On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia Airport. Shortly after takeoff, the plane struck a large flock of geese and lost power in both engines. Quickly determining he would be unable to reach any airport Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger piloted the plane to a water landing on the Hudson River. […]
Names are very personal, everyone has one. Either the name our parents gave us when we were born, the one a woman takes sometimes when she gets married, or the one you legally change it to for other reasons. Either way everyone has a name they go by. But sometimes, your name is not your […]
For the past 35 years I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the best designers in the country to bring some of the best brands in the world to life. I had the privilege to work with Saul Bass when he designed the identity for The Getty Museum, Wolf Owens when they re-designed Aol, […]
Our customers are no longer buying letterheads and envelopes as they once were. Gradually, over the years, we have become primarily a business card printer and this merger means we will now be able to expand our product line to Burdge’s customers. Cooper clients will be able to gain the expertise we have in our web-to-print solutions and in working with design and branding firms on corporate identity systems.
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 1, 2010 – Two of Southern California’s venerable printing companies, Burdge Incorporated founded in 1923 and Stuart F. Cooper founded in 1929, announced their merger effective today. Stuart F. Cooper is a primary supplier of engraved and printed products to law firms, accounting and consulting firms, corporations, and self-publishers while Burdge […]
The programmers at Burdge went to work on developing a way that Aol employees could choose amongst different graphic images to be mixed up within their box of business cards. Using the tools now available to us we can drive out all the excess cost of delivering a high end printed product to our customers around the world.
“Engraving is nicer and more memorable than regular printing” Kyle said, “one has a limited amount of time to make an impression and with an engraved card that impression is not only visual but tactile as well.”
The sentiment expressed when you snail-mail a card, picked by you, addressed by you and signed by you cannot be duplicated on a color monitor. Some people like to use the free electronic greeting cards that send an eMail message that points the recipient to a web page that has an animated greeting card, some artificial music, and an ad for a product! What feeling does that convey?
The Asian culture has influenced the world in how we give, receive, use and keep business cards. They believe it’s an extension of introducing yourself on paper. This ritual of Asian style business card exchanges is now considered an international business protocol.