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Using Images for Printing – from the web

Using Images for Printing – from the web. When you are designing your beautiful artwork for your print project, you will undoubtedly look to use images for your print project – from the web. This is not as easy as it looks. Most images that you would see on the web are low-resolution, and will not print well. Another issue to consider is that most images on the web
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What Paper to choose for your print job?

What Paper to choose for your print job? Many clients are unsure as to what paper to choose when they are going to print their first print job. It’s a tricky question, and important to get the type of paper correct, as this can have a significant outcome on your project, so you should spend some time in deciding as to what paper to choose for your print job,
Sticker Printing

Vinyl Sticker Printing

Vinyl Sticker Printing Vinyl stickers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and we can just about all of them. We have no “standard vinyl sticker” sizes, and will make custom make your vinyl sticker printing. Substrate It is important to decide what substrate you are going to use to print your stickers. Most of our stickers are done on a 5 year grey back vinyl, which will
Folded-flyers

Artwork for Folded Flyers

Artwork for Folded Flyers Setting up the artwork for folded flyers is tricky, so here is an overview on how to get the page sizes correct. This is for and A4, which is going to be folded to DL. There are two ways to do this, a Z-fold, and a Roll fold, or a fold in.. Z- Fold A Z-Fold is the easier of the two, as each panel
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Printing Shops near Griffiths University

Printing  Shops Near Griffiths University   We are based in Southport on the Gold Coast just up the road from Griffiths University If you are looking for a printing shops near Griffiths University, you are in luck, we are just up the road. I have one child at Griffiths University, so I know the pressures that you are under to get work done. $40.00 + gst Minimum charge –
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Printing Shops near Griffiths

Printing  Shops Near Griffiths We are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast Just up the road from Griffiths If you are looking for a printing shops near Griffiths University, you are in luck, we are just up the road. I have two children at Griffiths University, so I know the pressures that you are under to get work done. $40.00 + gst Minimum charge – but.. We usually
Business Cards

Standard business card printer Gold Coast

Standard business card printer Gold Coast Do you want to print standard business cards on the Gold Coast, you should be talking to us. We print 3 types of business cards. Gold Coast.  Remember, to keep things simple, it makes no difference if you print your cards single or double sided, in full colour or black and white. The only price difference comes in with the different types of
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Posters Gold Coast

Posters Gold Coast Local Poster printing, based in the center of the Gold Coast If you are looking to get Posters Gold Coast printed, you need to look no further than Gold Coast Printers. We are based in Ashmore, conveniently in the center of the Gold Coast. Our sweet spot – SPEED!! When clients are looking for Posters Gold Coast, we understand their frustrations, and will work hard to
Printing Photographs

Printing Photographs

Printing Photographs Printing Photographs is something many clients want us to do, and often want the photo’s enlarged… They are often disappointed when we let them know that the awesome photo taken in the 1930’s will not print well.. As a printer, we cannot make a bad, or low rez photo good. You have to go to a graphic designer, who with the wizardry of photoshop, can often make
Print Brochures

Printing Same Day – Gold Coast

Printing Same Day – Gold Coast You have just arrived at the conference venue, and get the message that your booklets or flyers, or manuals, or whatever have not arrived and will only be arriving when the conference is finished.  PANIC SETS IN until you call us! WE CAN HELP!~! Your conference starts tomorrow, and you need something really fast.. Mostly, we can help, it really depends on what
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Letterhead Printing

LETTERHEAD Printing Letterhead printing is often critical to getting your message across to your customers in a more personal and often more formal way. There are a number of rules when you design your letterheads, with the most important rule being: LESS IS MORE! As you will be using your letterheads to communicate, it is best not to clutter the background of the letterhead with too much colour or superfluous
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Printing Shops near me – Brisbane

Printing  Shops Near Me – Brisbane We are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast but…. Although we are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast, don’t let this put you off!! If you are looking for a printing shops near me – Brisbane, just give us a call. We are able to print your work quickly and get them to a courier or post them to you when
Poster printing near me

Printing Shops near me

Printing  Shops Near Me We are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast but…. Although we are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast, don’t let this put you off,, we deliver to customers all over Australia!! If you are looking for a printing shops near me, just give us a call and we will find out the best way to get you your work as fast as possible.
Poster printing near me

