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Front of holiday card printing that reads Happy Holidays on brown paper

Holiday Card Printing

The holidays are an opportunity for you to communicate with your clients with thoughtful and elegant holiday card printing and design.

Temple Rock Holiday Card Printing

Temple Rock used a rich Chocolate Curious Metallics cover stock to communicate a high-perceived value in the card stock. The gold foil print on the cover to catches your attention, followed by a flat metallic gold ink on the inside that complements the rest of the card.

dream ink works with the best wholesale, commercial and specialty printers in the U.S. From four color to foil stamping, spot colors to spot UV, we can help! Our raised ink printing services raise the bar when it comes to quality and turnaround.

Whether you need holiday card printing or print materials any other season of the year, contact us for a free quote.

Full color banner printing that reads Brainstorm Comics and Games with superhero icons

Banner Printing

Brainstorm Comics & Games in Chicago needed affordable full-color banner printing that would draw attention to their location.Being on the third floor presented a special challenge!

Full-Color Banner Printing

A few members of the dream team happen to own a few (thousands) comics so this project held special meaning.  The piece measures 30″x48″ and will be used outdoors in the summer and brought in for the winter.  It can also be brought to events and possibly win a design contest or two!  The banner was printed on durable weatherproof vinyl and grommeted in four corners.  We certainly look forward to printing more pieces for Brainstorm!

dream ink specializes in high-impact, large format printing, and advertising.  From full-color banner printing to trade show displays and billboard design, our award-winning creative team will help you piece together the perfect oversized promotion.

We offer digital, offset, sheetfed and web printing services.  Our pressman are perfectionists and place great importance on each sheet that feeds through their press.  Whether you need one banner our thousands of posters, we can help!

Contact us today for a free quote or visit our Print page for more info on banner printing. We look forward to designing and printing a banner for your business!


Picture of raised ink appointment card printing

Raised Ink Appointment Cards

D Cosmetic found the appointment cards in our online Portfolio that we created for Martinelli and asked us to design something similar.  They were looking for the most economical raised ink appointment card printing as they went through a high-volume of cards and had two different locations.

D Cosmetic’s Raised Ink Appointment Cards

We suggested a one-color card with raised ink (thermography) on the front, and flat ink for easy writability, on the back.  They were printed in reflex blue, a standard ink color, on classy 80# white linen stock.

dream ink offers affordable and high quality printed products.  From small quantities of full color brochures and flyers, to high-volume raised ink appointment card printing, our dream team of print professionals will help you find the perfect press, price and paper to complete your project.  We have established relationships with over a dozen local wholesale and speciality printers that we competitively bid your print project with.  This allows u to find not only the best price, but the best value.  Our two decades of experience and network of reliable, high-quality sources are unparalleled compared to the typical commercial printer.

Visit the Printed Products page for more information, or call today for a free quote!

Artwork for Sedgwick CMS custom circle labels

Custom Circle Labels

These custom circle labels for Sedgwick Claims Management were applied to a book given away at a speaking engagement.  The book came with Sedgwick custom bookmarks and were a big hit!  Check out the matching design created by the dream team by clicking on the link.

Sedgwick Custom Circle Labels

These 2″ circle labels were printed in Pantone 293c on white gloss.  While these custom circle labels only required standard adhesive, we also offer re-positionable and tamper evident labels.  The labels were finished on rolls and shipped off to the event just in time!

dream ink works with the largest wholesale label distributors in the U.S.  We competitively bid each project with several suppliers to guarantee the best value for your custom label project.  Our print professionals will help you choose the right material, adhesive and coating to meet your expectations.  From full color to die-cut, special application and high-end retail product labels, dream ink can help!  Contact us today for a free quote.

High-impact b2b print ad design with contractor crossing arms

B2B Print Ad Design

This B2B print ad design was created for publication in American Hotel’s Buyer’s Guide. The tagline “Get more work done.” appeals to the target audience of property managers, engineers and maintenance supervisors who are looking to maximize the productivity of many workers.

B2B Print Ad Design

Communicating that two-way radios will have an immediate impact on worker productivity is key to this demographic. Their goal is to enhance the performance of workers and lower costs, both which are achieved by equipping every employee or department with the power of instant access to information and assistance.  This design will run in the Spring Buyer’s Guide.  We have created another ad with a different worker for the Fall edition.

The dream team has over thirty years combined experience in B2C and B2B print ad design.  Whether you are a retailer, reseller, remodeler or reptile farmer, dream ink will create memorable and effective advertising for your business!  With three resident designers and five freelance graphic artists at our dispense, there is no project we can’t handle.

From websites and brochures, to print advertisements and signage, we will work with your team to craft the perfect promotional materials to build your brand.  Visit the Graphic Design page for more info, or call today to set up a free consultation.


this is an example of Factual Photo's offset business card printing

Business Cards

When it comes to presenting unique challenges in offset business card printing, these Factual Photo business cards are a perfect example.  With a high-volume of employees and quick turnaround required to accommodate and multiple days needed for printing and dry time, we offered solutions.

