Reading power

Chances are you have seen this passage before, it has certainly done the rounds on Facebook, testament to how puzzling we find it. Most of us probably take the power of our brains for granted, after all, it is a high power processor that has always been there and continues to work away in the […]

We had a quick pole to find out who in the office here at Print-Print was celebrating Valentines Day this year. Like marmite, there was a strong divide in opinion on the subject. We all understood one idea of Valentines Day to be about sending an anonymous declaration to someone we admired, like you do […]

logo design styles

Logo design and business branding can be as easy or complex a process as you want to make it. You can come up with something yourself, like Microsoft did with their ‘window’ logo. Or you can commission an agency to carry out research, test ideas and design a logo that reflects your ethos and ambitions. […]

Free Vector Graphics

Whether you’re looking for a new graphic with a fresh, flat modern look to use like clip-art for an InDesign document, or you’re a pro graphic designer after editable elements or illustrations for a larger project, free vector graphics are a very useful resource. Being able to quickly access a library of designs, allowing you […]

Professional Photographer

Hiring a photographer is a significant investment so you need to be sure you find someone who understands your ideas, someone who will come up with the goods but who won’t charge you the earth. There are a few simple things you can do to make the process easier and to set up the photographer […]

Website call to action

Whether your business operates in a virtual landscape or if you have a tangible product sold through your brick and mortar premises, your website is likely to be an important contact point during your customers buying journey. They could simply be checking out who you are or they might have credit card in hand, either […]

Layar

For a while a number of people where saying print is was on the way out, most seem to have realised that there will always be a place for it. People do prefer reading in print, but the use of mobile devices for Internet access is increasing at a dramatic pace. So how do we […]

Another-Brutally-Honest-Sales-Poster

The post Christmas sales frenzy has all but passed. If like me you were not queuing at 6am on Boxing Day, you may feel like the best deals are all gone. Don’t dispair; there are still bargains to be had but be prepared to hunt for them. Get your Indiana Jones hat on and investigate […]

Brutally Honest Thank You Cards 1

British people are renowned worldwide for being polite, apologising in case it was our fault when someone else bumps in to us, not answering our phone on the bus to avoid disturbing other passengers. Most people can think of a time they have been excessively polite… right? Well it is that time of year for […]

The Force Awakens after 32 years

You would need to be ‘in a galaxy far far away’ to have missed the gathering media storm for the upcoming Star Wars release, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The film is trending across the web and social media with all the usual speculation; how the film has been shot, what the story is about, […]

ssafa-christmas-cards

In support of service families from the local Royal Air Force station, RAF Cosford, we have been working with SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) to raise money and awareness of the help they offer. SSAFA has been serving the Armed Forces community for 130 years and they work in partnership with other military […]

Tradesman

This sounds simple but it is key that all your marketing communications share the same image. This is not just your logo, it’s not only your company colour theme, its your principles and style. The same goes for your staff, especially if they are customer facing. They are a human representation of your brand and […]

Child's story

When you have children you cherish the milestones, their first word or step to their first day at school. Although you love every spaghetti glitter art explosion stuck up on the fridge, the mountains of creations from home, nursery and school can become overwhelming. It isn’t practical to keep all of this work but disposing […]

Free Menu Template

There has never been greater restaurant diversity than we have now. There is a growing trend for a unique and alternative approach to food, combining influences from various cultures, being a specialist for a very small niche or creating an atmosphere for a target market. Whether the audience is shabby-chic loving mum’s looking for tea […]

work experience

Have you heard people say that kid’s today don’t have the ‘work ethic’ that they had in their youth? Well, I think those people may need to remove the rose-tinted glasses! It is easy to look back and think of how much harder we had it, but was there more opportunity to gain experience back […]

Small Christmas Cards

As the cold weather has hit us like a slushy snowball in the face, we are reminded of the oncoming festive season and the celebrations that ensue (and a warm cosy blanket by the fire). Are you prepared…? Do you have the Christmas party planned? Are this years decorations updated to the new colour schemes? […]

Superstitious Branding

Halloween. A time for the spooky, frightening and magical happenings to be lived out through imaginative costumes and decorations. Many of us will be celebrating this historic event, scaring off the weird creatures and evil spirits of the underworld. Nowadays there are fewer people that really believe in the ghosts and paranormal happenings the party […]

Printed versus Digital

Print is not dead. You might be thinking, ‘Of course you would say that, you’re a printing company!’ Well… we get that so we collected facts from independent research to address the point. The research is based around consumer preferences for reading information and how they feel they take on information best. If you are […]