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?
There are many different types of laminating material, but almost all of it is made to be used with items that are not printed digitally. If you use a standard laminating material on a digital print it will not adhere properly to the paper. This leads to the laminate bubbling up and peeling off. Worry … More Laminating Digital Prints
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
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
If you are thinking about a printing project and you would like to add to its longevity, or if you need to protect it from the elements, you should consider lamination. Adding a laminate to the project will reduce ware, slow down fading, and add a nice finishing touch. All without distorting the image. … More Should I Laminate My Printing Project?
We are starting this blog to help you better understand how the printing business operates, and to hopefully clear up some of the confusing terminology that is often used in the printing world. … More Welcome to Big Fish Print Solutions