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  1. How to Make Luxury Business Cards

    How to Make Luxury Business Cards

    Typically, the chosen finish/look of your luxury business card is a combination of personal preference and what fits your brand, as well as, your budget. There are so many options to choose from when it comes to luxury business cards. Finishing options include: Spot UV, foil stamping, textured card, duotone edges, colored cores, thermography, foil edge gilding, die cutting, metallic mirror finish, holographic, cotton finish, die cutting the cards into unique shapes, duplexing stocks for a multi-level card and much more! Unless you have a clear idea of what you’d like, it is always worthwhile to explore some samples first, as well as, looking online at cards for ideas. We have a gallery of projects which serves as great inspiration for a myriad of our customers. It’s also wise to speak to companies that specialise in business card printing, to get some advice regarding your artwork. Some special finishes have limitations and may not be suitable when it comes to your artwork.

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  2. How to Write and Make a Compliment Slip

    How to Write and Make a Compliment Slip

    To write and make a compliment slip is actually very easy if your company already uses Letterheads, then a Compliment Slip is just a smaller addition. Very often, the Compliment slip is used to make a small note and can be as short as a, Thank You, a few sentences or just your signature. To Make a Compliment Slip, you can choose any size, companies typically use a DL- 210mm x 99mm, this is a cost-effective size, because 3 Compliment slips will fit an A4 Sheet and this can be cost effective to produce. However, you can customise the size to suit your needs. It’s preferable to use both sides, the Logo or Company Name can have print finishing effects such as; Foil Stamping and spot UV, normal printing on the Front and on the reverse or the Company Address, Email and Telephone in print or foil. Print on the back is normally located on the top or bottom or both but would also include the text “With Compliments.” The blank area on the back of the slip should provide space to enable you to write a message to the recipient.

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  3. My logo resolution is too low for printing - What can I do?

    My logo resolution is too low for printing - What can I do?

    Many people contact us having been told their logo resolution is too low for printing, spot UV or foil stamping, or that the logo file is not the correct format. Every professional logo designer will supply you with your logo in various formats including a PDF, a high resolution JPEG, a PNG with a transparent background, a vector file and possibly a layered Photoshop file. Vector files are the most important, because they can be scaled to any size without loss of quality. They are the file format required for signage, vehicle livery, large format printing, as well as, print finishing effects such as foil stamping and spot UV. Vector files will have an .AI or .EPS file extension. If you've had your logo designed by a professional designer, make sure you ask for all of these file formats once the logo is completed and signed off. You will be asked for them as you move forward with your business and it will save you time and money having to have them recreated further down the line.

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