Pros and Cons

Working in the electronic age has it’s benefits…  and its drawbacks. Things can go very smoothly. A customer decides on a specific product and contacts us via phone or email. After clarifying the nature of the product, the customer sends us any logo or graphics they want us to use. We create the product. Then… Continue reading Pros and Cons

Machine Language

In the print shop, we use several machines for printing.  These machines take instructions from our computers. We have coordinated the programs in our computers to talk with our printing machines. Generally this works very well. However, when our client creates a document in a different computer with a slightly different program, it sometimes doesn’t… Continue reading Machine Language

Summertime

Well, summer will officially arrive in just a couple of week. It’s time for vacations, fishing, hiking, reading, sunning, and a host of other activities. On the farm some of those activities are plowing and planting, swathing and baling, harvesting, repairing equipment, tending garden, fixing fence, and chasing cattle. Summertime is time to plan ahead… Continue reading Summertime

Books, Booklets, and Pamphlets

Books, booklets, and pamphlets are what we call multi-page publications.  They may have four pages which is the simplest. These can generally be printed front and back of a single sheet and folded in half. Ta-da!  And you have four pages. However, more than four pages requires some additional work. Since these are a few… Continue reading Books, Booklets, and Pamphlets

More About Large Projects – Font Choices

Your printing project can invoke a mood, just like music. Do you want casual? Or formal? The feel or mood of the piece can be dictated by a choice of font. The font is the type face used for content. You can call up a mood by using different fonts.  But beware, use of more… Continue reading More About Large Projects – Font Choices