Choosing the Right Envelope

The lowly envelope. Most people don’t give envelopes much thought. Let’s face it, they usually end up in the recycle bin anyway. Right?  The truth is, the envelope is like wrapping paper on a Birthday gift. If planned properly, the envelope prepares the recipient for...

Which is Better: Digital or Offset?

The short answer is “It depends.” Over the past decade the advances in Digital Printing technology have been tremendous, but that doesn’t mean that Digital is the right answer for all projects.  Over the past five years we have seen many clients requesting smaller...

The Dress: Color Perception and Printing

It is almost inevitable at this point that you have heard about “The Dress.” This Blue/Black/White/Gold combination of fabrics caused an absolute uproar on the day of February 27th, 2015. The colors of the famous garment were heavily debated across social media...

What are Bleeds?

Do you know what it means when a printer asks you if your project bleeds? When quoting a job, one of the factors we take into consideration is whether or not the project has a Bleed. For anyone not involved in printing or designing print pieces, it may sound a bit...

Astronomical Ink Prices

Do you know how much it costs you to print at home? The ink cartridges in my inkjet printer at home ran out last night and I was not thrilled knowing I was going to have to spend another $40.98 (plus tax!) for ink. As I was putting these small cartridges in my printer...