Supported Applications and File Formats

We accept artwork from Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat PDF, Primo PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Publisher, Quark XPress, Coral Draw, Mac OS X Pages, Pixelmator, OpenOffice, GIMP, Inkscape, Scribus. In file types/formats PDF, TIF, JPG, PNG, IND, INX, EPS, AI, PSD, QXD, DOC, PPT, PUB.


16-09-2013 - Same Day Delivery via Bike Courier available to all of the below London Post Codes

(Additional Cost) E1 Head district, E2 Bethnal Green, E3 Bow, E4 Chingford, E5 Clapton, E6 East Ham, E7 Forest Gate, E8 Hackney, E9 Homerton, E10 Leyton, E11 Leytonstone, E12 Manor Park, E13 Plaistow, E14 Poplar, E15 Stratford, E16 Victoria Docks and North Woolwich, E17 Walthamstow, E18 Woodford and South Woodford, E20 Olympic Park, EC1 Head district, EC2 Bishopsgate, EC3 Fenchurch Street, EC4 Fleet Street, N1 Head district, N2 East Finchley, N3 Finchley, N4 Finsbury Park, N5 Highbury, N6 Highgate, N7 Holloway, N8 Hornsey, N9 Lower Edmonton, N10 Muswell Hill, N11 New Southgate, N12 North Finchley, N13 Palmers Green, N14 Southgate, N15 South Tottenham, N16 Stoke Newington, N17 Tottenham, N18 Upper Edmonton, N19 Upper Holloway, N20 Whetstone, N21 Winchmore Hill, N22 Wood Green, NW1 Head district, NW2 Cricklewood, NW3 Hampstead, NW4 Hendon, NW5 Kentish Town, NW6 Kilburn, NW7 Mill Hill, NW8 St John's Wood, NW9 Hendon, NW10 Willesden, NW11 Golders Green, SE1 Head district, SE2 Abbey Wood, SE3 Blackheath, SE4 Brockley, SE5 Camberwell, SE6 Catford, SE7 Charlton, SE8 Deptford, SE9 Eltham, SE10 Greenwich, SE11 Kennington, SE12 Lee, SE13 Lewisham, SE14 New Cross, SE15 Peckham, SE16 Rotherhithe, SE17 Walworth, SE18 Woolwich, SE19 Norwood, SE20 Anerley, SE21 Dulwich, SE22 East Dulwich, SE23 Forest Hill, SE24 Herne Hill, SE25 South Norwood, SE26 Sydenham, SE27 West Norwood, SE28 Thamesmead, SW1 Head district, SW2 Brixton, SW3 Chelsea, SW4 Clapham, SW5 Earls Court, SW6 Fulham, SW7 South Kensington, SW8 South Lambeth, SW9 Stockwell, SW10 West Brompton, SW11 Head district, SW12 Balham, SW13 Barnes, SW14 Mortlake, SW15 Putney, SW16 Streatham, SW17 Tooting, SW18 Wandsworth, SW19 Wimbledon, SW20 West Wimbledon, W1 Head district, W2 Head district, W3 Acton, W4 Chiswick, W5 Ealing, W6 Hammersmith, W7 Hanwell, W8 Kensington, W9 Maida Hill, W10 North Kensington, W11 Notting Hill, W12 Shepherds Bush, W13 West Ealing, W14 West Kensington, WC1 Head district, WC2 Strand.

15-09-2013 - Same Day Business Cards in London and Same Day Leaflets in London now available

We can now supply business cards and leaflets on the same day when ordered before 12pm. Click Same Day Business cards or for leaflets enquire direct here. Our Same Day Printing service in London is digital printing for quantities 1000 and below.

12-07-2011 - 24 hour business cards dispatched overnight to all mainland UK addresses

Just a quick reminder that our 24 hour business cards are delivered to all mainland UK addresses on an overnight service. Perfect for those wanting them quick and fast!

30-06-2011 - Spot UV Flyers

We have just introduced Spot UV Flyers/Leaflets. These gorgeous Flyers are printed full colour both sides to 350gsm artboard, matt laminated and then Spot UV'D on one side to select elements.

24-05-2011 - Raised/Texture Embossed Business Cards

We now offer new digital texture business cards. The finish is very similar to that of thermography. A special coating is added using a Kodak Nexpress, the latest in digital printing technology. A digital finish that matches litho quality.

02-04-2011 - New improved Spot UV Business Card Prices

As of the 1st April, we are now offering 500 Spot UV Business cards for £65+VAT and 1000 for £112+VAT with free delivery. We have also reduced the cost of adding round cornering to this service.

17-01-2011 - Did you know?

We also offer many other bespoke printing services, whether it's folding business cards, booklet printing, envelope printing, NCR Sets, t shirt printing, digital printing, pen printing, CD/DVD cover/inlay printing, coloured edge business cards london, display stands or roll out banners! It's always worth sending us an enquiry if you can't find what your looking for on our site.

