There are many resources in Detroit and online that offer similar services as at the Imaging Center. Here is a selection of our favorite places:
Off-Campus & Local Resources
Fine Art Printing
Image Works: Fine Art and Photographic printing */**
Image Works specializes in archival pigment printing, also known as giclée or inkjet printing, for reproducing photographic and fine art imagery.
3726 Monroe St.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Small Works Detroit */**
Resource for small print runs and printing advice, specializing in fundraiser printing and special projects.
Located in Detroit, temporarily an online-only storefront.
Cache Printing */**
Cache offers affordable, high-quality printing to artists, designers, and community organizers. Cache Printing also has a Risograph printer! Based in Detroit, MI
Millcraft Paper Store **
Wholesale paper and printing supplies. Often carries French, Neenah, and Domtar papers. Call for current inventory! Open 7:30am-5pm Monday-Friday
21118 Bridge St., Southfield, MI 48033
Business cards, stationery, stickers, labels, marketing materials. Moo offers short-run & rush delivery options if you’re in a pinch!
Upload and print your design on a variety of unique options, including wallpaper, fabric, decorative pillows, and more.
Online printing service including all types of book binding, booklets, card printing and signage.
Risograph Studios & Online Resources
Offers Riso printing as a service as well as an online bookshop (which is really awesome!!)
Risograph printing and graphic design services, an online portfolio, and a small store. They also have an active YouTube channel with amazing tutorials. These tutorials can be incredibly helpful if you are struggling with file set up in Photoshop!
Issue Press is an independent publisher of artist publications and multiples and a Risograph printing service based in Grand Rapids, MI.
Run by Issue Press, this site has lots of tutorials and an interactive map locating Risograph studios across the globe.
Local Riso print shop that focuses on flyers, zines, and buttons. Owned and run by former Imaging Center work-study technician, April West.
Risograph studio in the Greater Toronto area. They are also a wonderful resource that includes YouTube tutorials about Riso printing as well as information on their own workflow.
* Local / Michigan or regional business
** Brick and mortar business within 30 miles of Detroit proper
Do you have a suggestion of an awesome print shop or digital printing resource? If so, send the Imaging Center an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with their website and why you think we should add them to our list.