Printers and graphic designers rely on the right file format for correct image compression. And choosing the right format – gif, tif, jpg, jpeg, png, eps or pdf – needs careful consideration in order to ensure the right output. Do you find yourself confused every time you’re about to save an image file and your computer asks you to pick an extension? Help is on the way! Continue reading to find out which file format best suits your image.
Designing a successful poster is no easy feat. There are millions of posters out there competing for the public's attention. What’s more, designing a great poster is a threefold challenge: It not only has to have immediate impact and stop busy consumers in their tracks, it must also contain relevant "take-aways", the information that inspires the viewer to take a desired action. And last but not least, the design has to look equally awesome in large format as it does in regular print.
When you open a PDF file and the application tells you that there are missing fonts, you know that there’s trouble ahead. Not only will the PDF not display properly on screen, you can also forget about getting a print that looks the way the creator of the file intended. But, luckily for you, you’re not the first person to come across the problem of missing fonts in PDFs. This article explains why missing fonts occur and how you can fix the problem in a jiffy!
More and more offset printing companies are adopting digital print technology. Those who don’t are starting to question whether they should do so, at least for certain types of jobs. According to a global study by Smithers Pira, the future of the digital printing market is looking bright, to say the least.
Work hard, play hard — that's the rule right? Well, a lot of fun and great business was had at PRINT 17 this year. Here is a selection of images taken during the show (including some fun behind the scene ones too).
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth and to all our partners and friends in the industry!