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.
There is a lot of time, effort, and money that goes into printing your project. Make sure it lasts. If you need a good-looking, long living, nice feeling printed project, laminating it is the answer. 1. Laminating Protects The number one reason to laminate your printed projects is added protection. Laminating works by encapsulating your piece … More 3 Reasons to Laminate Everything
Laminate If you need to protect your piece from moisture, dust and other contaminates there are few better choices than lamination. Not only that, it can also add sheen and really make the colors pop on the page. (For this discussion it is assumed you already know what laminate is, if you would like more … More How Thick Should the Laminate be on My Printing Project?
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
Paper That Isn’t Paper Synthetic paper is a substance that acts and looks very much like the paper you use every day, but instead of being made from wood fibers it is made from synthetic petroleum-based materials. It is really closer to plastic in terms how it is made, but the way it feels, looks … More Synthetic Paper
Do You Mean Stickers? Pressure Sensitive Labels, or PS labels; is a label with adhesive which forms a bond when pressure is applied to marry the adhesive with the adherend. No solvent, water, or heat is needed to activate the adhesive. That is a lot of words that basically say, this is a piece of paper … More Pressure Sensitive Labels