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To 5 Habits of Successful Designers

Over the years we’ve been lucky enough to work with many great designers. They have the vision to develop new ideas while satisfying their clients. The designers we’ve worked with are efficient, technically astute, and passionate about their work. In addition, we’ve spotted some common habits of successful designers that really set them apart. 

Business Cards Printing
Printing business cards online? 5 Things you need to know...

With great value and a selection of paper options available online at https://shop.servicepointuk.com/ we decided to put together a handy list of 5 things you need to know before printing your business cards online:

1) Who, What, Where, Why? Make sure your business card answers all the key questions.

2) Keep the font on your business card simple and, as a rule of thumb don’t go below 8pt.

DPI, PPI and Resolution
DPI, PPI and Resolution – A brief introduction

 

Paragon Service Point recommends supplying files at a resolution of 300DPI. If you’re not sure what all that means, please read on.

DPI (Dots per Inch)

Paper Size
A brief guide to A4 paper size

 

Today A4 is the ubiquitous paper size internationally. At first glance A4 dimensions are rather peculiar: 21cm x 29.7cm in metric and 8.25” x 11.67” in imperial. Dig a little deeper however and there’s a lot of logic behind these apparently random numbers.

The key feature of A4 paper is that it’s half the size of A3 paper, which is half the size of A2 paper, which is half the size of A1, which is…yes, you guessed it, half the size of A0. This base A0 paper size is defined as: