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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.

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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

Follow our printing tutorials for print project perfection

From tips on setting up raised ink and white ink to proper PDF creation, these tutorials will get you started on the right foot.

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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