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Essentials things to include on your Letterhead
A letterhead is an integral part of your marketing collateral and is used to convey a message to the recipient, whether that be a letter to a potential customer or an internal notice to your staff. As it’s such a strong reflection of your business, it’s important you include a few key things on them.
What are Letterheads?
As an integral part of communication, your company letterhead should be well-thought-out - after all, they’re one of the most important pieces of printed collateral for your business!
How photography business cards can benefit your image
Just like a picture is worth a thousand words, your photography business card says a lot more than who you are and what you do - it’s a reflection of your image and is a perfect opportunity to showcase your skills and what you can offer your customers.
CMYK vs Pantone printing.
Let's talk about these two different print processes and the pros and cons of CMYK vs Pantone. 
What are the differences between CMYK and Pantone printing? We discuss often with our clients the use of Pantone vs CMYK, by offering always advice on which system use case by case.
Common Design Mistakes To Avoid
 You may have seen over on our socials that we have started a new series called ‘Tuesday Tips’. This is where we share what we have learned in the world of business, marketing, design and print. We have enough experience in these sectors to know what works and what doesn’t. Whilst we will be continuing this series over on our social media accounts (@Boldcoloursuk if you want to follow) we thought we would put together a little blog post highlighting some common design mistakes and how to avoid them. So without further ado, lets get into it! 
12 Printing Terms You Should Know
 We could talk for hours about printing. It’s what we do. However, we realise that it can be extremely overwhelming for someone who doesn’t know much about our field when we start throwing words and acronyms like bleed and GSM around. So we have thought long and hard about this, and have put together a guide of what we believe are the most common printing words and phrases that you need to know. Let’s dive in.
Tips for Designing a Product
 Not all of us are professional graphic designers with a fancy degree to prove it. That being said, we all want our printed products to look nice and professional, just on a budget. That’s why we have put together our best tips and tricks for making your design look as professional as possible, without going to art school. 
Tips For Working From Home
 We’ve scoured the internet so that you don’t have to in order to find the best tips for working from home, as it’s very quickly become the norm. We’ve come up with 8 tips to help you. It’s worth noting that obviously different things work for different people, but these are the tips that work for us.
Benefits of personalised duplicate invoice books
Personalised duplicate invoice books are customised two parts NCR books printed with your specific design and layout. Let's talk about their benefits.
What is a compliment slip.
Compliments Slips are a professional way, used by businesses of any size, on a daily basis, to express acknowledgement and to communicate with valued clients, customers and business partners.
What makes a good Compliment Slip?
Compliment slips are extremely important in the world of print. Not only do they make the customer feel valued, but they also enable brand recognition.
Why NCR Pads are great for your company
NCR Pads are so important and essential if you are in an industry that uses forms, contacts, invoices or receipts. There are so many reasons why they are great for your company. Keep reading to find out more.
Colour Palettes For Spring
Are you stuck on what colours to use in your newest project?  Well, as spring is officially here now, we've put together a collection of palettes perfect for your next spring-inspired projects!
Benefits of Outsourcing Print
 “Oh, we’ll just print it off in the office” “It’s not that important, we’ll just photocopy it”   We get it, it’s so tempting just to use your office or home printer to print out your leaflets, booklets or whatever it is you need printing. It’s easy, it’s cheaper and the results are instant.    
Colour Palettes For Summer
We have put together a selection of bright and colourful palettes to inspire all your summer designs!
What Image Format Should I Use?
Jpeg, PNG, eps, svg, there’s so many types of image files, it can be quite daunting to know which to use where! No worries, we’ve put together a handy little post detailing all the image types you will ever need and where to use them!
Choosing A Typeface For Your Brand
Choosing a typeface can be daunting. We get it. There are literally millions to choose from. How can anyone possibly limit it down to just one?