: Margins changing from InDesign to PDF? What am I doing wrong? When I save my InDesign file as a PDF the margins are different when I open the PDF and off when I print. They are correct
: Starting out making vinyl phone skins I want to cut out vinyl iphone skins with a silhouette portrait on a plotter. Where can I download ready-made iphone outlines for silhouette studio? Or
: When CMYK art contains white objects on a colored background, do I need to knock-out white? I have to design a printed poster (cmyk) for a trade show. It will be in Adobe Illustrator. The
: InDesign - Content going into other page? I just made myself a 18 page InDesign document to print. Then I drew Graphic Frames that line up to the page edges and placed my images (Using File
: Hi-res billboard design print specs I'm tasked with designing the FIRST billboard for our store. I'm excited and I have the design all set, but I wanted to know if I've done this right.
: Ordinary laserjet printers for PCB etching, resolution? Recently I've discovered a method for transferring a toner from a piece of transparent paper meant for ordinary laserjet printers to a PCB
: Help! What color palette should i send to printer: CMYK or Pantone? I'm totally newbie in printing production and now I need to print something that requires high color correction (be as close
: How heavy should ink coverage be for a custom CMYK rich black? In recent jobs, I have skewed away from pre-mixed rich black formulas in favour of making a black that fits dominant colours
: Illustrator - communicating with printing company I want to send some artwork (signs) to a printing company - about 20 designs, with varying quantities printed. Each sign is on it's own artboard
: How do I get printer marks in Inskscape 0.92? Yeah, as the title says - how can I get printer marks in inkscape 0.92? Found this https://itstillworks.com/12597955/how-to-add-bleed-marks-to-inkscape
: If I edit a design from PDF in Acrobat Pro DC, is it print ready without further steps? The original PDF (which I want to edit) has previously been sent to a printing company with successful
: Print resolution when Photoshop shows pixels per inch not dpi I am about to send some sketches which I have scanned and and tidied up in Photoshop. My scans were 300dpi at the scanner.
: Adobe Illustrator - equal bleed on multiple documents I'm working on a design, that needs to be printed in multiple sizes (mostly in 4:5 ratio, sizes from 8x10 to 32x40 inches). Each printed
: Print Preview showing bottom gap when set to scale to fit. Why? With SketchApp, I used A4 artboard preset and exported to PDF. When i see print preview of that pdf, it shows like this:
: What is the best colour scheme to use for a shirt design, CMYK or RGB? What is the best colour scheme to use for a shirt design, CMYK or RGB?
: Indesign CS4 Page number in print dialogue reverting to all I have CS4 on an iMac (2011) running El Capitan. My old computer had CS1 loaded on an older iMac (2008) running Leopard 10.5.
: Colours in InDesign different in Illustrator I've created a logo in Illustrator CC for print in CMYK color mode. I've saved it as a PNG to import into my flyer I'm creating in InDesign.
