Printing Basics

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The Sheet-Fed Offset Printing Process

Offset printing is our bread and butter here at Print Peppermint. Whether we are doing 4-color process printing or 1 to 2 color spot color printing. We, of course, do quite a bit of letterpress printing and dabble a bit in digital printing sometimes. But since we are pretty busy and don’t feel the need …

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Business Cards 101: Basics for the Absolute Beginner

No matter what your elementary school art teacher may have told you, not everyone is created with equal artistic talent. That’s why, when it comes to making their own business bard, many people experience a bit of healthy panic. For some people, coloring inside the lines is a challenge enough, let alone designing something that …

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DPI vs. PPI: What On Earth is the Difference?

DPI vs. PPI: What On Earth is the Difference? Image Source: https://en.99designs.de/blog/tips/ppi-vs-dpi-whats-the-difference/ Confused about dpi vs. ppi? You’re not alone. Check out this handy guide to learn the difference between the two. Keyword(s): dpi vs. ppi These days, many business owners struggle with the definition of DPI vs. PPI. To an extent, this is not …

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Business Card Design 101: Basics for the Absolute Beginner

No matter what your elementary school art teacher may have told you, not everyone is created with equal artistic talent. That’s why, when it comes to making their own business bard, many people experience a bit of healthy panic. For some people, coloring inside the lines is a challenge enough, let alone designing something that …

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How To Use A Business Card Template

In this tutorial, we will be going over our how to use a business card template by looking at the purpose of various elements in the template file. We place every order on one of these templates before we submit them to print. Therefore, knowing your template is crucial to providing print ready artwork. Download …

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Business Card Sizes – in Pixels, Inches, & Metric

While your business card can really be any size or dimensions you need, there are a couple of basic standard sizes you should be aware of which offer superb starting points for your digital design. Picking one of these can assist you with avoiding a considerable lot of the normal mistakes individuals regularly make when …

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Trim vs Bleed

Whats the difference between 350gsm, 16pt, and 110 lbs card stock? Nothing at all! Printing terminology can be a confusing subject. And what may describe a cutting guideline for a printer, could mean the end of a career for a young barber.

Hot Foil Vs Cold Foil – What’s the Difference?

Hot Foil Vs Cold Foil What’s the Difference? Humans are mesmerized by shiny things and like to pay top dollar for jewels and accessories that sparkle. Foil has a nice way of adding that light and dimension to your card design that we as humans are naturally drawn to. The shimmering contrast between the foil …

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