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Archive for November, 2021

Top 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Professional Printer

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Picking a professional printing company that can take on your commercial printing needs can seem like an overwhelming task. Nowadays, there are countless choices in the market, and the stress that comes with the process of making this decision is enough to make you feel a little crazy. However, if you are looking for the ideal professional printer that will suit your specific needs, you should take the following points into consideration that will help you keep sane. (more…)

Commercial Printing: Foil Stamping Wedding Materials

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

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I’m a great believer in marriage. Between the two of us, my fiancee and I have already been married five times. So when I found an article on foiling wedding materials on, I was interested. The article is entitled “Everything You Need to Know About Foil Wedding Invitations,” by Lidia Ryan, published on 09/29/21. (more…)

Why Print Brochures for your Business

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

In this world full of digital marketing fans, why do markets insist that we involve brochures in our strategies? Well, the answer is simple! Many people still love to read things outside of their phones, and this is exactly why it is a must for you to involve both traditional and digital marketing techniques in your strategy. Still not sure why marketers prefer brochures? Here is all you need to know. (more…)

Custom Printing: Choosing an InSite Digital Proofing Workflow

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

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Back in the 1990s when I was an art director, I actually sent our print books to press as pasted-up “mechanicals.” From these, the printers would make negatives and from these blueline proofs. Finally they would “burn” plates from the same negatives used for the bluelines. Late in the ‘90s I had switched to submitting artwork as digital files rather than as mechanicals, and the printers had begun to expose and process custom printing plates without the interim step of creating negatives. (more…)

Commercial Printing: Sidestepping Flaws in Digital Printing

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

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To reverse the common maxim, “Every silver lining has a cloud.” This also holds true for digital custom printing, the relatively new technology that has brought to commercial printing both a much wider color gamut than offset printing and the ability to make each printed piece different from every other piece in the press run. (more…)

Commercial Printing: An Introduction to Screen Printing

Friday, November 12th, 2021

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My First Screen Printing Experience

The summer before college I worked (one on one) with a Mexican ceramics artist. He was the artist in residence at a church attached to a local high school. Night after night I would take a bus to his studio and learn (of all things, not pottery making but) custom screen printing. He was skilled at both disciplines. (more…)

Reasons to Print Handouts for Your Business

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Businesses are always looking for ways to save time and money. Printing handouts with your logo or company information can be a great way to do both! With the use of color printing, you will also increase the visibility of your company’s message. If you’re interested in learning more about how to print handouts can help your business, keep reading! You’ll find out why it’s important that all companies have an effective marketing strategy that includes handouts.



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