Perfect Binding Setup Info

Perfect Binding Setup Info

Perfect Binding Setup Info When setting up artwork for perfect binding, please ensure you have read thoroughly the following guidelines. Ideally you should read these notes before you start designing, as once you get close to deadline, one can find that the...
Overprint

Overprint

When you create artwork in Illustrator (most commonly), or text layout documents in Quark XPress or InDesign then you will select your colours from a Palette of swatches. Although this issue can be a problem in Photoshop, this warrants a more detailed explanation as...
How to Supply Large Format Artwork

How to Supply Large Format Artwork

Before referring to this article on how to supply Large Format artwork, please read our article on vector images. If you are working with a large document such as a poster above A3, a banner, or any other piece of display material, there will come a point where a...
Bleed

Bleed

Bleed is one of the most misunderstood concepts within print. Often tuition courses are misleading due to reliance on old information that is no longer relevant, often designers have only ever produced for the screen or web so don’t understand the concept, and...
How to Supply Large Format Artwork

Vector Images

Most images made up in graphic design programs or from digital cameras are made up of pixels; these are called Bitmap images – a grid of pixels or bits. When you increase the size of a bitmap image, you cannot create more pixels; although additional pixels will...
Supply Large Files & Keep Your Files Safe Using Dropbox

Supply Large Files & Keep Your Files Safe Using Dropbox

If you’re not using Dropbox already, you should be! In place of your Documents or My Documents folder, everything you place in Dropbox is backed up to cloud storage, and if you use it on multiple computers, synced across those machines. Once installed, to share...