MIR Print & Graphics Blog

Professional printing tips and articles from Mir Print.

September, 2011

Presentation Folder Design

4 ways to make your company shine Choose your target and overall style first. Once you know who you are going after (new customers, prospects, existing customers, etc.) then focus on the look and feel of the folder.  Do not try to be all things with this one piece of your marketing collateral. Use fonts, […]

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12 Tips on How to Have An Effectively Brochures

Credibility Time-saving Know What Your Reader Wants Motivate your reader to look inside Contents Page – What’s in it Describe Your Product Make it a Keeper Alter the Shape Make it Personal Add Atmosphere Get Selling…Fast Talk about your reader’s needs Give Directions Ask for Action

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Mir Print Is The Best Choice For Your Brand

Your brand should be represented on all of your printed products, from custom packaging to custom letterheads. The trick is finding a printing company that can accommodate your needs for the best price. That’s where Mir Print comes in!

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MIR Print Design Tips

Here is some cool design tips from our professional design department staff. – Less is more – Clean & simple are key – Know & cater to your target audience – Pick a clear message you wish to communicate – Don’t use Microsoft Word to try and design – Choose 1-3 fonts, max – Decided […]

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Door-Hanger Delight

Door-hangers are a very useful product! They can be used for both business and fun around the workplace and at home. Perhaps you have a precocious preteen living with you. They would surely appreciate a good “Keep Out or Die” door-hanger, so they can let you know how they really feel without slamming the door […]

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8 Tips for Illustrating Marketable Greeting Cards

1) Don’t be scared to illustrate the obvious subject matter : Just because you think there are tons of different cards out there, doesn’t mean it can’t be revamped. There is always a market for the big icons of the greeting card season 2) Design for a Vertical layout : Vertical layouts are the most […]

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Letterhead Design

The goal of a letterhead is to identify your company whenever you send out company correspondence. An effective letterhead design should encapsulate your company’s personality or capture the essence of your company’s purpose. Keep It Simple Keeping it simple is one of the most important steps in creating a letterhead design that effectively serves your […]

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Color Theory and Business

Of all the forms of non-verbal communication, color is the most instantaneous method of conveying messages and meanings. Our very survival depends on the ability to identify necessary objects and/or warning signals from colors that we relate to them. Often called the “silent salesperson,” color must immediately attract the holder’s eye, convey the message of […]

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Digital Cooking: 3-D Food Printers

What’s the Latest Development? Researchers at the Cornell Creative Machines Lab are experimenting with 3-D food printers which, using edible “inks” and digital blueprints, can make precise, novel treats, from perfectly shaped Austrian sugar cookies to scallops shaped liked space shuttles. “The technology is nascent, and so far only produces raw food. The ingredients so far have […]

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Avoid The Nine Most Common Business Card Blunders

Have you ever gotten a compliment on your business card? Is it something that you’re proud of? Does it simply and clearly identify just what your business does, and why people should do business with you? Is it visually appealing? If you answered no to one or more of these questions, it just may be […]

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