Binding Design Considerations

When it comes to publications, the binding design is the element that holds the pages of books, catalogs, magazines, and pamphlets together. There are multiple types of book binding design options and they include (but are not limited to) coil and saddle stitching. When you are starting the process of creating the print design for […]Read More

Types of Promotional Printed Bags

When it comes to promotional printed bags, there is a wide variety of promotional bags to choose from for gifts and giveaways to clients and customers. During the process of narrowing down your custom printed bags options, take a step back and look at your choice from the point of view of the recipient. Who […]Read More

Drinkware Promotional Products Guide

Custom drinkware is one of the most popular promotional product categories because it is useful on a daily basis. Promotional drinkware items such as reusable water bottles and travel mugs have grown in popularity as people try to reduce the waste created by disposable plastic bottles and coffee cups. Buying drinkware, such as promotional tumblers, […]Read More

Pocket Folder Design Considerations & Templates

Pocket folders are useful in many business and academic situations. Depending on your specific needs, there are multiple folder designs including two pocket or three pocket folders, folders that contain business card slits and even some folders with viewing windows. Each of these types of pocket folders can be used as part of a sales […]Read More

How Viewing Distance Affects Font Size

Ever since the invention of the printing press, designers and publishers around the world have considered the proper font size for print projects. Even with the growth in popularity of electronic word processing capabilities, the font size of printed materials is still an important concept. In general, the font size shows how large the average […]Read More

4 Considerations to Get Your Signage & Display Images Print Ready

When it comes to proper display resolution, printers are often asked “What resolution do my images need to be?” In the world of small format printing, the answer to this question is usually an easy one as the rule of thumb is usually twice the output line screen (which is around 300-400dpi). If the resolution […]Read More

Vector vs. Raster: Which Do I Use for Printing?

There are so many image options and file formats currently available that it is sometimes a bit overwhelming to choose the correct file type to use. Compatibility is always a concern when working with different file types. When it comes to graphics and images, the type of computer graphic format that is used is a […]Read More

What is a Print Bleed? How to Add Bleeds in Adobe Products?

Have you ever come home on an empty stomach with no idea what When designing a print project, you will often want the images or other graphics to extend all the way to the very edges of the printed material. This is known as a print bleed, and it is a particularly important part of […]Read More

Marketing Your Business with Custom Door Hangers

Have you ever come home on an empty stomach with no idea what you want for dinner? Suddenly, the answer is in front of you in the form of a custom door hanger! Printed door hangers on a doorknob let you know a new BBQ restaurant is now open in your neighborhood or they share […]Read More

Custom Printing to Include in Your New Hire Welcome Package

When it is time to onboard new employees, there is a lot to remember when it comes to the materials that need to be included in new hire kits. Make a new employee feel welcome and part of the team on the first day by including informative printed materials. Some examples of custom printed materials […]Read More