Category: Resources

Paper sizes and folding options

At Express Print & Mail we’re familiar with printing jargon – but we realise that not everyone understands paper and ink the way we do!

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Choosing the right paper weight

Paper weight is measured by the number of grams per square metre (gsm) which refers to the area of paper that remains constant, irrespective of sheet size. 

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How to select the correct paper stock

Generally paper falls into one of three categories – uncoated, coated silk or coated gloss.

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How to create artwork ready for printing

Preparing artwork correctly for printing, can be a minefield for new designers or those more familiar with working online.

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How to design a good newsletter

Whether it's by email or a printed flyer sent out via addressed mail, a newsletter is an important tool to communicate with your customers, prospects, suppliers and employees.

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10 clever business card ideas

If you want your business to stand out from the crowd, consider designing something a little different.

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Why print has more value than online

People still value print for its ability to be tactile, tangible and more credible than its online counterparts.

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How to produce a good marketing flyer

If you want your marketing flyer to make an impact, it should follow a few simple guidelines.

•    Use colour - bright and bold colour really stands out and grabs attention

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How being online can help your print

When you know what to look for, the information you pick up online can guide you in the right direction in print.

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