Printing Terminology Guide

19th February 2018   Trevor Holding

Your Guide to Printing Terminology Do you ever get confused by printing terminology? You’re not alone – the print industry has developed an extensive collection of words and phrases which can seem like a foreign language to anyone who’s unfamiliar with the lingo. So why does this matter? Well, if you’re a graphic designer, marketing …

6 of the Best Ways to Print on Plastic

17th November 2017   Trevor Holding

Plastic is an amazing material with many wonderful properties and varied uses but it can be really tricky to print on. There are thousands of different plastics in existence, each with its own composition and characteristics. Printing onto plastics enables us to create signs, folders, ring binders, luggage tags and millions of other useful items that …

Printed, laminated and textured covers

23rd August 2017   Trevor Holding

How would you like textured covers that are as tough and bespoke as Elephant skin? Have you ever picked up a textured card and stopped to feel the texture? How about the outer cover of your brochure? The cover of a brochure is clearly one of its most important features. After all, it’s the very first thing that the …

Are printed calendars obsolete?

24th July 2017   Trevor Holding

Our busy lives revolve around dates, times and appointments so in this age of digital development it could be easy to assume that traditional printed calendars are a thing of the past. Most of us use a digital calendar of some description on our computer, smartphone or tablet and rely on them (heavily, in my …

What is the difference between uncoated and coated paper?

11th July 2017   Trevor Holding

There’s a huge difference between uncoated and coated paper and it’s important to make the right choices in order to achieve the desired effect with your printed items. The incredible variety of different papers available can seem rather daunting so we’ve explored and explained some key differences below… Different manufacturing methods Paper is made from …