PDF Files PDF (Portable Document Format) files can be used for print and screen viewing, if you are creating a PDF from your design program… Read More »Image File Formats and When to Use Them
The development of low cost and DIY applications is nothing new. Postscript interpretation capability has traditionally been the barrier between usable applications like Adobe Creative… Read More »Designing with Canva for Large Format Printing
Some print vendors may require you to convert your fonts to outlines, this all depends on the graphics and printing software your vendor will use… Read More »Convert your Fonts to Outlines, Curves or Paths
Resolution of a file is specifically speaking about raster (variable data) images which are photographs or illustrations created using raster image programs such as photoshop… Read More »High Resolution Images for Large Format Printing
Large and grand format printing projects have a few rules that differ from printing smaller paper items such as business cards, this is due to the wide range of mediums and finishing techniques involved. Always check with your print vendor to make sure you’re using the correct specifications or in many cases, the design template appropriate for your project. With that in mind here are some basic rules to follow and the reasons behind them.