A comprehensive set of guides to help prepare your artwork and get the best results for your print

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Binding Types

Saddle stitch, perfect bound or wiro, whats the difference?

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Bleed Explained

Avoid white borders and ensure your print is tidy and professional.

Capacity Explained

Paper Capacity refers to how many sheets can be put inside your brochures, folders or document corners.

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Colour Guide

CMYK, RGB or Spot Colour? which is best for printing.

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Die Cutting

How does it work, and what are the types and options.

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Drill Holes

How do we produce those nice clean round holes on your print.

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Embossing - Debossing

What are the differences and how do they work with print and paper.

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Digital or foil block? we explain the differences and recommended uses.

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Folding Styles

Six of the most popular folding styles illustrated and explained.

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Fonts & Images

Top Tips on design and layout for your designs and artwork.

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How to supply artwork

Recommended file formats and how best to supply them to us.

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Matt, gloss, soft touch or silk? What about large format types.

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NCR Printing

What does NCR stand for and how does it work?

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Pantone Colours

We explain about the number coded colour reference system.

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Paper Range

A guide to our range of paper types and coatings.

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Paper Sizes

We match A, B, and C paper and envelopes with their sizes.

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Perforation Explained

Avoid white borders and ensure your print is tidy and professional.

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Proofs & Checking

PDF proof, Hard copy proofs and Wet proofs What’s the difference?

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Pixels per inch, high resolution and low resolution all explained.

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Scratch Latex

What is it and how can it work on your print products.

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Spot UV

How best does it work and what are the different types.

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Variable Data

Utilise personalised data for individual and specific print.

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White label Delivery

Unbranded, logo free, not from a third party.

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