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    Thank you for visiting my profile. I am passionate about print... no seriously, ink is in my...

    Thank you for visiting my profile. I am passionate about print... no seriously, ink is in my blood. What I enjoy about it most of all is the challenge and of course the detail, whether that is visual or just the chemistry and physics of it. If you need any advice, please email me or give me a...
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    Printing flyer basics, question? thx.....

    Hi there From your title I guess that you are going to get this flyer printed... If it is as simple as you state then why not speak to your printer - any worth their salt will knock it together in no time and they will be greatful that the artwork has arrived ready to go rather than solving any...
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    Hosting Sites

    www.industrysquare.tv - Reliable UK carbon neutral web hosting Hi Neily Visit Reliable UK carbon neutral web hosting for businesses and professionals | Industry Square who are in the business directory - there will be something that fits the bill there. The benefits are that you get...
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    business cards to print

    Doing another Business Card offer in September if you can wait till them Please check out this previous post: http://www.graphicdesignforums.co.uk/offers-forum/1851-high-quality-business-cards-only-28-00-vat.html If you can wait, we will be running this again in September - if you can't then...
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    Mass Brochure Printing - Anyone know a good cheap print company

    Right up our street Hi Cyberegg We will take a look at this one for you - should have a price some time tomorrow if that's OK. ATB, Craig.
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    Book Printing

    Silly prices Wow... some good prices there. I will duck out of this one thank you. ATB, Craig.
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    25k A4 folded to A5

    Price submitted by email for the Leaflet estimate Hi Col Price submitted by email for the Leaflet estimate. We look forward to your response. ATB, Craig.
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    25k A4 folded to A5

    Will sort you out a price Hi Mr Ink I will sort you a price out tomorrow. ATB, Craig.
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    Book Printing

    My kids are into Fairy stories Hi Pigeon My kids are into Fairy stories so not sure about your Mr Ben size - can you clarify and I will get a quote over to you. Also is it 4 colour process throughout? ATB, Craig.
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    Print quality?

    Another thought! Hi Suzy... me again. More advice; Our designers are prone to slipping in to relying on what they see on screen even though they have a £4k laser print sat behind them (Quote: Steve the stormtrooper looks after the printer!)? What I keep reminding them of is that it is...
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    Print quality?

    Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat Hi Suzy Boss is correct in saying that Illustrator will give you a better tool for preparation for print particularly if you are working with spot colours and fonts. That said you will no doubt get into multi-page projects and when it comes to that end...
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    Design from £20!

    Good luck with the wedding Hi Michelle Good luck with the wedding and an early congratulations. ATB, Craig.
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    Funny Story

    Not just morally correct - it makes for great customer loyalty too! Not just morally correct - it makes for great customer loyalty too! Obviously, we should all keep a beady eye open for those who will take the proverbial but a good call and doesn't it feel good to do someone a good turn...
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    Pricing for Logo Design

    The client gets what he/she pays for! I voted for the £450.00+ because a company logo is the up there as one of the most important investments a business or organisation can make. It can be an enormous factor in the success or failure of any venture and as such the time and effort that goes...
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    blotchy grey print

    Advice on minimising the chances of dodgy greys amoungst a million other colours Hi Laura I'm sorry to hear that you have had problems with the reproduction of the grey on your business cards. As you say reverting to a solid spot colour can be expensive and then you are still subject to...
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