Multi-page Publications

Laying out multi-page publications is sometimes tricky, especially when you want to print the pages two on a sheet and back them up to the appropriate pages. This is a sample cover page layout (ignore the spine for now).  You will note that the front cover is on the right hand side of the sheet, and… Continue reading Multi-page Publications

Mail Merge

“Oh, dear!  We have 200 invitations to send to this wedding, and my handwriting is no longer readable. With the onset of my arthritis, just the idea of handwriting 200 envelopes is painful.”   Don’t panic.  The print shop can help. They can set up a “mail merge” to address your envelopes. What the printer… Continue reading Mail Merge

Publisher, Word, and Saving $$$

Publisher and Word are good programs if you are designing and printing your own materials.  However, they do not always play nicely with the equipment your print shop uses. If you want to design a business card or post card, for example, these programs let you set it up as a single card. But when you… Continue reading Publisher, Word, and Saving $$$