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Professional printing tips and articles from Mir Print.

October, 2011

Business card design tips

Text size minimums. Industry specific information. Typography. Testing Be sure to print your business card a couple of times while designing it. Even take some effort to cut away the rest of the paper to see if the layout balances well. Content The following is a list of information commonly found on business cards: Company […]

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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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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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10 Tips in Designing Effective Business Cards

Business cards are used to introduce a business or a skilled person. It is an effective way of letting others keep information about you without seeing you. Here are the tips: 1.Know your goal. 2.Include all important information. 3.Define your business. 4.Make it extraordinary. 5.Place a picture. 6.Compare your card’s design. 7.Your design shows an […]

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How to Buy a Photo Printer?

There are two main types of photo printers: a dedicated and near-dedicated photo printers. The dedicated photo printers can only print photos. Most of these are limited to specific paper sizes for photos. In addition they tend to be smaller and more portable printers. A near-dedicated photo printer can print quality photos as well as […]

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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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Print Audit 6 is Mac OS X Lion Compatible

When Apple comes out with a new version of the Mac operating system it isn’t always smooth sailing. The latest version of OS X, Lion has been causing problems with many of the popular graphic arts programs from Adobe and others. Print Audit 6 is a suite of print management products that can be used […]

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Booklet & Newsletter Printing

Do you print a monthly booklet or newsletter? If so, are you sure you’re really getting the best price?

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5 Green tips to reduce printing cost

To reduce the cost we have considered few things, they are Ink paper, printers and usage. We can reduce directly by making adjustments in printer . 1. Printer settings One of the best and easy way to reduce the cost is changing the printer settings. We have to select the printer properties based on the […]

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What Is Gang Run Method Printing ?

Gang run printing is a method used to reduce the cost of printing by combining different print jobs to maximize an entire sheet of paper. This divides the initial printing cost among the different projects and eliminates paper wastage. To achieve gang run prints, the printer “gangs up” or puts together several projects on one […]

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