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Three Factors When Designing Your Print Job

Three Factors When Designing Your Print Job

April 10, 2019  |  bleeds, design, guideline, live area, trim

When designing a piece to be printed, three important meausurements from largest to smallest are Bleed, Trim and Live Area. What is a “Bleed”? A bleed is any part of your design that extends up to or past the edge

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Print and Paper - The Facts

Print and Paper - The Facts

December 12, 2018

Paper production supports sustainable forest management Paper manufacturers encourage forest sustainability through their purchase and use of certified wood fiber and support for sustainable forest management policies

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What is my paper size?

May 29, 2018  |  A4, format, letter, paper, size

Lately we've encountered a number of files not quite formatted as their creators intended. This is mostly due to files being created using the A4 paper size (a European standard) and not US Letter paper size (the US

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Vector Art vs. Raster Art

January 11, 2018

“You can just pull the logo from my website.” This is something we hear all too often when we ask for a copy of a logo to begin a project. The problem is the resolution of a website graphic is usually too

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Quick note on email

September 5, 2017  |  communication, email

We just had a suggestion about emails and proofs and thought we'd share it. Email makes it easy for customers to send their files to us for printing and for us to send proofs back. It is a very convenient service we

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WTF

February 17, 2017  |  adobe, client file, fonts, what the font, word, wtf

  What the Font? One of the biggest problems we face with customer files is not having the same fonts they used.Fonts seem simple but they really aren’t. There are thousands of fonts and variations now in

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