Colour me Good!

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Colours are extremely important when you’re thinking of designing your printed items. Here we’ll look at a few colours.. what they mean and help you choose what’s best for you. Red If people are able to see energy, they’d probably see red. Red is the colour associated with activity, passion, romance, and adventure. This color […]

Such a Creep…

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… If the title had you wondering, then don’t worry – this Blog post is all about a print term called ‘creep’ or push out or shingling or even feathering. If you’re not sure what creep is then i’ll try and explain that first. Imaging you’re printing a stitched brochure – a reasonable amount of […]

Full Colour Printing (CMYK)

Full Colour Printing

You may be surprised to find out that when any photos or pictures are printed they’re printed out of 4 inks. CMYK.  C for Cyan M for Magenta Y for Yellow K for Key or Black CMYK is the standard print terms for professional print, most of the time it’s referred to just as four […]

Fancy a trim?

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Trimming is the process of cutting a document down to its finished size. Commerical printing presses cannot print to the very edge of a sheet of paper so in order to achieve this effect, your design is usually printed onto a larger piece of paper. The excess unprinted border is trimmed off after printing using […]

What is Bleed?

This is the most common area of artwork that is missed when supplying files.So we’ll take a quick look at what it is and why you need to add it to your artwork.If you’re creating a flyer for instance and you have a background colour or photograph that you want filling the complete flyer – […]

Pantone Colour of the year 2012

The Official Pantone colour of 2012 has been announced as Tangerine Tango. The 2011 color of the year, PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle, encouraged us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor. Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward. “Sophisticated but at the same […]