What the FONT?

Pairing fonts is a crucial aspect of design that can greatly influence the overall aesthetic and readability of a piece. When selecting fonts, it’s important to consider their compatibility in terms of style, mood, and function. One effective approach is to choose fonts that contrast yet complement each other. For instance, pairing a decorative, elaborate…

Design for Impact

Designing for Impact: The Power of Visual Communication Humans process unfathomable quantities of information through sight alone. Consider this crazy statistic: The human brain processes images in just 13 milliseconds, with the eyes shifting gaze three times per second. People can recognize and comprehend dozens of pictures in a fraction of a second! This pace…

Farewell 2023!

As we bid farewell to another year, it’s with both reflection and anticipation that we review 2023. The past year has been steady and stable, with some meaningful changes at Julin! This year, we added to our bindery department with a new Heidelberg folder.  Leaflet printing has become an extensive part of our business, so…

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HIPAA Compliance

We are pleased to announce that Julin Printing Company has achieved HIPAA compliance! This significant milestone reflects our dedication to safeguarding your sensitive information and upholding the highest standards of data security and privacy. Our team has worked diligently to implement the necessary policies, procedures, and technical safeguards to meet these requirements. We are committed…

Print Specs

What are PRINT SPECS?  This is the information you need to provide to obtain an accurate print estimate, and in turn, a printed piece that meets your exact requirements. Here are the print specs you need to provide to receive an accurate estimate: What is the project?  Invitations?  Postcards?  Newsletter?  Is it a brochure?  Booklet? …

What does CMYK stand for?

CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (Black). It is a color model used in color printing, otherwise known as four-color process. In this model, colors are created by mixing different percentages of these four ink colors. By varying the percentages of these four ink colors and overlaying them in different combinations, a wide…

What are bleeds?

A “bleed” printing refers to the area of a printed document that extends beyond the final trim size. Printers use bleeds to ensure that the printed image or color extends to the edge of the paper after trimming. Bleeds are important in printing because the cutting process can result in slight variations in the final…

Crop Marks. Why do we need them?

Crop marks : What are they?  Why do we need them? Crop marks, also known as trim marks or registration marks, are small lines or markers placed at the corners of a printed document. They serve important purposes in the printing process. 1. Trim Marks: Crop marks indicate where the printed document should be trimmed…

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Working in Canva

There are a number of popular sources to produce your own print designs:  Adobe Indesign and Express, Canva as well as numerous free online sites.  Canva is one of the most popular for the Do-It-Yourself print designer. Setting up your Canva document for printing is an essential step to ensure that your job meets your…