The agony of colour

The Agony of Colour! The number one trouble-maker, the most important aspect, the most eye-catching component of every printed product: colour!  It is important to get it right. It is so easy to get it wrong. And not many people outside the printing industry know the first thing about it. So let’s see if we…

Print in a digital world

Is there a place for the printed word in this digital world? Naturally, the answer you are going to read here is a definite ‘yes’! Even in this increasingly digital world, there is still a big demand for the printing industry and printed products. What printed products are popular? Even the smallest business owner will…

‪#‎ThisWeekWePrinted‬ – a weekly feature of our printing

#ThisWeekWePrinted Did you know that every week on our facebook page we showcase a product we have printed? A showcase of the wide variety of products that we print for our customers. Our customers love the versatility, quality, efficiency and value of Printing Brisbane’s printing! So far we’ve had flyers, postcards, business cards, building signs, window…

Printing with white ink. How?

Can you print in white ink? Not all printers can print white ink. In fact, most don’t. White isn’t a PMS colour. It’s not achievable with CMYK print. There are only a few ways to get it.  Most printers will block out the white area and print the colours around it. Tip #1: Printers aren’t mind-readers. Don’t create…

What is CMYK?

CMYK – so, what is it? It is possible to write a lengthy essay on colour. I won’t. This will be a VERY short post, telling you just enough to make sense of it all. I hope! 1. CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and black. Also referred to as ‘4 colour process’ and ‘full…