Linotype machines were rendered obsolete in the 1970s – replaced by newer technologies — but they have never been completely forgotten.
Archive | Printing
August 19, 2011
Many purchasing agents who buy paper have adopted guidelines for paper selection which include evaluating the ecological impact and social responsibility of their paper suppliers.
August 11, 2011
You’re invited to the 10th annual festival of all things letterpress. While a decade of Wayzgoose fun is definitely something worth celebrating, so is the School of Visual Concepts’ 40th birthday. Since 1971, SVC has been helping people learn the art and craft of design, copywriting, and for the last ten years, letterpress printing. So come join in and have a grand old time that’s been 40 years in the making. This is a free and family-friendly event.
December 10, 2010
We had the privilege and opportunity to interview Victor Mera from Impress GDP for our new blog feature, The Business Card. Impress GDP has been a customer of ours for over seven years, and we’ve both learned from each other throughout the years. We truly value our relationship and are very excited to kick off [...]
August 6, 2010
As a graphic designer, I am always trying to find the balance between my creativity and the strict guidelines that Print Service Providers (PSPs) require. Basically, I do not want to spend a lot of time on creating the perfect printed piece for my client, and then have to compromise the design so that it [...]
June 2, 2010
1. Don’t Forget Bleeds When designs are printed they are usually printed on large sheets and then cut. The problem is, cutting is never exact so the edges of your design can end up with errors if the color and images are too close or don’t (bleed) over the edge.
January 8, 2010
2010: The Year of the Tiger or the Year of the TweeMail? According to a recent Marketing Trends Survey, emails and social media are “the two top areas of marketing investment in 2010.”1 More than 1000 businesses worldwide claim a “positive economic outlook”2 and half said they are expecting their customers to spend more this [...]
May 21, 2009
When you start to design a printed publication, it is always important to have in mind what the final product will look like in your customer’s hands. An essential element of that design is the folding or finishing. What are the factors that one must consider when preparing a printed product that will need to [...]
April 16, 2009
“…Comedian Steven Wright tells a joke about a friend who sent him a postcard. On the picture side, there was a beautiful shot of the planet earth as seen from outer space. On the address side was the message, ‘Wish you were here.’
March 19, 2009
Whether you use the Next Day Flyers site on a regular basis or just discovered us, we’ve made some changes, based on feedback from you, that will make your experience easier, faster and we hope more fun! So, here’s the lowdown.
February 26, 2009
100 lb Bookweight Paper vs. 14 pt. Cardstock – What’s the difference, really? We live in a high speed multi-tasking, multi-choice society. While the array of choices you are faced with on a trip to the local coffee shop can be daunting – whip – no whip – heavy foam – light foam – or [...]
October 19, 2008
Next Day Flyers now prints booklets and catalogs with a variety of options to fill your needs. We have 3 different sizes – 8.5×11, 8.5×5.5, and 5.5×8.5. You can select from 8 to 96 pages (including front and back page) and choose your proof preference: no proof, an email PDF proof, or hard copy proof.