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Creating artwork for silver and gold ink cards

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Mojoprint now offers a regular product, Metallic ink cards, that includes a silver or gold metallic ink on the front side. Preparing your data for using gold or silver ink is really easy. (more…)

Getting fancy with foils

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

We offer several custom finishes to your prints at Mojoprint, one of which is metallic foiling (a.k.a hot stamping). It is a technique used widely on christmas and other greeting cards. The metallic, shiny little angels, presents and various tear-jerking messages of good will to be found on such cards are all produced using hot stamping.

We are now offering this custom finish as a new product, Metallic foil cards, available in business card and A6 postcard size — perfect for your own festive creations! (more…)

InDesign data merge

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The problem: You have been asked to prepare company business cards for all 130 employees working at ACME Multicorp. One side in Japanese and the other in English. No small task indeed. (more…)

2011 Calendar templates

Friday, November 12th, 2010

By popular demand we have now added basic 2011 calendar templates to our layout templates download page.
The templates have been created with Adobe InDesign (CS3+) and are geared towards advanced users. (more…)

New PDF magazine submission guidelines

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

From August 2010, we are now asking our customers submitting magazine data by PDF to please use our new PDF/x settings. These settings will flatten any transparency/drop-shadow effects used in your document during the PDF creation process and reduce the risk of transparency errors when your data is output to plate. (more…)

How to avoid ‘jaggies’: Turning on Anti-aliasing

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

When creating a flyer or business card design in Adobe Photoshop, it is very easy for beginners to forget to perform one very important step — to turn on anti-aliasing to smooth the text. (more…)

Embedding Images

Friday, May 16th, 2008

This tutorial shows you how to embed images in Illustrator, something we need you to do before sending your files to us for printing.
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Adding bleed in Photoshop

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Most of the tutorials featured on this site, concern the creation of data using Adobe Illustrator (it gives the best results for high quality print output), but what about if you are making your data in Adobe Photoshop? (more…)

Creating Perfect PDFs from InDesign

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

When submitting data to us for a multi-page brochure or magazine, we ask that you provide us with a Press-Ready PDF. This tutorial looks at the steps involved to export such a PDF from Adobe InDesign. (more…)

Getting crafty with brown paper flyers

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Our brown paper flyers offer a more natural alternative to regular flyers, but knowing how your design will turn out can be a bit hit and miss. Follow these simple steps to design for brown paper printing with confidence. (more…)