Poster Printing near me

Poster Printing Near Me We are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast but…. Although we are based in Ashmore on the Gold Coast, don’t let this put you off!! If you are looking for “poster printing near me”, just give us a call. We are able to print your posters quickly and get them in a cylinder and post them to you if you need them. Australia post
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A Frame Signs – Gold Coast

A Frame Signs – Gold Coast A Frame Signs – Gold Coast are a fantastic way to advertise your business on a pavement or to provide signage in your premises. Different types of A-Frames We have two types of A-frame signs that we make, both of which have different uses: A-Frames with replaceable coreflutes. These are great where you have to change your message, so we have clever clients
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Fast Printing Services Brisbane

Fast printing services Brisbane If you are looking for fast printing services Brisbane, you have come to the right place! All you have to do is check our reviews on Google, and you will see how many people have given us great reviews on the speed of out turnaround. You may be concerned that we are based on the Gold coast, but we are able to provide a really

How big is A2 – Brisbane

How Big is A2 – Brisbane Many of our customers want to know how big is A2. To see how big A2 is, get 4 pieces of A4 paper from your photo copy machine, and do the following… Lay two of them side by side – this is A3. Now lay another two of them adjacent to the two short ends, you now have a rectangle, which is A2
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Digital Printing

Digital Printing Digital printing is different to the traditional litho of off-set printing. We make digital prints on what really is a giant photocopyer. Of course, we can do many different things on our Richoh machine, but in essence we need the artwork to be correct, and supplied to us in CMYK format. Many to choose from, give us a try! There are thousands of digital printing services and
Print Brochures

Same Day Printing

Same Day Printing Panic, you just realised that you need some printing that needs to be same-day printing….. WE CAN HELP!~! Your super important member of staff is flying out this afternoon! Mostly, we can help, it really depends on what you need. What we need. A phone call…. Give Guy a call, as there are some things we simply cannot do in the same day. Presentation folders are
Sticker Printing

Sticker Printing

Sticker Printing Sticker printing can be seriously confusing! This is a short article on how to get your sticker printing correct. What is the difference between stickers decals and labels, and what substrate (the stuff we print your stickers on) should I use? These titles are used almost interchangeably these days. It is however very important for you to let us know what you are going to be using
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Printing Services

Printing Services Many to choose from, give us a try! There are thousands of printing services and as an industry, we are a good bunch. The printing services industry is challenging. The threats of digital have had an enormous impact on the entire print industry, and this has been witnessed with the number of large printers who have gone out of business, not only on the Gold Coast, but

Large Prints

Large prints We have the capacity to do large prints, even VERY LARGE PRINTS!!! DID YOU GET THAT 🙂 The largest print hung off the Story bridge in Brisbane, so if you need something BIG done, give us a call. There are some things to remember with really big prints: They act like sails, so we need to know if they will be in the wind, so that we

How big is A1 – Brisbane

How Big is A1 – Brisbane Many of our customers want to know how big is A1. To see how big A1 is, get 8 pieces of A4 paper from your photocopy machine, and do the following… Lay two of them side by side – this is A3. Now lay another two of them adjacent to the two short ends, you now have a rectangle, which is A2 Now
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Graphic design Gold Coast

Graphic design Gold Coast is our clients biggest challenge It is really challenging when trying to find out how to make a flyer, so here are some tips to help you get your graphic design Gold Coast completed If you are going to brief a graphic designer to do your artwork for you, make a simple representation of the desired artwork. So if you are going to brief for
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Banners – Gold Coast

Banners- Go on SHOW OFF!! Banners – Gold Coast are probably the best and cheapest way of reaching your market. Driving along the motorway your eye can be caught by two or three words on a banner spanning a bridge over the road or simply by a colorful pull up banner outside a business. Thousands of people will have seen it daily and it is bound to make an
Print Brochures

Print Brochures Gold Coast

Print Brochures Gold Coast If you are about to print brochures, you will need some help, and we can provide this for you at Gold Coast Printers. When we refer to brochures, we are generally referring to “flat” work. We refere to booklets as booklets or magasines. Getting Started There are some things that you are going to need at the beginning of your project, some of these are
Business Cards

