Attention Redditors or any fans of online discussion, the team at Cedar Graphics will be doing a question and answer session on /r/graphic_design on Friday the 13th.
We think the world needs more print nerds and we're going to do something about it. Get a free copy of Printing 101 from Cedar Graphics.
Some designers feel that packaging an InDesign file and sending it to their printer is faster and safer than creating and sending a PDF. This isn't necessarily true. Especially when using the Cedar Graphics PDF presets.
Check out this brief video for a comparison.
Knowing which tool to use is crucial for new designers. Although Photoshop is a great tool, InDesign provides much better tools for multiple page layouts. Watch this video from Humza reviewing the benefits of InDesign for printing layouts.
Cedar Graphics is well known for the unique special printing effects we do inline using our UV inks and presses. Here's a brief refresher via two YouTube video tutorials covering how to set up these effects in your favorite design software.
If you are utilizing Adobe Photoshop for your print file creation, you know that creating spot or PMS colors can be tricky. In this video, Humza demonstrates how to perform this task in Photoshop as well as a much easier was to do this in Adobe InDesign