Designer's Checklist: 4 Questions to Ask Prospective Printers

By: Karin King

Mar 23, 2022

If you’re looking for a high ROI on your next print project, choosing the right print partner can make all the difference. But if you’ve never worked with a particular print services provider before, then how can you be sure they’ll be a good fit? 

To help you evaluate your options, here are four questions that you can ask prospective printers.

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Do You Know Where Your Paper Comes From?

By: Karin King

Feb 23, 2022

Almost all of the world’s paper comes from trees. It’s a basic fact you probably learned as a child: trees are one of the world’s greatest renewable resources. We harvest trees to make paper, which can then be recycled. Meanwhile, new trees are constantly being planted, providing a home for wildlife and helping to purify our air and drinking water. It’s an idyllic picture of sustainable manufacturing, but is all paper made responsibly?

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Fantastic Folds: 6 Direct Mail Folds to Try in 2022

By: Karin King

Jan 27, 2022

Direct mail volumes are up, returning to and even surpassing pre-pandemic levels. And it’s no surprise that marketers are putting more of their dollars in direct mail; with digital advertising prices going up, direct mail has become the more cost-effective choice. And it also performs better — direct mail response rates are 5 to 9 times higher than any other marketing channel. 

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What is Uncoated Paper? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

By: Karin King

Oct 29, 2021

You’ve probably heard us say that Accent® Opaque is a premium uncoated sheet. But what does that mean? We get a lot of questions on the topic of paper coating, particularly when it comes to how uncoated paper behaves on press. Questions like:

  • What is the difference between coated paper and uncoated paper?
  • Should I use coated paper or uncoated paper for my project?
  • What is paper coating anyway?

Well, we’re here to answer these questions and more. Let’s get into it!


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Digital Dish: August 2021

By: Karin King

Aug 31, 2021

Every Digital Dish features stories, tips, or tricks from digital experts. This month, we want to hear from YOU. Which Digital Dish interviews have been most helpful to you? Which digital printers or topics would you like to see featured? And, most importantly, how are you doing? Take 3 minutes to share your thoughts with us, and we’ll use your feedback to make the Digital Dish even better.

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