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Words and Phrases That Derived from Printing

Printing, in some form, dates back centuries. We’ve spoken before about the history of printing, so we’re not going to re-run that here. Instead, we’re taking a look at the impact of printing on language, in the form of words and phrases that have derived from the printing process.   Hot off the press We’re […]

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What Makes a Great Logo?

Printing is one thing, but what if you’ve not got anything good enough to print? It’s essential with any form of marketing, especially the kind that’s printed on paper, to design something that’s going to stand out.   No part of the marketing process is as emblematic of this necessity as the company logo. If […]

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Why is Commercial Printing Still Important in the Digital Age?

In this modern, digital age, it can be easy to forget about the value of printed media. From a commercial perspective in particular, however, it can prove just as effective (if not more so) than its digital counterpart.   Here, Print and Digital Ltd take a look at why printing still has a role to […]

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5 Reasons Why Company Newsletters Benefit Your Business

For companies in their earliest stage, spreading the word and getting your name out there is vital for getting any business up and running. One of the most efficient and cost-effective ways of achieving this is by creating and designing a company newsletter. In their latest blog post, Print & Digital outline 5 ways a […]

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The History of Printing

From scribes to bloggers, generations of people have always recorded their thoughts and feelings. At the centre of early modern history, however, printing allowed people all around the world to mass produce their thoughts and feelings and distribute their influence to the rest of the population. In our latest blog, we outline the history of […]

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How to Make the Perfect Christmas Card

As the festive spirit sweeps the nation, homeowners all across the country are wrapping presents, setting up the Christmas tree and rolling out the decorations. However, do not become so consumed with your holiday decorations and take the time to acknowledge your friends and families by sending out some festive greetings cards. Although it may […]

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The Greatest Movie Posters Of All Time

Plastering a poster over a gigantic billboard is the truest form of advertising and marketing. Before the days of social media campaigns and elongated TV adverts, the only way people would find out about the latest blockbuster was through the medium of posters and billboards. In homage to this era of classic movie posters, film […]

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Why Poster Designs Are Such An Effective Form Of Advertising

Before the days of television adverts and on-screen pop-ups, building walls and shop windows would be plastered with posters and flyers with budding businessmen and women trying to flog their services. As we evolved into an era of multimedia advertising, however, posters and flyers still remain as prevalent as they did decades ago. With millions […]

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Essential Business Card Design Tricks to Sell Your Business

Getting your foot in the door is one of the most important parts of starting a business. Whether you are canvassing with leaflets or plastering your town with posters to try and get your name out, getting your feet on the ground is one of the most effective ways of growing your company. The size […]

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Why Leafleting Is Better Than Any Other Form of Advertising

Contrary to the trend of digitalization in the modern age, it seems as though the tried and tested route of leafleting has come out on top. Although a hoard of pamphlets may be the last thing you wish to see when you have just returned from your holiday, there does seem to be some form […]

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The Most Iconic Propaganda Posters Of All Time

Some of the most famous and memorable moments in history have been documented in the form of banners and propaganda posters. Whether it aims to sum up the mood of the people, push individual political campaigns or to call for change and reform, these images shout louder than any politician or activist possibly could. Although […]

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4 Top Room Design Tricks for Your Home

Designing your home interior can be tricky, especially when you don’t know what will look nice or know how much money you’ll have to fork out for it. However, there are loads of little DIY tricks that can be easily done at low costs to help instantly inject some personality and lift up your room […]

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Office Stationery Essentials – How to Equip Your Workplace to Encourage Team Collaboration

In many workplaces, the need for collaboration between employees is integral to creating an environment that is dynamic, enthusiastic, and productive; encouraging employees to go above and beyond their job expectations to successfully complete the task at hand. Your office stationery selections can absolutely help to promote this positive workplace outlook – if chosen correctly, […]

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Top Four Ways to Advertise Your Business

When it comes to gaining new customers, reaching your audience on a large scale and finding ways to advertise your business is key. Competition is higher than ever, so it’s important to invest in different avenues to reach your target audience. As independent printers, we know how to advertise your business with traditional methods and […]

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A Brief History of Printing Within The UK

The history of printing is rich with cultural traditions and modern technological advances and can be dated back to as early as 200 AD in China, where they used wooden blocks to print on textiles and paper. Throughout the centuries, printing has been picked up by different cultures and used widely across the world, and […]

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How to Make the Perfect Business Card for Your Lichfield Business

When you think of business cards, many of us immediately think of the iconic American Psycho scene where Patrick Bateman compares his business card with his fellow colleagues, analysing the minute indistinguishable differences between one another’s cards. Perfecting the business card for your Lichfield business doesn’t have to be as difficult or as specific as […]

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Top Tips for An Eye-Catching Poster Design

Using a poster is a great way of advertising your business or an event, and an eye-catching poster design is a powerful way of reaching your target audience. It’s cost effective and easy to do, as Print & Digital can print yours on the same day. But how do you create the perfect poster that […]

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