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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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Sending Files

January 31, 2023  |  fonts, graphics, InDesign, layout, packaging, PDF

The past 20 years have seen the digital side of our business change from customers bringing us files on a floppy disk to sending us files daily in email or via our website or file sharing platforms such as Google Drive

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A4 or Letter?

November 1, 2022  |  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 world standard) and not US Letter paper size (8.5" x 11"

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Why PDFs?

July 5, 2022

Why do we ask you to send PDF files? PDFs maintain quality, work across platforms (Mac & PC), and often are smaller in size than other file types. Just make sure to look at the PDF before sending it to us to be

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Proportions
Proportions

Understanding Proportions

July 21, 2020

Options for when your artwork is not proportionate to your preferred finished size.    You have a piece you like (maybe your own original art) and you want to make it into a postcard or a flyer or poster. But all

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Proofs

September 6, 2022  |  approval, changes, proof

Proofs. Who needs ‘em? You might think that taking the time to physically inspect and approve a hardcopy proof will delay your job’s completion, or push you past a deadline. Most of the time this just

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WTF

June 15, 2022  |  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 use. Some

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