Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to design for large- and grand-format printing

As print demands change, and print service providers are adding large- and grand-format printers to their mix, for the designer, knowledge of how to design for large format printing is important. However, designing for large- and grand-format takes a different … Continue reading

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Tips for Successful print-ready files

There was a term used decades ago in print called “camera ready art”, which meant that a graphic artist had created art boards complete with type pasted in place, keylines indicated for screens and photos, and even rubylith layers for what … Continue reading

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Print, LinkedIn and the power of Social Media

I’m going to digress a bit from a print-related topic (although I’m sure this post will incorporate aspects of print in it) to discuss the power of Social Media.  In a past post, where I discussed the uses of Social Media … Continue reading

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Hitting a brick wall…..

I’ve come to an important conclusion: clients are like brick walls.  Take a look at the image above.  See that the bricks are all different sizes, even different colors?  And look at the mortar.  Some of it is evenly spaced, … Continue reading

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What do YOU know about Benjamin Franklin?

Tomorrow is the 4th of July – without a doubt, the United States’ biggest holiday. We celebrate with block parties, picnics, days at the beach, baseball games, fireworks, and time with friends and family.  But since this is a print-related … Continue reading

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