A Year in Review

A Year in Review

All good things must come to an end.  And 2018 was a great year!  As we prepare to ring in 2019, we reflect on the past year.  Most significantly, John Williams retired from Julin Printing after nearly 48 years with the company!  After spending his earliest days at...
Print Statistics: From the Pile

Print Statistics: From the Pile

I admitted it, I am a hoarder.  A hoarder of massive piles of industry magazines and printed blog posts.  It’s time I put them to use.   Here is a compilation of my favorite statistics from the pile! First up from SmallBizTrends.  9 of 10 consumers agree there will...
What is Rich Black and when should I use it?

What is Rich Black and when should I use it?

What is Rich Black and when should I use it? We produce print using the CMYK or 4 color process model.  As each color in the process (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black)  is laid down over the previous color it creates the images and colors you see in your design. Today...
DESIGN.  I am new at this.

DESIGN. I am new at this.

Fun fact:  I started teaching myself how to use InDesign about a year ago.  I have always considered myself a creative person and feel like after years of working with Designers and print, I have a good eye for good design, but I couldn’t design anything myself!...
Wait, there is more than one color of black?

Wait, there is more than one color of black?

Why are there so many different colors of black and when should I use them?  Most commonly in printing and design you will see Black, Rich Black and Registration Black.  Let’s break down these 3 colors and when to use them. Black. This is 100% Black with no other...