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Image Resolution In Print Design

It is an all too common occurrence for us to reject beautiful graphic-design jobs due to unsuitable image resolutions, causing delays. Sometimes designers fail to realize that when it comes to the images they print, size usually doesn’t matter, resolution is king. Here’s a handy guide on how to create a print ready design by […]

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, […]

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 […]