Today’s How to article will look at an important topic concerning the creation of your artwork. I will give you some information about file formats and print templates which you can find and use on our online shop. Find out which one is the right print shop file format.
Colour is one of the most important design elements in our industry. It often conveys a message without using any words. In advertising media the aim is to achieve an identical shade of colour which is recurrent and is used for different products. In order to achieve this, clearly defined colours – such as the […]
When selecting from our range of folded leaflets you can now choose from the practical cross fold or the z-fold and double parallel fold with an incredible 12 pages. This means that the sky is the limit when considering ideas for spectacular and large-scale folded leaflet. I will provide you with all the details about […]
Besides roll (or letter) folds and z-folds (sometimes called concertina or accordion folds), the gate fold is one of the three most-commonly used types of flyer folds – and it is the subject of the last in our series about folded leaflets. I’ll start by giving you a rundown on how this format got its […]
In the last article, I wrote about roll or spiral folds on flyers and gave you a few tips about how to produce print files, so today, I thought I’d tell you about z-fold leaflets. I’ll start by telling you about how z-folds came about and about how to use them to produce six and […]
Since there several ways of folding which are quite similar in the way they are used, there is often some confusion about them when ordering folded leaflets. To make sure that you know which folds you’re talking about, I’m going to take you through the three most common folds in detail: roll folds, z-folds, and […]
Our topic for today is the HKS colour palette for spot colour printing. HKS® is a registered trademark owned by HKS Warenzeichenverband e.V., a consortium composed of three companies: Hostmann-Steinberg GmbH, K(ast)+E(ich) Druckfarben of the Flint Group Germany GmbH and H. Schmincke & Co. GmbH & Co. KG. At first, the HKS colours this consortium […]
When we talk about paper grammage, we are referring to the paper density, i.e. the thickness of the sheets. To make sure you choose the right kind of paper for your printed product, I thought I’d give you a run-down of the various kinds of paper: coated/art paper, postcard board, offset paper (copier/printer paper), and […]
Today I would like to tell you about a new way to enhance your print products – perforation! I will briefly explain what perforation lines are, how to highlight them in your artwork and give you some ideas about how to use them!
If you’re using paper at 250gsm grammage or above for products such as folding cards, flyers, and brochure covers, we’d recommend that you crease the paper where it will be folded. Should you opt for creasing or grooving and where’s the difference? Find out more below!