Tag: digital printing

5 Reasons to Love Cougar Digital Color Copy

Digital printing was once thought of as an option only for jobs that had to be produced quickly where quality wasn’t a top concern. Thankfully, things have changed. The print quality for digital printing is top-notch and the options—from presses, to sheet sizes, to techniques—have expanded. ...

4 Tips for Selecting a Print Shop

It’s the start of a New Year. A natural time of change. One of those changes may include selecting a new print shop for your projects. As a marketer and creative, there are several factors that I look for in a print shop. What should you look for when selecting a new print shop? ...

Why Choose Digital Printing?

As society immerses further into the digital age with information and knowledge exchanged at the tap of a button, the Printing Industry is developing the capacity to adapt to it. Digital printing is growing as consumers of print adapt to the convenience of reduced inventory, and use of variable data to make a more personal connection with their customers. For information like product brochures,

The Digital Printing Advantage – An In-House Designer’s Perspective

I’ve worked as an in-house designer for most of my career. For teams like mine with small printing budgets and tight deadlines, digital printing has had immense value. Printing as a whole has been around for centuries. But, it wasn’t until the early 1990s that digital printing came on the scene. Unlike traditional offset printing the digital process eliminates the extra steps of creating...

What’s New at Dscoop

I admit it…..I love the smells and sounds of a conventional offset pressroom. I know it's weird but what can I say? Printing is in my blood. Coming to the Dscoop conference is always an eye opener for me. The equipment is so different than offset, yet the output has evolved over the years to be as good as, and sometimes better than, offset quality. ...

Seen by the Spec Rep – Astonishing New Digital Printing Techniques

It’s funny to think about the early days of digital printing, when the most exciting thing it had to offer was variable data. When digital printing first arrived on the print scene it provided a great solution to a big problem – short runs and limited budgets. But in the eyes of creatives, digital printing also meant they had to sacrifice quality and all the fun print techniques they loved...

Tips on Specifying Paper for Various Printing Equipment

When it comes to papers for commercial printing, most designers think in terms of traditional offset lithography. Up until 10 years ago that was perfectly fine, except for the shift to digital printing. These days, print runs are smaller, making digital printing the go-to method for a lot of print projects these days. The thing is, many designers don’t consider the printing equipment used...