Tips & Tricks

Five Reliable Sources for Free Fonts

Fonts are the most fundamental and powerful elements in a designer’s arsenal. Luckily, there are variety of places online where you can find free fonts. Some sites provide downloadable font files that you can use on your computer and in printed pieces. Other sites provide what are known as web fonts, snippets of code that you can add to a website. Check out the list below for some sites providing ... »

Staff bio pages provide many benefits to company websites.

Staff Bios: Benefits & Tips

Today, many organizations have “meet our team” or staff bio pages on their websites. In this article, we’ll look at three reasons why staff bio pages benefit your company and provide three tips for making these pages as effective as possible. Staff Bio Pages: Benefits Staff bios add a personal touch, which is an important component for gaining the trust of your customers. In fact... »

5 Adobe InDesign Tips for Print Professionals

Adobe InDesign is a powerful tool with a variety of advanced features for creating page layouts. Check out the five tips below for ways to increase your InDesign efficiency: Bleeds: Having your final document printed? It’s best to factor in bleed right from the start. However, if you need to adjust the bleed settings after your document has already been created, just go to File -> Documen... »

Designing for Digital: Rich Black Inks

Often in offset lithographic printing, large black objects are printed using what are referred to as rich blacks. A rich black contains all four process inks: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Less frequently it could be a mixture of black and some other ink, usually cyan. Rich black is useful in large solids to produce a “darker” black that prints more evenly on the press sheet than s... »

Combustible Dust and Safety Compliance

Combustible Dust and Safety Compliance

OSHA continues to enforce their rules regarding combustible dust and fire prevention, and companies are still receiving huge fines for these serious violations. It’s important to keep your employees and business safe from fire hazards, and here are a few quick tips to follow to eliminate or reduce the amount of combustible dust you generate: Ensure all dust handling/generating equipment is designe... »

Benefits of Centralized Workflow Information

Benefits of Centralized Workflow Information

It appears the economy has stabilized, though attempting to find savings in workflow production can be difficult. Where can you determine your bottlenecks? How can an organization correctly identify and act on these bottlenecks before they cut into profits? Installing and running a Management Information System (MIS) with an integrated workflow can give you this information quickly and easily. Usi... »

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