Posts Tagged "finishing"

How Crossovers and Gutter-Jumps are Printed and Bound

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How Crossovers and Gutter-Jumps are Printed and Bound

I was asked the other day about producing a calendar for the new year. The unique challenge with this project was that it wasn’t a typical template calendar and that its design involves fashion photography that crosses over the spine onto the page beneath. Large images that cross over the spine/gutter in the binding process are known as a ‘gutter jump’ or ‘crossover’. This design is used frequently in the magazine and book publishing business,...

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Round Corners Sustain Business Card Life

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Who likes to handout a tattered business card? For a few dollars, simply add round corners to your next business card order. Round corners will increase the life of your cards, unless you carry your cards in a 24kt gold case. Round corner business cards will prevent the corners from getting bent up and are found under the “finishing” pull-down menu. Round corners are available in 1/4″, 3/8″ and 1/2″ radius. One quarter inch is most...

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