There are a nearly a countless number of colors. However there are a limited amount of colors that can be printed. If you have ever picked a color on your computer and then have it change when you print it, you have experienced the challenge of making a RGB(computer) color with CMYK(printer) ink. No matter … More What is a “Spot” Color?
When in the restaurant business, or any business really, making sure the things you spend hard earned money on last is always the goal. For restaurants one of the most handled and abused items are menus. People drop, throw, and bend them. They get spilled on and walked on. And better yet they are expensive … More Laminated Menus
Price will always be a large reason to make any decision, and printing is no exception. One of the ways you can get your costs down when using a commercial printer is to print in large volumes. Because the more you print the lower the cost per piece. But what if you have a small … More Is My Project Too Small for a Commercial Press?
What is Large Format Printing? It is difficult to define exactly what constitutes large format printing, but for the most part if you need something that is more than 19″ in length or width, you will be in need of what is called large format printing. This form of printing is usually run digitally and … More Large Format Printing
We have seen a lot more laminating done this year compared to past years. There are a number of reasons for this. First and foremost laminating protects your printed project. It keeps out the elements, like water and dust. It also adds longevity by slowing fading. More than that laminating adds to the look by making colors and images pop on the page. The following is the list of the five things that we laminated most this year. … More The Top 5 Most Laminated Items of 2016
At Big Fish Print Solutions we believe one of the best ways to protect your printing project is to have it laminated. Lamination adds durability and longevity, as well as functionality and aesthetic appeal. However, even with all the benefits that laminating brings there are some items that should not be laminated. 1. Your Social … More 3 Things You Shouldn’t Laminate
Contrary to popular belief you can print on plastic and other synthetic substrates. How you actually go about printing on these substances can be a bit tricky. There are a few things that come into play when trying to print on a synthetic material instead of paper. What type of material are using, is it synthetic … More Printing on Plastic
It is that time of year again, the dreaded gift buying season. For a lot of business this is the time of the year you are trying to figure out that perfect gift or thank you present to give your clients and customers. You need something that is nice, cost-effective and branded. Here are four … More 4 Great Holiday Gift Ideas From Your Local Printer.
Most people don’t have large printing projects that require using a commercial printers on a regular basis. So when they do have a project that calls for a commercial printer most people don’t know where to start. Here are 5 of the most common questions that arise when dealing with printers. Keeping these in mind will … More 5 Things to Know When Dealing With a Commercial Printer
Making Mountains Out of Internet Mole Hills We have all found that perfect image or graphic online that would go great in our printing project. You download the image, and put it into your design software, then notice the image is too small. That’s an easy fix, just make it bigger. However, the larger you … More Focusing Pixelated Internet Images