: Name of printing on glass or plastic(packaging/container) with out clear label! I need help! What is the name of the printing? When it is printed directly on the plastic cosmetic packaging or
: Printing a 18" x 24" poster from a design made in Sketch I have a design in Sketch that is 2000 x 2664 in what I'm assuming are pixels. This design is composed of 20 500x500 bitmaps (PNGs)
: Saving a CMYK PSD as TIFF, should I save with "Embed color profile US web coated (swop)"? I have to send a file for print (not on the web) and I have a CMYK PSD that I must convert to
: Icons Making Illustrator Slow My client gave me a set of 13 icons to use in some print and web materials that I am designing for an event. They are simple one color icons with a sketchy
: Scaling issues for vinyl printing I am currently printing 30 shirts for a sports company. All of which have a different sponsorship that must conform to the 14.5cm x 4cm area. The issue
: Designing a structure of hierarchical blocks I'm charged with the task of designing an invoice. My requirements say it has to have multiple blocks per month and inside each of these blocks,
: Printing gradient over metallic silver I have a logo design that contains gradient which I want to be printed on a metallic silver paper. Should I add a white plate with white gradient behind
: Can't choose CMYK in Illustrator print colour management I'm having an colour issue when printing. I've been using a Mac for the past 2 years and I never had color problems when printing. (The
: Is it a bad idea to use a different type of paper as continuation paper? I'm doing an identity design for a friend who doesn't have a particularly large budget, so he wants to spend as little
: Why does OSX print a bolder image than Windows in Illustrator? I'm looking for a technical explination!! Not looking for a solution. For those interested the solution would be to use Acrobat
: Size of printable file I have to design a file in Photoshop for a leaflet, convert it to tiff and send the same for print. The size of the leaflet will be 13.9cm*21.5cm. Can anybody please
: Flattening / Rasterizing content in InDesign for print I have a InDesign document which contains log of graphics imported (linked) from Illustrator. I need to have this document printed. What
: Printing a magazine from InDesign - A4 to A3 Very much a newbie on InDesign. Working with a document set to be a magazine with the facing property enabled. I would like to export to PDF
: Are stickers with Holograms called anything in particular? I'm not even sure if i'm searching for the right term. is hologram sticker how this material is called?
: Adobe Illustrator not printing layers I have created a plat map for my job. Problem is, I have multiple layers for advertisements, a map, my rulers, & borders. I have been trying to print
: How to make these elements transparent instead of colour? (Illustrator) Just a quick question. I'm working on a couple of shirt designs, and I want the print to be single colour. However, There
: Printing on pre-printed awards certificates to complete information I have multiple 8.5 x 11 card stock winner/participation certificates. They have a certain layout and design with a few blanks
: How to get fore-edge printing on indesign? I need to get print like this. How to get it in indesign?
: Waterproof Synthetic Paper Printing 30 mil+ How to? We are developing a field guide and would like a thick card like plastic print. The thickest Synthetic paper we can find is 14 mil and
: Cannot see my A4 size artboard in Illustrator I have just started with adobe illustrator and making a design in A4 size sheet but when I select it my whole page shows and the when I draw
: Photoshop Printing and scaling I am creating a poster 60cm height and 90cm for printing. I tried using Photoshop and set the document for 60x90cm and worked the designs. And after when I
: What is the best process to test Pantone formulas for plastic before production? We've been tasked with designing a plastic straw that will have a printed logo. The Pantone colour of the plastic
: Submitting Print ready files I need some help with regards to submitting print ready files: please help me find solution to list of queries given below: Software >> Adobe illustrator Logo Design
: Customer wants a Layered PDF? I recently designed the layout on an album cover. Upon sending the files for print, they said that they have a problem "separating the template from the artwork"
: PMS vs CMYK Logo colors So, I designed a logo in CMYK color and printed it using EPSON printer. The colors match perfectly what I see in print and on monitor. Then I convert the logo color
: Resolution of text effects in InDesign Does adding text effects (drop shadows, glow, etc.) in InDesign lower the resolution of text or file when it goes to print?
: Does a sewn booklet need to be printed differently from a stapled one? I am making a booklet. I am going to sew the pages together instead of having my printers' staple it. I am aware
: IPhone Screenshot Print Size The current iPhone (non-plus models) have a screen resolution of 1334x750px. If I were to use one of these in a design, what physical printed size could I scale
: How could letters overlap in manual typesetting? Generally speaking, ascenders and descenders should not touch each other in the text body. This is self-explanatory as it could lead to text that
: Help need on preparing 36m x 48m print I ave a sticker job thats to be printed on a 137cm roll of vinyl. i will print it at 133cm (including a 4cm overlap on the right side of each panel.)
: Saving PNGs in Photoshop—compression specific question I create artwork on Photoshop and occassionally print this artwork on physical products. That said, I save all of my artwork in PNG since
: Printing in micro scale I am sorry if this is not the right website. I need to print a chess board like drawing (black and white squares). I need the printing to be in micro-scale accuracy
: Using a 72 ppi image in a 300 ppi print ad I'm designing an ad for print in Illustrator. It is set to 300 ppi. I was given a bunch of logos to put in it. One of the logos I have
: For Print: Changing a CMYK logo to gray and bringing back to CMYK (in illustrator) I am doing a print CMYK ad piece. The logo I need to put in the ad is currently a colored CMYK .svg file.