12-01-2011 - Round cornering option added to Spot UV Cards

You can now add round corners to your spot uv cards. £49+Vat for 500 x round corners and £69+vat for 1000 x round corners. Round corner Spot UV Cards.

07-01-2011 - Bespoke Wedding Stationery Printers

Did you know that we also supply bespoke Wedding Stationery? Whether it's day or evening invitations, table placement cards or a table plan! Contact us here for a quote!

17-11-2010 - Christmas cards available!

Want to send your client a reminder that your still here? Why not send them a Christmas card! Many sizes available, whether it's folded to A5, Square, A6. Contact us here for a quote! Don't forget to tell us your desired quantity! Free Express Delivery.

02-10-2010 - New silk paper option on all leaflets

You can now select between gloss and silk paper when ordering leaflets, whether it's 170gsm, 300gsm folded or unfolded, DL, A6, A5, A4!

07-09-2010 - Additional Services

Did you know we also offer many other artwork services? Whether it's making your artwork print ready, editing an old PDF as you no longer have the original artwork, or simply designing an advert for a magazine placement. Whatever your requirements are, contact us here and we'll be more than happy to discuss.

22-08-2010 - New Products

We have just added two new products! You can now purchase laminated rounded business cards and 350gsm laminated flyers.

Tip of the day

08-08-2010 - What is Spot UV?

Spot UV is a gloss coating used to highlight a specific element or logo. It is a beautiful effect, which adds a touch of class to any finished business card or leaflet. If you want some business cards that are a step above your competitors, then I recommend you try our Spot UV Business Cards.

30-06-2010 - Changing the Colour mode in Adobe Photoshop

Open your photoshop document and select image, mode and then select the desired colour mode (Bitmap, Greyscale, Duotone,Indexed Colour, RGB, CMYK, Lab Colour, Multichannel). For litho and digital printing, set the mode to CMYK for all images. 

08-06-2010 - Trapping text or a logo in Adobe Illustrator

A cheap trick for trapping your illustrator text or logo would be to use the overprint stroke option. Having your paper sitting in a cold damp factory in the UK can cause the paper to stretch (marginally but still enough to influence the printing results!) when going through the printing press. This can cause fitting issues.

Imagine having a 2 colour logo. The logo is a blue solid rectangle with a red spot colour logo in the centre. To print this you would print the blue with the red area knocked out (appears white). You would then print the red over the top of the white area. If there is any stretch in the paper as it passes from the blue unit to the red unit of the printing press, you will end up with a very fine white outline, almost like a white shadow around the red logo.

To combat this, you would select the red part of the logo in Illustrator, and apply a very fine stroke - lets say 0.2 point in this case. You would then make it overprint by going -> Window ->Attributes and tick the option "Overprint Stroke". Now the stroke area will marginally print over the top of the blue, avoiding a white shadow.

16-05-2010 - Editing a Printers PDF in Adobe Illustrator without facing font Issues

Trying to open a PDF in Adobe Illustrator but having font issues? Following is a work around.
Rather than directly opening the PDF, first create a new document with the same dimensions as the PDF. Then place the PDF by selecting File->Place, selecting the option "crop" next to the heading "crop to". Once the PDF is positioned on the pasteboard, select Object->Flatten Transparency. This will bring up a Flatten Transparency option window. Select high resolution under "preset" and then tick "Convert all text to outlines" and "Convert all strokes to outlines". You will now be able to select every element of the PDF and edit as necessary.

13-05-2010 - Converting your Adobe illustrator document to 4 colour process

Did you know that you can simply convert your RGB and spot colour Illustrator files to CMYK by selecting all your elements within the document (Windows CTRL A, Mac Apple A) and then by going to ->Edit->Edit Colours->Convert to CMYK. Once Complete, you just need to go to ->File->Document Colour mode and ensure it's set to CMYK.

12-05-2010 - How to avoid using Adobe Photoshop DCS files

If you have ever used a Photoshop DCS file, then you will know that they can be a right pain to deal with in some prepress setups. The spot colours cannot be trapped with preflight software and conversion to CMYK can be a task. A simple way around these problems is to separate the spot colour channel as a bitmap and later colour it up in Adobe inDesign with the swatch palette. For example, if you had a DCS file which consisted of a CMYK image and then a spot colour channel (5 colour), I would delete the spot channel, then save the 4 colour image as a CMYK tif (make sure you don't overwrite the original image). I would then reopen the original image and delete the CMYK portion, leaving just the spot channel. Then change the mode of this image to bitmap(1200dpi) and save it as a tif. Once you have your separate CMYK and bitmap images, you can insert them into Adobe inDesign. Simply place the CMYK image on to the canvas and then overlay it with the bitmap image at the position it was on the original DCS. You can then select the white arrow tool and recolour the bitmap back to it's original colour with the colour palette. All trapping can be handled by Adobe inDesign when exporting to a printers PDF.


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