Tag: printing on uncoated paper

Uncoated Paper Myths

There are many uncoated paper myths circling the industry, the important part is knowing what attributes will work to enhance a client’s print design and brand messaging – rather than detract from it.  Knowing how those papers will work with various printing equipment and post-press techniques is just as important.  With so many different offerings, the choice of paper becomes the scapegoat...

Expert Advice: Making Colors Pop on Uncoated Paper

Uncoated paper creates the perfect canvas for vibrant color, because the unreflective surface doesn’t detract from vivid color and beautiful detailed imagery. Never be afraid to cover the page with ink if you’re using a high-quality sheet like Cougar paper or Lynx Opaque Ultra — the vibrant, true-to-life color lets a printed piece speak for itself. ...

Domtar Uncoated Paper – It’s Good For Your Image!

There was a time when uncoated papers were considered inferior to coated. However, technology and trends have greatly changed. Sharp, full color images can print beautifully on uncoated papers making them an increasingly popular choice among savvy designers. ...

Four Successful Self Promotions

Four Successful Self Promotions Oh, how I love self-promotions! I’ve written many times about how difficult it is for me to design anything for myself, so I’m always truly amazed when I see a designer create a self-promotion...

Layout Consideration: Ink Usage

Layout Consideration: Ink Usage Determining the smartest sheet layout for a job practically unlocks the secret to profitability. With a well-planned layout, the job runs from printer to folder to binder cost-effectively. Choosing...

The Five Ps of Printing, Part 1: Paper

The Five Ps of Printing, Part 1: Paper Paper is an important design element and should be considered early in the process. To get the best results when printing on uncoated paper, make sure you choose the right sheet for the job. That...