Posts Tagged ‘design’

The Difference Between Graphic Overlays & Membrane Keypads

Graphic Overlays

Being in the printing business for many years we know how confusing some of the technical ‘babble’ can be. Here’s a blog about Graphic Overlays and Membrane Keypads where we’ve cut out the unnecessary technical jargon and condensed it down to a user-friendly explanation. Graphic Overlays: Also known as ‘Operator Interface Panels’, ‘Control Panel Overlays’,…

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Is print really dead?

Different colours being printed

If you work in any sector of the print industry; including labels, leaflets or banners, you would have heard this bold statement many times…”Print is dead“. Many people do believe that print has died a very sudden death. There’s no wonder why the popularity of emails, social media and TV marketing is increasing daily; but…

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Handy Tips For Sending Perfect Artwork To Print

graphic design desk

From pencil sketches on scrap pieces of paper to beautiful illustrations created on complex software, it’s safe to say we’ve seen it all. With over 45 years in the print industry we’ve got simple, non-complicated answers to your artwork related questions. PDF or JPEG? We prefer a clear, high-resolution PDF but AI, ID, PS, CDR,…

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Where did Screen Printing stem from?

screen printing the progress

It has been found that screen printing techniques have been around since the start. During the Song Dynasty era in 960 AD, early artists have been using the screen printing methods; however, stencilling in its earliest form has been found in caves that date back to the prehistoric period. Several tools, materials and techniques are…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Font

Typography - the word create

When it comes to your labels, window stickers or your floor stickers you want to make sure that they get your specific message across. When choosing typography you want to make sure that they are legible, noticeable and complement the design perfectly; here are a few handy tips from us at Customark: Fewer fonts make…

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