JPG – (or JPEG) stands for Joint Photographic Group and is a raster format often used for photographs on the web. JPEG files are web friendly because the files are typically smaller. The downside to JPEGs is that the original quality of the image is decreased as it discards digital information through compression to keep
EPS – stands for Encapsulated Postscript. It is a vector based file which can contain text as well as graphics and illustrations. As the file is vector it can be easily resized for any requirement and can be edited using vector based software such as Adobe Illustrator. Read more in our blog titled – your
A font can generally be classified as either Serif or Sans Serif. Serif fonts are recognizable by the small lines at the ends of the various strokes of a character. Times New Roman is an example of a common serif font. Sans Serif, or without serif, refers to typefaces without these lines. Helvetica and Arial
White space refers to the space left in between elements of your design. It is also often referred to as negative space, but don’t let the name worry you – it’s a good thing! It is essential for a balanced and harmonious layout and without it your design would look cluttered and overcrowded. While the
Every year, the Pantone Color Institute’s colour experts analyse design, film, food, fashion, art and entertainment as well as materials, travel, sports and technology, to arrive at a colour of the year. They analyse and forecast global colour trends and are recognised around the world as the leading source of color information. This year the
The Print Group Australia were excited to work with Lauren from Create, Make, Bake on her range of recipe books and 2018 Calendar! The ThermoBliss 2018 Calendar was designed and printed by The Print Group Australia. The calendar offers a variety of delicious thermomix recipes and also a handy conversion chart for commonly used ingredients.
Layout programs such as Adobe InDesign are ideal when designing your print artwork. When sending print files, The Print Group Australia requires press quality PDF files, with all fonts embedded and transparencies flattened. Images should be at least 300ppi for best results. Use CMYK or SPOT colour as specified in your quotation (no RGB) and
A press check offers an opportunity to view your print job as it comes off the printing machine and is typically used to proof and confirm colour accuracy of your job. The press is typically set-up and ready to go with your project but before starting, the press operator will print out a few sheets
The Print Group Australia offer a variety of design and print services for Education and Training organisations and our custom designed foiled and embossed certificates are a very popular product at the moment. For many training organisations, ensuring that the certificates they issue to their students are secure is becoming increasing important from a compliance point of view.
The Print Group Australia’s graphic design studio can custom design your certificates so they are unique to your organisation and also assist in reducing fraudulent reproduction.
We recommend branding and designing the certificates with your logo and watermark and our design team typically offer a variety of concept designs for you to choose from. The foiled or embossed stamp can be designed in any shape or size needed with important and unique information such as your logo, rto number or unique design element. We have many foil colours available, with silver and gold being the most popular. Some training organisations also like to have the added security of our anti-copy watermarked background. The anti-copy background will appear with a “copy” watermark on the background when photocopied or scanned.
A style guide, essentially, is created and used to keep communication and branding consistent across all of your media channels – design, print and web. It needs to be clear and concise and is an essential document for any business to ensure brand consistency. Read more in our blog titled –what is a style guide?