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    In our decades of printing we've learned, the best projects typically have the best planning. So, we want to help you get your printed project off on the right foot. Our resource center includes tons of tips, templates, and tutorials to help you pull off your next print job with perfection.

    LET'S PRINT SOMETHING AWESOME TOGETHER

    We love collaborating on inventive print ideas. Have something awesome in mind and don't know where to start? Just drop us a message or give us a call and we'd be happy to brainstorm ideas and offer advice.

    POCKET FOLDER TEMPLATES

    Grab attention with these striking pocket folder templates

    Designing pocket folders can be easy with our easy to use pocket folder templates. All important elements like fold marks and dielines are included on layers for ease of use. These pocket folder templates all match one of our existing dies and is labeled accordingly. You can avoid custom die charges by letting us know that you are using one of our folder templates when requesting an estimate.

    Pocket Folder Templates
    Folded Brochure Templates

    FOLDED BROCHURE TEMPLATES

    Don't panic about panel sizes, we can help.

    The most common problem when designing folded brochures is not correctly sizing the panels for easy folding. Complicated fold patterns, can prove to be oven more of a problem. Fear not, below we have compiled our most commonly requested brochure folds. Download our folded brochure templates and you'll find files for Adobe inDesign, Illustrator, and PDF's for easy project prep.

    ENVELOPE TEMPLATES

    Kick-start your mail with these templates

    We are committed to customers success from start to finish.

    Custom Envelope Templates
    Custom Box template

    BOX & PACKAGING TEMPLATES

    Perfect templates for the perfect packaging

    Take your product to market in style with these packaging and small box templates and dielines. Save on your next box printing project by using these templates to match our existing dies. Custom options also available.

    MAILING ADVICE

    From NCOA and CASS to EDDM and ROI, we know the USPS.

    We are committed to customers success from start to finish.

    USPS Mailing Tips
    Printing Tutorials

    PRINTING TUTORIALS

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    PRINTING PROJECT PERFECTION

    Follow these tips for perfect PDF's every time

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    Make sure all fonts
    are embedded

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    Document bleeds
    should be 1/8"

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    No important info within 1/8" of edge

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    Images should be
    300-350 DPI

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    Use CMYK color profiles,
    not RGB

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    PMS colors are for
    spot printing

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    Use 40/30/30/100 for
    rich black

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    Use 100% Black for
    small type

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    Carefully mind your
    overprint settings

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    Carefully check your
    doc size

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    Carefully check your
    page count

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    We prefer print-ready PDF's

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