The bleed area is the edge of the printed paper that will be trimmed and discarded after the printing process. The standard bleed size can vary from one printing company to the other but generally is 3mm (0.125 inches). Full text »

A brochure or pamphlet is a leaflet advertisement. Compared with a flyer or a handbill, a brochure usually uses higher-quality paper, more color, and is folded. Full text »

An effective business card is a card that looks great, feels great and clearly defines what its owner’s business does so that is easily remembered by the person to whom is given. Full text »

Here are some cool tutorials that will help you improve your CorelDRAW skills. Mastering these techniques will set you one step closer to becoming a great designer. Full text »

Just an image, no matter how cool or beautiful it is, has very limited application and mainly as part of some other design. This article explains how to convert an image into a useful web to print template. Full text »

A greeting card is an illustrated, folded card featuring an expression of friendship or other sentiment. They can function in a manner somewhat similar to postcards but differ in the fact that unlike postcards, greeting cards are folded and have to be mailed in envelopes that are usualy sold with the card. Full text »

Sending a registration email may not be enough to bring a customer to your website. Full text »

Users can upload their own images into web-to-print templates. Images can be standalone or in a PowerClip (clipping path). A number of transformations and alignment rules can be applied as well. Full text »

Sometimes objects and text are mixed. Changes in the text should shift the objects as they were part of the text as in this example from a web-to-print brochure: Full text »

Outdoor signs may be used in real estate, marketing, yard sales, election campaigns etc. They can be printed on vinyl, flute-board or any other surface. Full text »

A postcard is intended for writing and mailing without an envelope and at a lower rate than a letter. Among the postcards there are postal cards which unlike regular postcards that require a stamp, have the postage pre-printed on them. While a postcard is usually printed by a private company, individual or organization, a postal card is issued by the relevant postal authority. Full text »

Poster designs are special in terms of their composition and production. Their main purpose is to draw attention. Full text »

There are two ways to give users the option to upload their own images into your web-to-print template: an Image placeholder and a Power clip. Full text »

A “printer” is a top level account with most privileges and functionality. This account presumes that printing is managed by the account holder. Full text »

Custom t-shirts have become popular because they create a great impression and make a statement of their own. Printing of custom t-shirts can be done in many different ways including screen-printing, embroidery, heat-applied graphics and digital textile printing. Read more about it here. Full text »

Any text frame in your web-to-print template can be turned into one or more variable text fields using Object Manager. Full text »

There are quite a few reasons why a template may fail the initial processing, preview or output generation. Full text »

Artistic text can be used as a PowerClip container in web-to-print templates with both, the text and the image inside it as variable fields. Full text »

The main purpose of the internet banner is to make visitors click on it. Weather they click ’cause they like it or think it’s ugly, the goal is achieved. Full text »

Website content is more important than than “singing and dancing” interface. Invest some time in writing and refining your pages. Full text »