While digital printing would meet their timeline, it would be run on a slightly thinner stock.  Since printing masters to reduce production time by a day was not possible due to license numbers on the back changing frequently, this left us with no other choice but to be as quick and efficient with print production from the time of approval.

Factual Photo’s Offset Business Card Printing

The three color front requires two runs through the press.  The first laying down the blue and orange inks, which then requires a day to dry before running through again for the gray.  Then the backside is printed.  Being a dark blue ink that can rub off onto the backs of other cards when the pressure of a cutter hits the stack, this backside also requires additional drying time.  If there is no time to dry we apply slip sheets between each sheet to protect the backside during cutting.  Offset business card printing can often be a race against time!

dream ink’s team of print professionals are well equipped to handle any offset business card printing order. Call today for a free quote!

this an example of wedding invitation printing

Wedding Invitations

Here is a perfect example of our custom wedding invitation printing capabilities.  The client was looking for something classy and elegant without breaking the bank.  We explored several print processes and paper choices, from spot UV printing and die-cut card stock to deciding on a raised ink and metallic ink combination.  All materials were printed on a high-end white linen with hot pink and metallic inks.  These invites measured 5×7″ and were delivered early to ensure timely mailing.

Wedding Invitation Printing

dream ink specializes in custom products and wedding invitation printing.  With nearly two decades in the print industry, our dream team will help find the perfect press, price, and paper for your project.  Whether you need special inks to print invites for your big day, or standard inks for any other day, we can help!  We work with the nation’s largest wholesalers and commercial printers, dedicating to providing you the best-printed products on the planet.  Visit our printed products page for more information or call today for a free quote!

We also sell Carlson Craft wedding products.  From designer collections to save the date magnets, they offer unique and elegant custom products that impress.  View their full line of invitations here.

this is an example of Bradly Coating's print advertising

Print Advertising

Bradley Coatings wanted to present the best possible brand image and informational copy with their print advertising piece in American Fastener Journal. dream ink worked with our client to concept an effective, aesthetically pleasing layout and write effective copy that would speak to the readership of American Fastener.

Bradley Coatings Print Advertising Piece

This was a prime opportunity to increase visibility and reinforce a strong distribution network in the industry’s leading publication. Bradley Coatings’ products are used around the world so our goal was to communicate their history of success while also looking forward to the innovative products they continue to offer.

Business owners don’t want to be sold; they want to be educated.

Creating high-impact print advertising to build your brand often depends on the audience you’re trying to reach. Are they a younger, tech-savvy group, or an older demographic of decision-makers who prefer the newspaper to Facebook feeds? dream ink can help you connect with your company’s target audience with both online and offline marketing. We specialize in creating digital and print advertising that speaks to those most likely to need your products and services.

Visit our Targeted Marketing page or contact us today for a free quote or consultation.

This is an example of TM Martial Arts' rack card design

Rack Card Design

This full color rack card design was created for TM Martial Arts in Joliet, Illinois. In an effort to bring better consistency to their marketing materials, the layout was modeled after the website the dream team recently created for them, These cards were printed on a thick, 14 pt c2s stock with UV coating on

Rack Card Design and Printing

These cards were printed on a thick, 14 pt c2s stock with UV coating on front. A high-impact frontside with class descriptions and contact info on back make the rack card design an organized, easy to read piece.

dream ink offers rack card design and printing services for your business that are affordable and quality-driven. Our goal is to achieve the best possible design and print quality to meet your budget and expectations. We offer both digital and offset printing, meaning your project will be competitively priced whether you need 100 or 100,000 rack cards printed!

Call today for a free quote, or visit our Printed Products page for more info.

Digital Education Adventures poster printing

Poster Printing

Digital Education Adventures was looking for the best quality poster printing for high-impact posters to place in their storefront windows.

Digital Education Poster Printing

The goal was to build awareness of the new business, and growing industry, teaching children computer programming in a fun environment.  The “Code your own adventure” tagline is meant to build intrigue and excitement for a skill otherwise thought of as mundane and tedious.  The bright neon green and uniquely colored character do a perfect job of attracting the eyes while walking by.  Printed 4’x6′ on matte stock.

dream ink specializes in developing high-impact in-store posters and displays.   Whether you need one or one thousand, our dream team will create vivid and attractive designs that turn window shoppers into loyal customers.  From promoting a new product to building brand awareness, our large format poster printing and design services are used by every size business, from the Mom and Pops to Wendy’s International.   dream ink offers several options for your poster printing, from gloss, laminate, crystal laminate and event-quality printing.  Our team has over two decades creating and printing large format posters and banners.  We offer affordable pricing and print on only high-quality materials.

Call today for a free quote, or visit our Printed Products page for more info.