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Mar 29, 2011
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New NAPL Prepress Guide Helps Graphic Designers Create Print Files That Work

Handbook by industry expert Erika Kendra shows how to design for various printing technologies and avoid costly workflow problems.

The Designer’s Guide to Prepress, a new book from the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), is an indispensable resource for graphic designers who are preparing digital files for printing. The 210-page paperback book, with black & white and color illustrations, is the latest addition to the proprietary industry-exclusive books, studies, and reports available in the NAPL Printer’s Preferred Library at www.napl.org/bookstore.

Today’s graphic designer must be knowledgeable about creating files that will run successfully on the newest printing equipment, and graphic designers who work within the technical requirements of specific printing and finishing processes will be better able to help their clients avoid costly delays in all stages of production.

Author Erika Kendra, an experienced independent graphic designer, instructor, and speaker, and the author of numerous Against the Clock design program books, understands both the graphic design and printing sides of the design/print collaboration. In Designer’s Guide to Prepress, she explains the advantages, requirements, and limitations of each printing and postpress process, and shows how knowing about these characteristics can help designers create files that will work smoothly. 

“A design, no matter how beautiful, is useless if it can’t be efficiently reproduced,” says Kendra. “To be successful, you need to understand how the output process affects, or even dictates, various aspects of your designs. The more you can learn about how to accommodate the output process, the more you will be able to produce designs that are compelling, printable, and profitable for everyone involved.”

“We are pleased to make this valuable new book available to graphic designers and printing company design departments,” says NAPL Senior Vice President of Marketing Cindy Woods. “Its real-world approach and easy-to-understand explanation of technical concepts will help designers create files that move right through printing and finishing, and help eliminate many of the problems printers face when files are incorrectly prepared—a win/win for designers and printers, and for the clients of both.”

Section 1 of Designer’s Guide to Prepress covers five major printing processes—lithography, flexography, gravure, screen, and digital—as well as design considerations related to ink, substrates, finishing, folding, cutting, and binding. Section 2 shows how to apply the elements of design to best advantage in each printing process, including the use of color, raster images, vector graphics, type, page layout, imposition, output, and PDF workflow.

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Color Theory. A quick reference sheet for designers. CMYK / RGB. Cool Colors / Warm Colors. Terms and Meanings.

 
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Color Theory. A quick reference sheet for designers. CMYK / RGB. Cool Colors / Warm Colors. Terms and Meanings.

 

Guaranteed High Quality Full Color Printing from any digital file for brochures, business cards, postcards and more…

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How many times has a client provided you with a JPG image of their logo not understanding that the image format can’t be up-scaled. This video tutorial explains how Adobe Illustrator can be used to easily to convert a logo in JPG format into a scalable Vector image.

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Web Enablement and Engagement: We’re Just Getting Started »

Over the course of the last decade, Web-enabled printing has grown from 3% of overall print shipments to 15%, and that number is expected to double over the next five years. It is clearly time for print businesses to overcome the technological, cultural, and educational barriers of Web enablement and engagement to capture this growing opportunity.


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What Does Your Business Card Say About You? »

Hopefully you already have a business card, but if you don’t you should definitely create one. Business cards are something that we take for granted when we shouldn’t. The look, feel, and message on a card help people determine how they view you and more importantly, if they will even remember you.

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Art & Copy is an awesome film that explores the advertising industry and a must see for creatives! It was directed by Doug Pray and came out the summer of 2009. You can watch the full documentary instantly (like I did) on Netflix.

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New NAPL State of the Industry Report Guides Printers to ‘Full Participation in the Recovery’ »

While an upturn from the industry’s deepest recession on record has begun, economists caution that printers will have to act strategically to prosper from it.

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Color printing or Colour printing is the reproduction of an image or text in color (as opposed to simpler black and white or monochrome printing)….

Color printing

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