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How Do I Format My Artwork for CMYK?

We often get questions about how to properly format artwork for CMYK for good reason. Neglecting to convert your files from RGB to CMYK before printing can cause significant discrepancies between how your artwork’s colors appear on screen and how they appear in print. For this reason we recommend that you convert files from the …

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Graphic Design

19 Alarmingly Bad Print Ads

Bad print ads are everywhere. From magazines and billboards, to EDDM postcards and posters, we’ve all seen print ads that cross the boundaries of good taste and design. As a printing company, we’ve seen things you wouldn’t believe. Don’t think that only inexperienced businesses make bad print ads either. Creating them can and will happen …

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Education

15 College Recruitment Posters That Break the Mold

According to the latest data, college enrollment has dropped from approximately 21 million in 2010 to 20.2 million in 2014. Forecasts predict the pattern will hold through 2016 and beyond. This drop in enrollment has spurred institutions of higher learning to increase their marketing efforts, with a corresponding increase in the sophistication of their college …

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Graphic Design

455+ Random Brushes for Unusual Design Needs

Need a unique brush for your next project? You may be able to find just what you need in the collection of random brushes below. Whether you’re planning to use these brushes on posters, for online printing, or for a website design, the following free sets of brushes can be used for any graphic design project. …

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Graphic Design

Excellent Christmas Ads for Inspiration

It’s Christmas time and you’re thinking about launching some advertising. Where do you start?! Postcards, posters, brochures? This collection of ads range from the funny to the thought-provoking across several print mediums to get your inspiration kick-started. PrintPlace

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Graphic Design

5 Tips for Creating an Eye-Catching Poster

With online display ads waning in popularity, it’s back to basics for many advertisers. This means using postcards, brochures and posters to catch consumer attention. If done correctly, a poster (of which billboards are included) can drive someone to stop into a store, visit a Web site or make a call to order a product. …

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