Finding a reliable commercial printer can take some time. Here’s a head start — UK print companies recommended by a few of the UK’s top (and friendliest) designers and design studios.
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A fascinating eight-minute look at Hatch Show Print, a 130 year-old working letterpress shop (established 1879) in Nashville, Tennessee.
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When you design artwork for print, standard practice is to send a PDF to your printer. But are you 100% sure you got the settings right? Are you confident the size is correct? Have the colours been set to print standards or client brand guidelines? What about font usage?
Full post: Prepress tips for graphic designers →
The following guest post is a print-primer from NetPublications, a digital printing, publishing and fulfilment company with 25 years’ experience.
Full post: Top ten problems in file prep for print →
I’ve been asked to author the first logo design book from Peachpit Press.
Full post: Musings on book writing →
Have clients ever asked why their marketing material hasn’t printed the colour they requested?
Full post: How paper can critically affect the colour of your printed product →