Clients who like to design their own publications use various media to create their product. Graphics files can be particularly problematic. File types are identified by their extensions which are abbreviations of their names and where they originated: … Continue reading Graphics Content Files
Your local print shop may print on other materials than paper. Here at DuMond, we print on mugs, photo slates, and mousepads just to name a few. You can treat yourself to a memory or create a gift for a special someone on any occasion. Birthdays, anniversaries, Mothers and Fathers Days,… Continue reading Not Just Paper
DuMond Printing is happy to announce new, on-line hours – seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Now you can order whatever you need whenever you think of it! Just go to http://www.dumondprinting.com There will be a button at the top right hand corner of the page for you to create a personal account. You… Continue reading The On-Line Presence – 24/7
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