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A brief history of lithographic printing

By Better Printing 12 May 2016 No comments

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This week we wanted to celebrate all things lithographic.

We’re firm believers in that old saying ‘how do you know where you’re going unless you know where you’re coming from?’ so we decided it was time to find out more about the history of lithographic printing.

We dug out our history books, stuck on the kettle and settled in for some reading. The result? Our own little lithography timeline, enjoy!

What a lovely pair…

By Better Printing 6 November 2015 No comments

Printers and readers pairs

Hold on! Just to clarify we’re talking about the difference between reader’s pairs and printer’s pairs….

This week we wanted to focus on a major mistake customers frequently make whilst designing their booklets and brochures; designing files in reader’s pairs instead of printer’s.

Top 10 tips for designing your business card

By Better Printing 10 September 2015

 Top 10 tips for designing business cards

If the experts are right and it only takes 7 seconds to make a first impression, you need to make sure your business card is working it baby.

When you get your business card design right, your name and business will be remembered-get it wrong and you won’t.  Put simply, if your business card doesn’t inspire confidence, it won’t help you generate new business.

Getting down to business

By Better Printing 20 August 2015 No comments

 Getting down to business

Business cards have been around for what seems like forever. With the advent of sites like Linkedin you may have prematurely decided they’ve become redundant.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, we disagree. When used effectively business cards are still a must have in this day and age. So this week we want to convince you of the enduring power of the Business Card.

So here are just a few reasons why you still need a high quality business card in your life.

Custom printing

By Better Printing 14 August 2015 No comments

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It only takes three little words to get us excited here at Better Printing. That’s right, this week we’re talking about custom printed products.

When you need something special or have a specific design in mind, with our custom printing service we can help you create a product unique to you.

Still not sure? Here are 3 reasons why custom printing is the answer you’ve been looking for.

Wobblers: the what, the why and the how

By Better Printing 4 August 2015 No comments


If you’ve indulged in any retail therapy lately you’ve probably seen a wobbler or 2 and maybe even been tempted to buy because of one, but we’re guessing the term ‘wobbler’ is new to you.

To clear up any confusion and answer any questions here is our comprehensive guide to the what, the when and the why of wobblers.

Print Glossary Parts 2

By Better Printing 16 July 2015 No comments

Print Glossary part 2 by Better Printing uk

Rejoice! Part 2 of our comprehensive print glossary is finally here. We hope it helps!

Print Glossary Parts 1

By Better Printing 10 July 2015 No comments

Print Glossary by Better Printing

We know sometimes it may seem as if we’re speaking an entirely different language;
the terms we use can be nigh on impossible to understand if you’re not a print specialist.

So to help you out we’ve created a fairly comprehensive glossary of the printing terms you’re most likely to come across:

A Basic Guide to Variable Data Printing

By Better Printing 26 June 2015 No comments

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Are you a VDP first timer? Feeling a tad overwhelmed by the process. Not to worry. We’ve created a basic guide to take the mystery out of VDP.

First things first, what actually is Variable Data Printing?


By Better Printing 1 June 2015 1 comments

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Sticker Printing

As the recent and incredibly effective advertising campaign for Channel 4’s new show Humans has proven, it’s becoming harder and harder for advertisers to make an impact in a saturated marketplace and many companies are resorting to extreme lengths to grab their audience’s attention.

We’re going to let you in a little known fact... when it comes to branding stickers are the ultimate covert tool...

Proofing: Are you ready to pass go?

By Better Printing 21 May 2015 No comments

Proofing in print

Are you ready to pass go?

I am sure many of you won’t be surprised to hear us say that proofing is perhaps the most important stage in the print production process. A proof is the final check point before you pass Go and collect 200.

Promotional Possibilities with Large Format Printing

By Better Printing 24 April 2015 No comments

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Bigger is Better: Promotional Possibilities with Large Format Printing

With the latest developments in print technology, large format printing is no longer reserved for companies with vast marketing budgets. Posters, banners, signs and exhibition stands are now all quick, easy and affordable to print for any business.

So this week, we’ve decided it’s about time to start thinking BIG!

Flyers & leaflet Printing Tips

By Betterprinting 12 August 2014 No comments

Flyer-Leaflet-Printers-OnlineThey say ‘50% of something is better than 100% of nothing’ and when looking at your return on investment for marketing techniques this couldn’t be more applicable.

Rich Blacks in Print

Betterprinting Rich BlacksWhilst using pops of bright colour in your marketing material can be fun and quirky in the right environment; a smart and professional look is most definitely achieved through the use of black.

Free Design Resources Chapter 2 - Images.

Free Images & Photos for print
When it comes to design projects, one element that can have the most visual appeal and impact is the imagery and graphics used. Finding the right imagery for a document or promotional material is not always easy. Thankfully, we live in an age that allow us to all be privy to the wonderful advantages of the internet and all it has to offer in the format of free resources – namely images.

Does Colour effect our emotions?

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The effects of colour on an individual’s psychological and emotional state have been widely researched in both academic and business circles.

Colours may seem like such a normal aspect to the environment around us that we can often fail to see the gentle but complex relationship that they have on us every day. The emotional and health and wellbeing effects that colour can have on our state of mind and body should not be underestimated.

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