntosh Embossing Minneapolis, Minnesota

Way back in 1989 we teamed up with Adobe and CSA Images to create a poster announcing the introduction of Adobe Illustrator. Nearly three decades later, with Adobe MAX approaching, the three of us joined forces again. This time, we took it a step further and created not only an Illustrator poster, but also a Photoshop version. Stop and see us at our MAX booth, and be sure to sign up for Charles S. Anderson’s talk so you can hear more about the creation of these amazing posters.

BRIAN FRENCH MUSCLETONE BODYBUILDER

Paper: Muscletone Sno Cone & Madero Beach 140# Cover

Printing: 4/4 (two separate black plates / 2 silver)

Finishing: custom die cutting, perforating, folding and trimming

Printing and finishing by Franklin Press Plymouth, Minnesota

Build a complete paper power-lifting Brian French with all the right body parts and accessories, including his Muscle Car and lots of hair metal jokes. If you are asking what Muscletone paper, weightlifting, old cars and hard rock have in common (as Jerry French did), we explained it this way, they are all HEAVY.

Look out for brawny Brian French traveling the U.S.A., Pushing 140# Muscletone and pumping up his reps. Brian knows that French fans like it heavy, so he offers you these 10 superweight papers, each one amped up to 18 (pt)!

Based on classic hits from across French Paper Company’s rockin’ paper lines, Muscletone combines the strength of powerli ers and the beauty of hair metal bands, and it’s a perfect weigh for cover and packaging gigs. is lineup may be heavy, but Brian makes sure that if you put 140# on press it runs “no sweat!

FRENCH PAPER FAMILY COASTERS

For the 2017 trade show season, we decided to raise the bar and stir something up that is totally custom, a set of eight French family coasters. Printed and debossed by Franklin Press on a gray/orange/white 100% custom triplex sheet, this fresh concoction is guaranteed to be the toast of the town, or at least hold your drink.
 

 

DAVID PLUNKERT POSTERS ON FRENCH PAPER BOOK

French Paper Company and CSA Design were honored to collaborate with Artist/Illustrator/Designer David Plunkert on a small artist book promotion David Plunkert Posters On French Paper.

This collection of 36 posters is selected from a 15-year labor of love by David Plunkert for Theatre Project, a pioneering experimental Baltimore theater company. Mr. Plunkert’s expressive imagery for the theater always hits its mark, whether promoting classical Greek dramas or contemporary dance exhibitions. The posters themselves are timeless examples of one artist’s mastery of illustration, type design, and printing. Each year he creates at least four posters for the series and adopts stylistic direction different from the previous years. This book includes nine series of four posters paired with papers and techniques that best reflect Plunkert’s diversity.

David Plunkert Posters On French Paper is printed by Franklin Press on six different French Paper stocks: Kraft-Tone Manilla Yellow and Ledger Green, Speckletone Kraft, Pop-Tone Whip Cream and Tangy Orange, and Dur-O-Tone Newsprint White. The book also incorporates the unusual collation of French folds, perforations, and an exposed perfect bound glue-edge stitched inside a wrap-around cover. The result is a small impactful paper art object with pages that can also be removed and shared as postcards or decorations.

FRENCH PAPER SELFIE BEARD

ARTISANAL SELFIE BEARD

This fully groomed, one-size-fits-all beard lets your inner artisan hang out! 

Find one of these Artisinal Beards at a local paper show or from one of your local paper reps and try our Kraft paper colors on for size. When you do, be sure to let us know how you look on FB, Twitter and Instagram: #kraftyourself

Printed and die cut by Franklin Press  on multiple Speckletone Kraft 140# Cover

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COLOR AND TEXTURE THAT GOES GOOD WITH ANYTHING

French Paper lines are ideal foundations for luxury package designing, where good-looks and tactile construction matter inside and out. French cover weight sheets put structural integrity and rich aesthetics to work, building sturdy and eye-catching retail boxes. French’s unique paper colors can be paired with print techniques like foil stamping, letterpress, embossing, and raised UV, ensuring extraordinary and distinctive visual flavor.

Foiled by McIntosh Embossing on Construction Nightshift Blue 80# Cover

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COLOR PAPER PACKAGING STACKED IN YOUR FAVOR 

French Paper lines are ideal foundations for luxury package designing, where good-looks and tactile construction matter inside and out. French cover weight sheets put structural integrity and rich aesthetics to work, building sturdy and eye-catching retail boxes. French’s unique paper colors can be paired with print techniques like foil stamping, letterpress, embossing, and raised UV, ensuring extraordinary, out of the box results. 

Foiled by McIntosh Embossing on Construction Blacktop 80# Cover

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FRENCH PAPER TOTAL PACKAGE

TOTAL PACKAGE

Printed and foiled  and embossed by Franklin Press and McIntosh Embossing on multiple French Paper colors.

French Paper adds depth and beauty to your packaging products with many gorgeous weights and colors to offer. French’s custom paper manufacturing, duplexing, and corrugating can take that depth to the next level that is limited only by your imagination. French helps your clients discover the total package.

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FRENCH PAPER UTILITY GUIDE VERSION 2

UTILITY GUIDE

The French Paper Utility Guide is not a swatch book. Instead it is a printed overview of the many colors, textures, and paper products available from French Paper Company and FrenchPaper.com. Our mill makes over 100 colors of uncoated paper and envelopes in any texture and weight you might need. And if that’s not enough, we also manufacture custom sheets in bulk quantities.

 

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FRENCH PAPER FROM A-Z POSTER

FRENCH PAPER FROM A-Z

Printed  at Franklin Press on Pop-Tone Whip Cream 100#C

This poster shows you the ABCs of FPC

With over 145 years in business, French has produced Capital P papers in almost every hue imaginable. But as a midwestern family-owned business, we’re also known for minding those P’s and Q’s and giving customers products they can rely on in almost every situation. In fact, we could fill up a dictionary full of uses, and then make the paper to print it on. From accordion folds to z-fold brochures, belly bands to web offset, the applications for French papers are as varied as our colors, so we’ve abbreviated them into this handy, easy-to-remember, A-Z chart.

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