Competition – Win a set of Nando’s BBQ sauces to enjoy this Summer!

Remember we need your answers before 12th July – good luck!  

CMYK, RGB or Pantone?

CMYK refers to the four ink colours used in process colour printing: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black. In 4-colour printing (process colour), all of the colours you see are made up of combinations of dots in these four colours. If your file is to be printed then it will be done in CMYK. RGB stands for

How to fold and insert a letter into an envelope

1) Depending on the size of the envelope and the size of the letter, you will need to fold differently. This is for a standard formal A4 letter, you should fold twice, resulting in three sections. 2) Bend the letter (without folding) into an ‘S’ shape until the three sections look roughly the same size.

Vacancy for a Graphic Designer!

Please send your CV to elizabeth@v3print.com  

Finding the right font

Here are 3 good questions to ask yourself before selecting the typeface. 1 PURPOSE AND MOOD? Typefaces have personality. Remember, you can only choose the right typeface if you keep the nature of the content and target audience in mind. For body text, it’s always advisable to use a non-gimmicky, legible and formal typeface like Helvetica

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the winner of our Easter competition!  Delighted to announce that Alfie Wilton won our SUPER BUNNY with the correct answer of 69 eggs. Enjoy Alfie!  

How to choose the right paper?

When it comes to print production, there are 2 major types of paper- Coated paper and Uncoated paper. Coated paper Coated paper has been coated with a surface sealant, typically clay, to impart certain qualities to the paper, including weight, surface gloss, smoothness or reduced ink absorbency. The coating on the paper reduces dot gain

V3 Easter Competition – Count the eggs!

You must remember to count all of the eggs you can see in the image! Good Luck!

Methods of Binding

Many people get confused with the different methods of binding. Below are the 3 most common methods which explain exactly what each one is, so you now know what you’re asking for. Wire binding is a popular commercial book binding method, and is known by a number of different names including twin loop wire, Wire-o,

Getting to know your paper sizes for print

Paper sizes can be confusing and many do not know the exact dimensions. This will show you the standard paper sizes working in mm and inches so that you can set your artwork up at the correct size for printing. This chart is the A series which lists the international paper sizes. This graphic shows