What are crop marks in printing?

What are crop marks in printing?

Ever wonder why your proof from the printer includes small tick marks at the edge of each corner? These marks actually play an important role in the printing process. Because printers cannot print to the edge of the paper, we often print artwork on paper that is...
What the Flap? Which Envelope Should I Use?

What the Flap? Which Envelope Should I Use?

What is a standard envelope size? What size is a standard white envelope?How big is a #9 envelope? What are the dimensions of a #10 envelope? With so many different sizes and types of envelopes, it can be difficult to tell what they all mean and when to use each one,...
What Are “Bleeds” and Why Are They Important?

What Are “Bleeds” and Why Are They Important?

If you need to print something with colors and images that go to the edge of the paper, you’ll need to be sure to include bleeds in your file. Including a “bleed” means the size of your artwork file needs to be slightly bigger than the paper you are printing it...