Printing

You could have the coolest design ever, but if you print it incorrectly and on flimsy paper, then you’re doing a disservice to your design. Perhaps you are planning on printing flyers to promote your business, but maybe door hangers would be the better option. These are just a few of the useful tips you will find in these PsPrint Blog posts below covering all aspects of printing. Whether you are printing a small sticker or a large vinyl banner, we’ve got a blog post that can help you.

January 16, 2009

Everyone hates bad photos, especially soft or fuzzy photos. They stand out like a sore thumb when printed, especially if it’s used in an ad that could be right next to a competitor’s ad with...

January 16, 2009

Images are the spice to good design. They can enhance your message and hold your audiences attention. If used properly a good image can create many different designs. Used too much or cropped...

January 16, 2009

In this segment we will identify the elements of a page. This can apply to any page in a publication whether it may be a magazine page, book page or newspaper page they all use some or all of the...

January 15, 2009

Let's define what the “live area” is and why it is important to design within this area when designing for print.

So, what is the fabled “live area?” The live area is the area in which your...

January 15, 2009

You placed an order for 2,000 double-sided glossy brochures, and you told the printer you would send them the artwork. Your printer said, “Great just make sure you send us a 300 dpi EPS file.”...

January 15, 2009

When designing something for non-personal use, there are a few things you should keep in mind. You don’t want to get slapped with a lawsuit because you decided to use a pretty picture you found...

January 15, 2009

[caption id="attachment_177" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Use Adobe Photoshop to create gift cards for your clients and keep them coming back."][/caption] Don't let the headline fool...

January 14, 2009

As we turn the corner into 2009, we often reflect on what we would like to change or how we can make a positive impact. New Year's resolutions are rarely carried out in practice, mostly because we...

January 14, 2009

Read Part 1.

Let's cover a few basics.

Choose a portfolio that will accommodate a 17-inch-by-11-inch...

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What is the PsPrint Blog??

The PsPrint Blog is a resource for graphic designers, freelancers, small business owners and fans of print marketing. You'll find helpful techniques on printing everything there is to print, including business cards, postcards, brochures, stickers, invitations, greeting cards, door hangers, magnets and more. The PsPrint Blog shares creative ways to improve your design and layout skills, and useful tips for marketing your business in any medium. We also like to have a little fun, sharing design inspiration and spotlighting some our favorite customers' printed pieces in our "Hot Off the Press" series.

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