7 Tips For Pairing Fonts Like a Pro

In the digital age, nearly everyone who works on a computer will encounter a time when they have to choose fonts. Whether it is just for a company letter, Powerpoint presentation, website, or a design piece, you’ll be faced with a typographic decision. We’re here to help you make that choice! Follow the steps below…

R.R. Donnelley ready to deliver if USPS doesn’t

If Congress decides to allow private delivery of newspapers and magazines on Sundays, the nation’s largest printing company is ready to step in. “We are looking at alternative delivery methods for content, for physical content,” Thomas J. Quinlan, CEO of R.R. Donnelley, told financial analysts this week. (SeekingAlpha has the complete transcript.) “With the platform…

Motivation for your Monday

Monday’s sure do have a bad rep, but as much as we love the weekend – we also love our Mondays. It’s our chance to get back to the thing we love most, making your visions come to life one dot and pixel at a time. So brush off those Monday blues and get after…

The P.S. You Should Include in Print Requests

Margie Dana is a wonderful resource for printers and print buyers alike. For those of you who have never heard of Dana, she provides incredible content on her self-titled website with a mission to “help clients build customer communities through carefully crafted content.” Earlier this week, Dana shared a great tip that we wanted to…

The low-down on binding options

There are several things that have a hand in deciding how a certain printed project will be bound. The page count can easily become a deciding factor as too many pages actually will force you to look past the more economical saddle stitch option. The function of the piece, as well as the overall print…

Graphic Design Files Explained

Providing the right file types to your service providers, whether that be print or web, is incredibly important when trying to get a quality message out to your audience. The means of production should dictate what types of files you are sending your service provider. Below I’ve provided a brief explanation of what types you…

Earth Day 2014: Print & Paper isn’t so bad

The print and paper industries get bad raps ever since the boom of the digital age. Trees get pulled from the ground (and many assume are never replaced), and they consume too much energy to get the pulp into paper form. Contrary to popular belief though, there is so much that the paper and printing…