Month: September 2013

But it looked great on my screen…

I often am asked “why does the printed pieces not look like the image on my computer screen?” I usually end up sitting with the customer and having a very long complicated discussion about CMYK vs RGB ColorSpace. I have already covered CMYK and now it is time for RGB… RGB ColorSpace use Red Green …

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Printing Terms – Exporting your document with bleeds

So now you have your InDesign document with your bleeds built in, the next step is to make sure your “Print-Ready PDF” includes them. The easiest way to create an PDF from InDesign is to Export the file. You will notice that you have several presets, I would suggest either getting a preset from your …

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What is a Bleed and Why does it matter…

According to Wikipedia a “bleed” “…refers to printing that goes beyond the edge of the sheet before trimming.” One of the most common problems we face when we receive “print-ready” files from our customers is that they do not include a bleed in the document when they send it to us. This give us, as …

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