Tag: commercial printers

Print Solutions: Which Line Screen Should I Use on Uncoated Paper?

I'm often asked for details on how we print our Cougar® or Lynx® Opaque Ultra promotional pieces. These promotions were all printed using conventional 4-color offset printing equipment. We've printed rich black in a variety of ways through the years, all at the advice of the print professional we partner with for that particular project. We've also used a variety...

Domtar’s Blueline Magazine Vol. 4: Designing in Harmony

Music is synonymous with creativity and self-expression. At the same time, music is also very effective communication. While music has been around much longer than modern design, there’s no question about the importance of print and paper to the experience of making, promoting and enjoying music. From gig posters and event signage to tour books and concert tickets, paper is the perfect...

Explore Lynx – 3 Tips for Taking it From Ordinary to WOW!

As you discovered from Vanécia's recent blog post, we just finished printing our latest Lynx Opaque Ultra promo, Explore Lynx.  Every time I walked into the pressroom to OK a press sheet, my first thought was WOW! The images are intense, the colors are vibrant, and the message is clear.  The only limit to what you can print on Lynx is your imagination. ...

From the Gallery: Joy by LithoChic (Joie Par LithoChic)

A unique printed piece is the ultimate self-promotion for any commercial printer. You can spend hours telling a prospective client about your capabilities and how you’re a great service provider, but a well-concepted printed piece actually demonstrates the value you can bring. And, if you throw in techniques and stylish on-trend imagery, you’ll definitely have the attention of creative...

Domtar Blueline Magazine Vol. 3: A Brand New Understanding

Domtar is proud to announce Volume 3 of Blueline Magazine, all about branding. There are brands people like — and then, there are those they love. These brands have earned their reputations through responsible actions, consistent performance and transparent communication. ...

#Printer Spotlight – Sun Solutions

On this day in 1983, Sun Solutions (formerly Sun Printing) was founded by Andy Cook, Kathi Cook and Philip Morris. They had the vision of being the best printer in the industry. Now 33 years later, that vision has become a reality. ...

What I Look for in a Printer

What do I look for in a printer? Seems like a relatively straight forward question but there is a lot that goes into it selecting the right printer for the right job and many factors need to be considered. Having purchased many different types of print, for most people when you get your mail or walk into a store and see the signage hanging from the ceiling, they have no idea how much work...

4 Tips to Optimize Ink Drying

With today’s shorter lead times and quick turn expectations, ink drying in conventional offset printing can be critical to getting your job out the door on time. Many shops promise 24 hour turn-around on orders that may include printing 2-sides, cutting and shipping. ...