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A Closer Look at Full-Bleed Printing

Friday, August 27th, 2021
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Newcomers to the printing industry might not have heard the term “full-bleed” before.

Newcomers to the printing industry might not have heard the term “full-bleed” before. In this context, “bleeding” means to set up distinct zones of color that extend past the trim area. That way, you won’t risk leaving behind noticeable and ugly lines at the borders of the page. Oversized sheets serve as the media that feature the image or background. Then it’s cut down to its proper size, where the “bleeding” effect literally comes into the picture.   (more…)

Not Sure What the Word “Collate” Means? We Can Tell You!

Friday, July 9th, 2021
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At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard the word “collate.”

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard the word “collate.” Whether you worked in an office or you’re a dedicated school teacher, in both cases, such a word is in your lexicon. Even so, many people aren’t sure what it’s supposed to mean. If you count yourself as one of them, don’t worry! We’ve got the answers you need. In other words, we can explain!  (more…)