Summertime

Summer is time for parties, picnics, and reunions. We are delighted to be able to help with these occasions. We can provide Save the date cards Invitations Family letters Photos Even place mats and Post-event letters If you have a special theme for your occasion, we have full graphic design capabilities in house. Our graphic… Continue reading Summertime

Media – Paper – 4

Cover stock is much heavier than text weight stock, but the pound numbers can be very confusing. Cover stock is figured differently from text weight stock, so a 67# cover is much heavier than a 70# text. You don’t need to concern yourself with those numbers. That’s what your print shop is for. You will… Continue reading Media – Paper – 4

Media – Paper – 3

We talked about writing paper being 20# or 24#.  The heavier text weight papers, 28# and 32# are frequently used for posters and brochures. They are light enough to fold easily without needing to be creased before folding. And they are heavy enough to create a light weight table tent when the ends are taped… Continue reading Media – Paper – 3

Media – Paper – 2

Our next topic is writing paper. This is the paper used for office copiers and printers, and for general writing purposes. It may be used as letterhead, although sometimes letterhead is printed on text weight paper. Writing paper is generally 20# or 24#. Most often it has a smooth finish for going through office printers… Continue reading Media – Paper – 2

Media – Paper

Paper: a simple word for a complex entity. There is a nearly endless variety of papers differing by weight and texture. All paper is made from drying a simple slurry.  But just as in any recipe, the ingredients make a difference. Some paper is made from fresh pulp, some from recycled paper, some have rag… Continue reading Media – Paper