Posts Tagged ‘Foil Printing’

How to Setup Artwork for Foil Stamped Business Cards

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Lorena Fernandez 1 Comment
So you’ve decided on Foil Stamped Business Cards — great choice! To ensure your design comes out just the way you want it, we suggest keeping the following things in mind: The Basics: Work in CMYK color mode and set the resolution to 300 DPI. Dimensions & Bleed: Your starting document size for standard business cards should be 3.627” x 2.127”. The final size after cutting will be 3.5” x 2”. Document safe size is 3.377” x 1.877”. Make sure to keep all text within the safe area. For custom sized business ...

Printing in the Caribbean

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
We here at Elite Flyers do quite a bit of business in the Caribbean. Because of this we wanted to supply our customers and potential customers with some tips and resources for printing and shipping in the islands along with some of the products we offer to ship to the Caribbean. When you’re running a business in the islands, it can be difficult to find a supplier of top quality printing products that you can truly rely on. We're based in Miami Beach, Florida. Ideally situated in one of the southern-most ...

Foil Printing Vs. Foil Stamping – What’s the Difference?

Posted on: July 15th, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
There’s nothing like adding some outstanding sparkle to your flyer or postcards when you’re aiming to get a customer’s attention… which we’re all trying to do when we print flyers or postcards, right? But what is the best way to add in the metallic edge to your printed materials? There are several options available, the most popular of which are foil printing and foil stamping. Here, we’ll review the differences and similarities between these two outstanding and unmistakably eye-grabbing printing ...

Get Glamorous with Flyers for Fashion Week Swim

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
As if Miami weren’t already hot enough – and we mean that in every sense of the word – it’s time to turn the A/C up an extra notch because the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Swim is fast approaching. Our beaches will be even more crowded with impossibly beautiful women, our sidewalks will be even more lit up with the hottest swim wear trends in the world, and people will be ready to party even harder than the other 51 weeks out of the year. Whether you’re a designer, a club manager, a hotelier or a restaurateur ...

Foil Stamping Vs. Full-Color Foil Printing

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
There are numerous specialty printing techniques available in today’s innovative print world. Each one was developed for the purpose of giving printing customers design options that would set their finished customized print products apart. To make each process more useful and marketable, print companies also strive to make these techniques cost-effective while still maintaining a high level of quality. Competition among print companies has driven this innovation further and faster, to the point where customers ...

Foil Printing

Posted on: February 7th, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
If your recent print advertisements, flyers, postcards, business cards, or other printed works seem to “lack luster” recently, you may consider trying an innovative and attractive new printing style to amp up the appeal of your marketing campaigns. Foil printing is a technique that brings the flash of precious metals to your printed materials, without your having to dish out a lot of your hard-earned coin to get the job done. It may not come as a surprise that foil printing techniques utilize, yes, foil, in ...

Flyers and Brochures to Promote During Miami’s Wine & Food Festival

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
It’s already that time of year again! The Miami Wine and Food Festival is fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about how to use this ever-growing festival to your business’s advantage – whether you’re in the food biz or not! The dates on the WFF this year are April 17 to 20, so now is the perfect time to begin preparing your business for success at the fest – specifically, it’s a great time to begin designing flyers and brochures to let the influx of tourists and visitors know what your business ...

Different Options with Foil Printing

Posted on: January 14th, 2013 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
Human beings, like moths and petrified deer, are mesmerized by shiny things. We’re drawn to the light and we like to pay top dollar for jewels and accessories that sparkle. But luckily there is one arena in life where you don’t have to fork over a lot of money for things that sparkle. That arena is the world of foil printing (basically, this means printing with metallic accents). Modern printing techniques employed by moderate- to large-scale commercial printers make it not only affordable but also excessively ...

Silver or Gold Foil Stamped Business Cards

Posted on: December 3rd, 2012 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
In some ways, humans are not much more evolved than flies. For one, both people and bugs are attracted to shiny objects. Take Elite Flyers' foil stamping process for example. It doesn't matter if you're a Harvard-educated lawyer or a teenage girl who loves scribbling "I heart One Direction" on your spiral-bound notebooks; shiny foil-stamped business cards are bound to capture and hold your attention more effectively than plain paper business cards any day of the week. ...read more

How Thick Is Thick Enough? 16pt Cardstock Flyers vs 14pt Cardstock Flyers

Posted on: November 29th, 2012 by eliteflyers.com 5 Comments
There are a lot of choices to make when you’re designing a flyer. How many colors do you want to use? Or do you want to go black and white? Is your message best broadcast using a lot of words, or are images king for your custom flyer? Should you use Helvetica, Garamond, or Comic Sans as your font of choice? Or do you want to go off the grid and scan a handwritten message to put on your flyer? Are you going to add hot specialty design elements like full-color foil printing, foil-stamping, spot UV, or silk ...

5 Business Card Design Ideas

Posted on: October 12th, 2012 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
A stand-out business card can capture people’s attention long enough to inspire them to actually call you. There are no stats available on responses to cool business cards vs. lame business cards, but as pros in the printing business, we constantly get feedback from clients who see a higher response rate when they put more thought and creativity into their business card design. Here are a few easy-to-do design ideas to get you started on improving your card design. 1. Print the design on the front of your ...

Quiz: Which Textured Business Card is Right for You?

Posted on: October 5th, 2012 by eliteflyers.com No Comments
There are so many business card options out there today, it’s hard to figure out which premium features are the best match to suit your personal style. Since we at Elite Flyers are the experts, we decided to come up with a fun quiz to make the selection process as easy as A-B-C! ...read more