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RGB vs CMYK – or why your colours look different

by March 28th, 2013

As we’ve explained before, designs do look different printed to on screen. The reason behind this is all to do with how RGB and CMYK (the two main colour making models) work. Keep reading

Posted in: Logo Design | Print
Julian Croft

Flyer Design: the best of the basics

by August 7th, 2012

Whether you are a new business or a well established company you should never underestimate how powerful a flyer is as a marketing tool. Simple and effective, they are a brilliant way of letting your customers know about a sale, event or merely that you exist.

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Posted in: Print
Julian Croft

Getting printed: Litho vs Digital

by July 9th, 2012

You’ve got your professionally designed logo, your business card, letterhead and comp slip so now it’s time to get them printed.

Advances in technology means that there are fast, cheap ways to get this done now.  But is this the best route to take to show off your professionalism?  Maybe the investment in the tried and tested type of printing is worth it.

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Posted in: Print
Julian Croft

Why does the colour of my design look different when printed?

by May 1st, 2012

This does not cause a problem for the majority as it is not extremely important to get a 100% onscreen to print match however if you are set on a particular onscreen colour we can except no responsibility for your print items and suggest you get a print proof and talk to your printer.

Colours on screen can differ quite considerably than the finished professional print product. Your design will look different on screen, different when you print from your inkjet printer, different if you receive a digital proof and different when litho printing. Colours may even change from print firm to print firm. If you have specific pantone or CMYK colour references we are more than happy to use and is the most secure way of getting a colour of your choice. Monitor settings and quality can also contribute to colour variations, your design can look different from one machine to another.

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