: What is the best way to create a beautiful cover page for Word? I'm actually a computer scientist. I take a course in design right now to improve my skills to create beautiful products once
: Printer colors differ between ps/pdf draw commands and images TL;DR: Multiple printers give different results when specifying RGB colors in draw commands or in images (/Subtype /Image streams for
: Is font hinting still relevant? I'm still a noob in design in general, so please be easy on me if I'm making dumb assumptions here. I've been Googling articles on the relevance of hinting,
: Large photoshop file wont save I have put together a large display case backdrop roughly 7'x4' with 200 resolution in photoshop which is now 21gb and it will not save! I tried compressing and
: The process of setting up Baseline Grid I've been an avid reader of the site and now asking my first question. In regards to setting up baseline grid for multi column layouts, with a mix
: I need tips on saving HUGE JPEG Files im creating canvas artwork, at 30 inches x 40 inches. The files are huge and they need to be under 20mb for me to upload. I heard .tif files could
: How can I use software and printer technology to get the smallest possible resolution for my printouts? I am making something that is supposed to function like a miniature projection slide. So
: Dpi vs effective dpi When getting an InDesign file ready for print I knwo that images should be: 1. CMYK 2. at least 300 dpi 3.preferably .tiffs But if the files are less than 300dpi but due
: Should I upload 1 file or 3? I just discovered digital prints on etsy about a month ago and I've been scrambling for the last 3 weeks to learn everything i can about PPI/DPI, Resizing images,
: How do I find on demand graphic designers in the NYC area with out using an agency? Looking for quality, on demand designs with varying skills for on demand for print design work is nearly
: Pixellated Gradients when exporting PDF from Illustrator I designed a business card with some graphics that have gradients, but every time I export a PDF the gradients show up pixellated. I tried
: Nice OpenStreetMap rendering for print Using map data of OpenStreetMap (OSM, openstreetmap.org), I want to create a nice map rendering for a print magazine (don't know yet whether it's going to
: Bleeds inside an artwork (Photoshop) I'm doing layout design for an LP cover and the record label insists to have print ready PDFs and .psd files, making use of a template they provided. They
: How to achieve 2 chosen hue colour separation profile? I'm really into the ColorLibrary colour separation profiles e.g. http://colorlibrary.ch/#blue-yellow I wanted to use the blue and yellow one
: Wrong colors while printing from Illustrator I’m trying to print from Illustrator (CMYK) and it comes out red: All the blue tones appear black and everything that was either beige or grey
: How do I edit my photo before printing a large banner? I have made a banner in Illustrator and I've uploaded a jpeg photo as part of it. I'm worried that once it is printed at a much larger
: How do I perfectly align geometric designs that are printed on clothing? So I'm designing a hoodie for an event; I would like to create an abstract geometric/network pattern that wraps around
: Inconsistent duplex printing with different printers I have a double sided PDF that needs the front and back to align (mostly) perfectly. This PDF will be downloaded by random people who will
: Print painting from iPad Pro? I'd like to print some paintings I draw on my iPad Pro and frame them to give as gifts. I normally draw with pens and brushes and I'm learning to draw digital
: What type of paper is used for mass-produced posters? I'm looking to order prints of some artwork, and I'd like the paper to be the same or similar type used for mass-produced posters, such
: Maintaining superscript from word to inDesign Is there a way to maintain superscript when copy/pasting from word to inDesign?
: Muddy blacks when litho printing video grabs I need to litho print video grabs and want to avoid muddy blacks - any tips welcomed - thank you.
: What is this kind of halftone called? This is a fairly common print method and it probably has a name. How this is achieved is useful but it's name is more relevant.
