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Take a tour of your local print shop!

Here’s a great idea. Ask for a tour of your local print shop! Printers are usually happy to show prospective or existing customers the workings of their facility. Exposure to every aspect of printing–from graphic design, to the offset printing … Continue reading

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The best material for a sign, exhibit or poster.

Which material would work best for your sign, exhibit or poster? There are several types of board that can be used for directly printed or mounted graphics. Foamcore, Ultraboard, Gatorboard, Plasticore… The names sound very similar, so what makes each … Continue reading

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Save time and money with digital printing.

Like other digital technology, digital printing has greatly advanced in recent years. Today’s high volume laser or inkjet printers can now produce very high quality full color or black and white prints at a fraction of the cost of traditional … Continue reading

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The best color combinations for a sign.

Visibility is the most important element in outdoor signage. Signs, banners, posters and other graphics meant to be easily seen and understood at a distance should use a simple, contrasting color scheme that stands out clearly. According to the Outdoor … Continue reading

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Expand your business with door hangers.

Door hangers can be an effective method to advertise and expand your business. The keys to success are the proper design and distribution of your hangers. Door hangers should be printed on heavy stock, so that when placed on a … Continue reading

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How to wrap a skyscraper.

Perhaps you attended the San Diego Comic-Con, and you admired the enormous graphics covering the Hilton and Marriott hotels at either end of the convention center. Did you wonder how those advertisements were placed on such large buildings? It isn’t … Continue reading

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How to cut your printing costs.

Here are many outstanding ideas to help you reduce your printing costs: Stick with standard finished sizes to reduce paper waste and minimize your costs. Be careful when using bleeds, that is, color or images that run to the edges … Continue reading

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