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…

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…

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Serving our local community

  In the busy world of commercial printing, where big corporate projects usually take the spotlight, it could be easy to forget about our own community. But here at Julin Printing, we see every print job as important, no matter how small. We’re all about serving our local community, and that’s what sets us apart.…

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Goodbye 2022

  Another year has come and gone and, boy, was it a whirlwind! 2022 may have been one of our busiest years to date.  Busy with print projects, but just as busy trying to keep up with the supply chain! Like so many businesses, we were impacted by shortages in the supply chain. Julin and…