Often people come into our business with a request for card stock on which to hand craft a sign or banner – like a happy birthday or welcome home decoration. We’ve already talked about some of the options for flat paper stock – colors and weights can vary widely. But suppose you want envelopes. Your… Continue reading Envelope Stock
Most people have photos, some new, some old. Your print shop can print multiple copies of these for you. With new photos, they were probably taken with a cell phone or a digital camera. Those are easy – mostly. All the client needs to do is log into the print shop website and up load… Continue reading Photographs
Back Up refers to how an image on one side of a printed sheet aligns with the image on the other side. Your print shop can print on one or both sides of a sheet of paper. If this is going to be a single sheet publication like an advertising insert or a set of instructions,… Continue reading Printing Terms: Backup. . .
Constant noise, even music, can become tiring. You eventually need a little silence. In music that’s called a rest. Even a short rest gives your ears a moment to define what you’ve heard. In printing, we call it white space. We’ve all seen ads that were so full of pictures and text that it… Continue reading White Space
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
“Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” – Michelangelo Carving a statue is a large task, and one that should not be undertaken without a clear vision of the finished project. The same is true of any large project, including printing projects.… Continue reading Large Projects
Getting ready for a new year, you might be thinking about changing some of the forms and documents your business requires. This could be because regulations have changed, the information could be set up in a more useful format for you, or any number of other reasons. At DuMond Printing, we are available to make your… Continue reading Document Creation