Business Cards – Gold Coast

Business Cards – Gold Coast Do you want to print business cards on the Gold Coast, you should be talking to us. Business cards are given a hard time, but just see how much of a hard time you have if you arrive at a meeting without one of the much maligned business cards. I have a number of my techie friends who say that they no longer carry
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Print Posters – Gold Coast

Print Posters – Gold Coast Your photo’s can be made into awesome posters! It is really easy to print posters, and at Gold Coast Printers, we are able to do this easily and quickly. We have a wonderful Roland Wide format machine, which makes simply superb prints of posters for us. What do you have to do? It’s this easy, just take a picture on almost anything – just
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Banner Printing

Banner Printing – Let it all hang out! Banner printing is one of those things that we love to do at Gold Coast Printers. We generally print on 660gsm outdoor banner material.  This is the material that you would see everywhere! However to banner printing may require different materials, so we would discuss your project with you to ensure that we use the best material for your project. Banners
Business Cards

Business Card Printer – Gold Coast

Business Card Printer – Gold Coast We are one of the best Business card Printer’s on the Gold Coast, well we think we are! (Just ask us!!) Business cards are given a hard time, but just see how much of a hard time you have if you arrive at a meeting without one of the much maligned business cards! We are often asked what types of business cards we
Print Brochures

Brochure Printing – Gold Coast

Brochure Printing – Gold Coast If you want  brochure printing  – Gold coast we can provide this for you just around the corner in Ashmore. How do you start? There are some things that you are going to need at the beginning of your brochure printing project, some of these are obvious, some a little hidden. Firstly, decide on the size of your brochures, and in Australia, we work
Gold Coast Printers

Gold Coast Printers

Gold Coast Printers We started in 2010. When we did the research into starting up a printing business , it may have been crazy, but we decided that we would get into printing Gold Coast and were determined to become one of the best Gold Coast Printers that there are in South East Queensland. We soon found out that the printing business that we visited, were run by owner
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Printers Gold Coast

Printers Gold Coast We are a good bunch There are thousands of printers Gold Coast, and we are a good bunch. The printing industry is challenging. The threats of digital have had an enormous impact on the entire print industry, and this has been witnessed with the number of large printers who have gone out of business, not only on the Gold Coast, but all over the country. Our

Cheap Printing – What Does It Mean?

Cheap Printing What does “Cheap printing” really mean? Having now been in the printing business for many years, I am – thankfully not often, – told by clients, mainly new clients, that they can get cheap printing, or get their printing done more cheaply than we can. This is always true, and I make no bones about this, you will be able to get cheap printing at many companies,
Graphic-Design

Artwork for Pictures, Banners and Posters

Artwork for Pictures, Banners and Posters This is how we want your artwork for your Pictures All printed work must come as a pdf please, please, please! (We really don’t want your Pub, word,  AI or PSD file.) We can take jpegs as well, but we do prefer pfd’s. Please be careful when saving files to pdf’s, especially from word, as they can “reflow” and occasionally will drop words
Booklets

Artwork for Booklets

Artwork for Booklets (Stapled/Saddle stitched) Booklets come in various shapes and sizes and with different configurations Remember that we can only make booklets in multiples of 4 pages, so 4,8,12,16 etc. If you have designed your booklet with a different number of pages, you will need to add or subtract pages to get to the multiple of 4. In your enquiry, we will need to know the following: Finished
Sticker Printing

Stickers, what vinyl should I use?

Stickers – What vinyl should I use? What is the difference between stickers decals and labels, and what substrate should I use? These titles are used almost interchangeably these days. It is however very important for you to let us know what you are going to be using the stickers for, so we can decide on the best material for your project. Do you want them to be used
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Presentation Folders – Gold Coast Printers

Presentation folders – A quick overview There you are , spending hundreds of hours preparing for the best presentation you can give to your client. Now you need to hand out something to leave with your newly conquered client, that will represent you, your company and your brand. Presentation folders are absolutely perfect for this. Templates There are some anomaly’s with presentation folders, that can change the cost considerably.
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Saddle stitched (Stapled) Booklets

Saddle Stitched, also know as “Stapled Booklets” Stapled booklets are also know in “printerspeak” as saddle stitched booklets. This is the method of making  booklets from 8 pages to around 60 pages (anything thicker gets a bit cumbersome.) There are many different types of paper that you can use to make up your work, and the selection of the paper is crucial to how your project is going to