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One-off or one million today it is easier than ever to impress prospective customers with high quality full colour business stationery and promotional material. Marketing products such as brochures, letterheads, business cards, leaflets and postcards are now generally printed full colour offset litho which is ideally suited for short and medium run projects. In general terms the larger the quantity the cheaper per item, this, therefore, determines the most economic method of printing. During the last twenty years the print industry has gone through massive changes since letterpress was the preferred option. This was followed by lithographic (off set litho) printing which produced sharper quality with plates being created from "camera ready" black and white artwork. At this time pre-press work was done by a specialist reprographic imagesetting studio. One of the reasons full colour printing was so expensive was that a separate plate had to be produced for each colour.CTP (Computer to plate) hailed the arrival of the digital age which allowed graphic designers to bypass the reprographic studio stage and send press ready artwork direct to the printers. Digital print, previously useful for one-off large format projects and too expensive for volume printing now offers a flexible and affordable alternative. Web offset printing is used for high volume projects such as newspapers and magazines. Promotional products such as banners, advertising signs, flags, signboards and t-shirts are normally screen printed. Print services are classfied under the following categories:

Printers and Lithographers - General & Full Colour Business Stationery including start-up packs, business cards, leaflets, letterheads, compliment slips and bespoke printed envelopes, NCR Duplicate Forms.
Digital Print - Excellent alternative for short run general and full colour printing and most economic in quantities from 1 to 2,000. Ideal for Letterheads, Business Cards, Compliment Slips, Promotional Leaflets, marketing brochures and posters.
Printers Screen - banners, labels, signs, signboards, t-shirts
Plastic Cards & Security Products - Hints and tips when shopping for plastic cards. Tough laminated plastic cards are a great way of creating a lasting impression. Traditional credit card size designs are now used everyday by associations, businesses, clubs, holiday, security, tourism service industries and marketing companies because they are long lasting, versatile and tamper proof. When planning your plastic card project it is always good to take certain factors into consideration when creating your design as they will greatly affect the price i.e. the quantity, whether they are to be printed on one or both sides, how many colours, how many customised processes required and how intricate the design. These factors will determine mode of printing i.e. foil block print or screen print. Foil printing is not capable of reproducing tints or very fine detail and block is required for each colour and each side if the design is different on the back. In screen printing a %colour tint is classed as a separate colour. It is useful to give a pantone colour reference which allows the printer to match colours thus avoiding disappointment. Offset litho print is more economic for much larger quantities. Ideal uses are for prestigious business cards, discount cards, loyalty cards, membership cards, identity cards and for seasonal incentives or promotions. Identity cards can be customised to individual specifications with the addition of Signature Strips, Seals, Magnetic Stripes/Encoding, Sequential Numbering in a choice of colour cards printed front and back or on one side only. As there can sometimes be gliches in the initial stages of design, supply of artwork, print and finishing, it is always much better for a professional to produce artwork in the correct format than to receive ready artwork which might not be suitable this saves delays and costly mistakes. Most companies include the production of standard artwork in the price so clarify this point when obtaining a quote. In most cases there is a Minimum Quantity From 200/250 Screen/Litho or Foil Printed.
Identity Wristbands, I.D. Bracelets - Secure Admission Control & promotional wristbands for hospitals, clubs, concerts. special events, holiday parks, caravan and camping parks, plain or personalised. You can also obtain plain identity products including
I.D. Card Holders, Self-Seal ID Cards, Self-Seal Pouches, I.D. Card Pockets, I.D. Card Accessories, Badge Clips, Oblong Pins, Spring Clips, Neckchains, Breakaway Lanyard, Cord Lanyards


These days you can print on just about anything and we receive information on the latest products daily. We have also included some useful links for pre-printed, promotional and personalised products including contemporary original art, vintage posters and historical photographs, music and film t-shirts, Photo-gifts and luxury leather gifts. You can even print your own business cards office stationery, postcards and marketing brochures. Use your own designs for family occasions, kids & babies, weddings & party invitations. Create your very own unique product online. Printing made easy and delivered to your door
PERSONALISED GIFT IDEAS

  • Personalised Promotional Products - Create your own design or choose from a selection of existing designs for bags, baseball caps, for t-shirts, posters, promotional t-shirts, postcards, mugs, calendars and beach bag. Bachelor and Wedding Party t-shirts
  • North Devon Pictures - Traditional photographic prints for personal use, or display as wall art in your home or business. You can create photographic prints in various sizes, in matt, gloss or canvas wrap. framed or unframed. These make ideal gifts or for display use in hotels, inns, holiday complexes or for exhibitions. High Resoultion photographs from the North Devon Focus image library can be supplied in digital format for use in print including brochures, magazines etc or for use as screen savers or on the web.
  • HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS - From Contemporary and Fine Art and Limited Editions to world famous Music, Movie and Sport Memorabilia, Vintage Photographs and Posters buy on line Art for Office Home and Gifts - Art for the Office, Restaurants and Public Building
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