About CMYK Printing

Everything You Need to Know About CMYK

By | Design, Friendly Advice, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends

In the world of printing, finding the right color is far from an exact science. Each individual ink and printing method gives slightly different results, and matching the colors of a new project with those of a previous one can be difficult. Fortunately. CMYK printing gives very similar results at a high quality. Here’s an inside look at the most popular printing method with everything you need to know about CMYK. Read More

blue pencils

10 Things You Never Knew About the Color BLUE

By | Brand, Food For Thought, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Trends

Here at Printing Solutions, we’re big fans of color. Each carries its own special meaning and can be a tool to influence an audience just by how it’s used in your branding materials. But one color we’re particularly fond of is blue … in case you couldn’t tell from our own brand! As it turns out, there’s a lot more to blue than meets the eye. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the color blue. Read More

Before and After the Creative Process: See the Life Cycle of a Branding Project

Before and After the Creative Process: See the Life Cycle of a Branding Project

By | Brand, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Social Media

Here at Printing Solutions, we love helping businesses refine and share their brand through print. Our branding package is a popular choice among business owners who are looking for a little guidance in how to put their company out there and want us to work our magic. Read More

Business Card Upgrades

5 Fun Upgrades to Your Business Cards

By | Brand, Business Cards, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Logo, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends

Here at Printing Solutions, we firmly believe that people should be impatient to hand out their business card. Once you start to lose that spark, it’s time to consider upgrading to a look that is more current and eye-catching. We provide the best solutions for our clients, and often, they include one of these 5 business card upgrades. Take a look: Read More

Print World

What’s Trending in the Print World?

By | Business Cards, Business Strategy, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends, Signs, Trends

Just like the fashion industry, the print world sees trends come and go. What was popular a few years ago isn’t in style now, and today’s businesses must adjust their print materials accordingly.

Over the past months we’ve observed a few changes in styles among our own clients and colleagues, and we’ve compiled them for you below. Here’s what’s trending in the print world. Read More

Reasons You Need Print

3 Reasons You Need Print in Your Life

By | Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends

If you’re like most of us, you’ve been told time and again that print is dying. Professionals across countless industries have told you to ditch paper entirely because digital is the way to go. Everywhere you look, another company is moving to an online only platform.

Don’t get us wrong, we love digital (you’re reading this online, after all). But like any good business, we see the value in a multiplatform approach to branding and marketing that includes a healthy dose of print.

“Having the ability to print something is one of the greatest inventions the human race has ever made,” says Kristyn Lechwar, Printing Solutions’ Director of Marketing. “With print today, you have almost an unlimited amount of tools at your fingertips. You can turn any dream into a tangible object.”

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Favorite Business Cards

Our 3 Favorite Business Cards from 2015

By | 2015, Brand, Business Cards, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Trends

At Printing Solutions, each client we work with is a special experience. Our clients are of all different walks of life, from barbers to bloggers to body sculptors, and each project brings its own rewarding journey. But each year, some projects rise above as shining examples of our best work. Our favorite business cards from 2015 are no exception.

We sat down with Printing Solutions’ Creative Director Justin Ketchum and Graphic Designer Chris Danner to get the lowdown on the top cards of the year.

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best fonts for 2016

How to Choose the Best Fonts for 2016

By | Brand, Design, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Web Designer, Website

A picture’s worth a thousand words, but if you’re a savvy business owner, you probably know that the font you choose for those thousand words is pretty important too.

“It’s just like the filter that you put on a photo; it says a lot about the person and who they are. That’s what font faces represent,” says Kristyn Lechwar, Printing Solutions’ Director of Marketing. “It represents who you are and what your company is. Without someone actually being able to read the words, they can get a feel for your company just by looking at the font.”

We’ve put together our best tips for how to choose the best fonts for 2016. Is your favorite font sending the right image? Read on to find out.

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