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Coffee table book magic

Capturing the luxury of a prestigious waterfront setting in print requires a serious wow factor. The stunning coffee table book Express Print & Mail produced for Rivéra River House effectively promotes their exquisite location and the opulent lifestyle on offer.

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Join the reusable revolution with branded shopping bags, water bottles and cups

Choose to reuse with Express Print & Mail’s branded reusable shopping bags, water bottles, cups and straws. An ideal way to showcase your brand, they make great gifts for staff or clients as well as perfect merchandise for events and conferences.

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Methods of binding

What are the most common methods of binding and which one is right for you? Saddle stitching is the binding of a brochure or magazine using two or three staples to hold the pages together in the centre fold. This method is suitable for publications of 8 pages up to 48 pages.

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Paper sizes and folding options

Whether you’re ordering business cards, letterheads or brochures, it’s important to know the exact size of your item so that you can set up artwork correctly. Check out our handy guide to the most common sizes.

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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. Each type has different properties that affect its suitability, overall presentation and final results.

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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. Here we provide a few tips to ensure your artwork will deliver the results you want.

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Give Me 5 for Kids 2017

The team at EPM, Give Me 5 for Kids and the Harley Davidson Club did it again, supporting this annual drive to raise funds for sick children in our community with another sponsored breakfast session!

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