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Print Blacks Right The First Time: Total Area Coverage

In our previous blog Print Blacks Right The First Time we discussed the basics of using a combination of CMYK to create rich black colors when printing.  Today we want to take things a bit further and talk about Total Area Coverage Total Area Coverage When there are several colors being printed on top of each other, […]

18 Ways To Improve Your Site In 10 Minutes

Link your logo Link you logo to your homepage. Sounds simple enough but it will save time for your users. Make links obvious: It’s a quick job to style them so they contrast against regular body copy. Make text readable: Make it easy on your readers let your text breathe by using line height and […]

Design To Print

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the print press is merciless,  we’ve heard it time and time again garbage-in-garbage-out.  We’ve all had the painful experience before, the anticipation, hours of work, years of experience, how could anything go wrong, i’m a designer!.  Those final moments when that brochure your so proud of arrives at your […]

Print Blacks Right The First Time

That’s right, Black is a color, and It’s no just one color, when it comes to ink on paper, getting black right takes more than just, black.  Most printers use a 4 color process, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, & Black or Key. CMYK is based on a percentage value from 1 to 100.   The percentage […]