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A Short Guide to Preparing Files for Print

A Short Guide to Preparing Files for Print

Posted 21st March 2018

When creating a brochure, leaflet or magazine you will want to ensure that the printed version looks as good as the on-screen version. Here are a few steps that will help you create print ready artwork.

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Four colour process printing

Four colour process printing

Posted 25th August 2017

Many of you may already be familiar with the term 4 colour process printing. Printers also use the terms 4/4, 4/1 and 4/0 but what do these actually mean?

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10 questions you should ask your printer

10 questions you should ask your printer

Posted 25th April 2017

When it comes to getting the right results from a print run knowledge is key. Here are 10 questions to ask your printer before your project gets underway.

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Common problems to avoid when supplying artwork for printing

Common problems to avoid when supplying artwork for printing

Posted 20th April 2017

Making a few quick and simple checks can help you avoid many of the problems that printers encounter when receiving press ready artwork.

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New brochure weight and spine width calculators

New brochure weight and spine width calculators

Posted 8th December 2016

Quick and easy to use we have made available two new calculators.

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How heavy is my brochure?

How heavy is my brochure?

Posted 17th October 2016

Here is a quick reference guide to calculating the weight of your brochure or envelope.

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Should I convert RGB colours to CMYK?

Should I convert RGB colours to CMYK?

Posted 17th June 2016

RGB colours may look good on screen but they will need converting to CMYK for printing. Here are a few ways that you do this.

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Avoiding font problems in PDFs

Avoiding font problems in PDFs

Posted 7th June 2016

Creating a press ready PDF is the best way to supply artwork for printing. However, there are a few things to check and watch out for.

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