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Avoid the Nine Most Common Business Card Mistakes

Your business card is one of your most important marketing tools and for some people the only piece of marketing they use to promote their business. One of the first things you do when you meet a new person you are doing business with (or want to do business with) is exchange business cards. So, your business cards forms part of your first impression and […]
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Difference between Inkjet and Laser digital printing

Traditional photocopiers use either a moving or a static scanning device to capture images for copying. Moving scanning devices pass over a document multiple times, once for each copy being produced. Static devices use repeated flashes — one flash per copy, like clicking a camera. A digital copier, on the other hand, uses optical technology to scan the image once. It then stores that image […]
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What can we do with your photos?

Photo enhancement can be as simple as colour and contrast manipulation or reducing red eye but it can go much further than this. Photo Restoration: Old family photographs can be torn, cracked, faded, stained or have a corner torn off. In most cases we can restore it to its original condition­ or better! Digital photo restoration doesn’t harm your original photograph and can keep your […]
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What does 4/0 mean?

Sometimes you will see us refer to numbers when describing your printing, for example: 4/0, 4/4, 4/1 or 5/4. These numbers represent the numbers of colours on each side of your printing. Full colour printing is made from 4 inks: Cyan (C), Magenta (M), Yellow (Y), and Black (K) and is represented by 4. Black & White (or grayscale) is represented by 1 (although you […]
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Laminating – the pros and cons

Did you know we offer an extensive range of laminating options? We can laminate any size (well almost). From wallet size cards through to large posters, in gloss, matt and extra heavy duty we can offer you a laminating solution. Laminating can prevent the document from becoming creased, sun damaged, wrinkled, stained, smudged, abraded or marked by grease, fingerprints and environmental concerns. Remember, laminating is […]
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Branding & Logo Design

A logo is not just a mark – a logo reflects a business’s commercial brand via the use of shape, fonts, colour, and / or images. It inspires trust, recognition and admiration for a company or product and it is our job as designers to create a logo that will do this. It is helpful if you know what makes a great logo so you […]
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What are the different paper sizes?

Here at Burleigh Print we can print a large variety of sizes and have the tools to customise your print job to almost any specified size you may require. Here is a list of the standard sizes you are likely to need: A0 841mm x 1188mm B1 707mm x 1000mm A1 594mm x 841mm A2 420mm x 594mm A3 297mm x 420mm A4 210mm x […]
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What do you mean by paper weight?

Paper is often described in terms of its density which is measured by its weight. This is termed as the grams per square metre, abbreviated to gsm. When you are asked what weight or gsm you want your job printed on, it means how thick or heavy do you want the paper to be. The lower the gsm the more transparent the paper is. Standard […]
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