Julin Resource Center

Julin resources consists of our blog post library, design templates & various other PDF resources.

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 always be need for print.  Small business owners…

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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! Knowing good design and being a good designer…

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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 colors added.  Most commonly used as text,…

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Back to Basics. What is CMYK?

Most people don’t know that almost the entire spectrum of colors can be recreated using just 4 colors.  If you don’t have experience with graphics, CMYK or 4 color process can be confusing!  Why?  Because you want to print all of the colors, not just 4!  Here is what you need to know about CMYK.…

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Converting to CMYK

Converting to CMYK CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) is the color model used by commercial printing presses. RGB (Red, Green, Blue) is the color model used by computer monitors and most domestic printers. Many colors you create on your monitor (RGB) are not achievable using standard four-color process inks (CMYK). If you submit your…

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Common Errors When Submitting Files

COMMON ERRORS WHEN SUBMITTING FILES Here are five of the most common errors we see when receiving files at Julin Printing.  Checking these items when sending files can save time and money in production delays and rework. Incorrect Color Mode RGB color mode (red, green, blue) must be converted to CMYK color mode (cyan, magenta,…

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The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch “Touch—it’s one of the five senses that dictates how we perceive the world around us. It’s also one of the most important. Touch is a crucial part of the sensory experience.  It influences emotion and decision making, and as such, establishing this sense as critical to any brand experience.  Brands that…

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Efficient Page Counts Save Money

One of the best ways to save money on your print project is utilize paper efficiently. What can I do to save money on printing is one of our most frequently asked questions.  One of the easiest ways is to create documents that utilize the press sheets efficiently. Before we explain, let’s first define a…

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Coated or Uncoated Stock?

At Julin we can print on a wide variety of coated and uncoated stocks but how do you decide what will work best for you project? Read on for a brief explanation of the difference between the two types of stock. Uncoated papers have a rough, more natural feel to them. Examples of uncoated stock…

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