Technical Questions

What is offset printing?

Offset printing refer to lithography in general. Which produce the highest quality output of any printing process available today.
Because of the fragility nature of the printing plate used in lithography, the process is best suit for short to medium run jobs.

What is PMS?

Pantone Matching System (PMS) is a standard set of color palette that was created to allow a way to describe a color.

For more information, see www.pantone.com.

What is process colors?

Process colors are Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. By overlapping dots pattern in those 4 colors, about 70% of all the visible colors can be reproduce.

What is color matching?

Since every monitor, graphic card, printer have their own characteristic when displaying color, the colors may look very different in different system.
In order to counter those short coming, color matching software is used to calibrate input/output devises like monitor, scanner, printer etc...

For more information, see www.datacolor.com

How to send graphic files?

We accept files in Press Quality PDF format (Hi-Res, CMYK).
Make sure you embed all fonts and graphics file you used with your document. A hardcopy print out would be very helpful.