Category :Technical

What is “print-ready” artwork?

All our prices assume that you provide "print-ready artwork". Yet, surprisingly, many of the files that we receive to print are not print-ready. If a file is not print-ready then we either charge for time...

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Folded Brochures

The most common type of folded brochure or flyer we create is the good-old-fashioned tri-fold. An A4 page folded into three sections, usually with one flap being folded between the others (known as a "C-Fold"...

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Resolution

No, not those horrible New Year's Resolutions that everyone abandons on Jan 3rd - I'm talking about File Resolution. We frequently get graphic images sent to us that look horrible when put in print. It's...

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Bleed & Safe Zones

When designing your print job it is important to set it up correctly to get the best results.  All printing has limitations, and designing for those limitations will make a job much easier to print...

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Paper Size

The standard consumer paper size in New Zealand is A4 which is 210 x 297 mm. It is not uncommon for people to format their documents in US Letter size (8.5 x 11 inches, or...

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