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…

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? …

canva blank

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…

2022 motto

BE FLEXIBLE

BE FLEXIBLE.  It’s the new motto for 2022. Every industry is currently feeling the effects of supply chain constraints and boy, can it be painful.  The best advice I can offer to our customers is to be prepared, plan in advance, and be flexible. Some industries have been feeling the pressure of the supply chain…

2021 A Year in Review

  2021 Well, that was different.  Another year in the books, and it was not the “return to normal” as we had all hoped for at the end of 2020, but here we are! With supply chain delays and ever-changing Covid news, each day seemed to bring a new set of challenges!  Fortunately, we were…

Printing PANDEMIC Challenges

The challenges we face in printing during the Covid -19 Pandemic It is becoming important, maybe now more than ever, to consult with your printer before starting a print project. The old phrase “times have changed”, could not be truer this year!   As we step back into “normal,” there are new things to consider when…

Paper Weight Conversion Chart

Compare weights of text, covers, bonds and other types of paper by consulting the Paper Weight Conversion chart below.  Contact your Julin Printing Representative if you have any questions! Click here for the PDF version. For more printing resources, click here!  Our Resources page offers free downloadable templates, an envelope size chart and numerous posts…

Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021.

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021   While I am not one to wish time away, I am looking forward to ushering in the New Year! 2020 was full of prospect and ended up being another successful year despite the challenges we all faced. August 2020 ended our 70th year in business and rang in our 71st! …