How to Plan a Seamless Print Project

Follow these simple steps to ensure you save time and money on your next print project:

1. What do you need?

Quantity - Consider what is the minimum and maximum quantity you’re likely to use?

Size – Can you use one of the following standard sizes or do you need a custom fit? Always measure and quote custom size jobs in millimetres to be exact.

  • A0 (1189 x 841mm)
  • A1 (841 x 594mm)
  • A2 (594 x 420mm)
  • A3 (420 x 297mm)
  • A4 (210 x 297mm)
  • A5 (210 x 148mm)
  • A6 (105 x 148mm)
  • DL (210 x 99mm)

Paper stock/ Substrate – For paper stocks you’ll need to decide on the following:

  • Thickness – 80gsm, 90gsm, 150gsm, 250gsm, 300gms?
  • Finish – gloss, matt, uncoated, textured, recycled, adhesive, NCR?

Or do you need something more durable than paper? - vinyl stickers, vinyl banners, corflute signs, pull up banners, flag banners

Number of pages – Single, double sided or multipage brochures/booklets? What is the total number of printed pages required for multipage?

Finishes - laminating, spot gloss varnish, cut to shape, folding, perforating, padding, binding, etc.

Health Check Your Business Printing and Stationery Needs

Do you manage your office or business’s stationary and other printed materials? When was the last time you did a health check of what and how you are your ordering these essential items? Much like many other parts of your business, it pays to regularly health check your business stationary ordering once every 12 months, to ensure you are ordering in the most sustainable, useful and cost-effective way.

Custom Branded Client Christmas Gift Ideas

Client Christmas gifts are a wonderful way to acknowledge and thank your customers, and to share a message about your business for the coming year. Depending on the size of your business and clients, there are so many ways to say thanks, without blowing your budget. A fantastic way to add a personal touch, is to include a custom printed card or note with your gift. This is also an opportunity to strengthen your message and branding. Check out our list of ideas to send some custom festive cheer, this holiday season.