: Change the CMYK value of black in a photo I am making a billboard design and getting it ready for print, the background needs to be solid black C:100%, M:100%, Y:100%, K:100%. Problem is that
: How to convert PSD file to CDR with all layers and vectors? I have a huge problem. I made a design for a packaging with Adobe Photoshop. Now the printer wants to have the design in CDR
: Photoshop: how to print logo without a gray background I've tried a lot of different things already: inversed it, added a layer mask, trimmed the transparent pixels and deleted the background.
: Suitable DPI for A1/A2 print I am designing a poster for a client using a stock photo, which is supposed to be a full-bleed image. We are using a stock photo, and although the image itself
: Strategies to get into a design agency as an in-house designer I went to a design school and have advanced diploma. But have not further my studies due to financial issue. I’m currently working
: Bind the content to the outline in Illustrator I created a rectangle into Illustrator CC and I putted inside it a print in a right position. I would to move that rectangle but the print moves.
: What should stationery include? I am trying to organize my client folders and one of them is stationery. I am hoping to hear some advice on what you think stationery includes. Would it be
: Any standard size for a signature and/or logo on invoices or receipts? I want to make a master layout for invoices and receipts which will include a company logo and signature of authorized
: How can one design (a deathstar) on a sphere? I'm trying to design a death star like image in 10 gores to be printed out as stickers and be applied on a perfect sphere. I first tried
: Glossy black logo on matte black background I remember seeing high-fashion packaging with black-on-black printing; but, the difference was with only the finish. Normally, I see gold-on-black, or
: How to create an A4 trifold brochure? I need to to know what my artboard's size be to created for a trifold brochure. For my own reference I folded an A4 paper manually. So my question is
: What is the font used on this California State Park Calaveras Big Trees information sign? As per your rules for font identification, I've followed the requirements for font-identification. Here
: Why is my vector files printing fuzzy? I'm printing a document from InDesign that contains vector and raster images. My raster images print great, but my vector images are fuzzy around the edges;
: What is the best practices/ethics to follow as a graphic designer to avoid silly mistakes? I have been working as graphic designer quite, but I have this issue that I can assure that there
: Printing photographs when job is a 2 spot color job my client is printing a newsletter and they are using only two spot colors and neither is black. The newsletter contains photos so what
: Client and Portfolio Advice I'm in the rare situation where I'm a graphic designer and I don't have much of a portfolio. I've a small business making customised badges and stickers for the
: What is the difference between "Rasterize type layer" and "Convert to shape"? This is my first time trying to export a photoshop file to a svg, and I was surprised to see that the font-based
: Serious RGB to CMYK issue for book printing I´m having a serious problem with RGB to CMYK conversion on my artwork. I create all my artwork in photoshop, using images of scanned fabrics to
: How is Illustrator overprint preview calculated? I'm trying to plan an art print, and I need to use overprinting to reach the colors I'm after. For the most part, Illustrator's multiply blend
: In depth logo pack, dire need of advice To start off any help is greatly appreciated I posted in the Adobe forms as well with almost no response. So I am putting together my first logo
: Use of illustrations of tv shows etc. in my tshirts I have started a t-shirt company. Can i use illustrations of tv shows and movies freely on my t-shirts?
: Why should I calibrate my screen? As both a web and print designer, I have never seen the need to calibrate my displays. Especially for web design, I wonder why I should spend several hundred
: Text box selection is shown when I use knock out effect on InDesign Desperately need help with this! So, I've created the rectangle object, created text box and set that transparency to 0%
: T-Shirt print resolution I made some designs for T-Shirts and I want to print them. I want to know what's the best printing resolution for the best quality And what's the ideal type of printers
: Do pdfs scale for printing I have a large vector image I've drawn in adobe illustrator that at some point needs to be printed on a separate machine without access to illustrator. If I shrink
: Changing pixel density from 72 to 300 dpi for print So I need to prepare a PSD to print a 250 mm x 250 mm card. 300 dpi and CMYK. I am fairly new to this. This isn't my domain. I am