What Is a Slug?
In 2004 I posted this question in the About Desktop Publishing forums. I did get a reply, which was perfect in regards to its context. However today someone replied to that question again adding another definition. While I definitely know what a slug is since quite a while I thought I’d share this short forum discussion with you, where we …
Saying NO! to speculative creative project requests
To specialize or not to specialize
Tip O’ the Day: Choose the Right Printer for the Job
The type, size, colour, number of copies of your printed item influences your choice of what printer to use
Should You Sell Your Feed?
We pay for subscriptions of printed material, why would RSS be different?
Tip O’ the Day: Use RGB Images for Desktop Printers
RGB is for screen, CMYK is for print. Right? Wrong!
Pushing the Envelope
A very comprehensive guide about different types of envelopes from About Desktop Publishing Guide, Jacci Howard Bear, plus additional info from your very own ThinkCreation editor.
A Site Full of InDesign Resources
There is a very interesting site all about InDesign: the InDesign User Group. It’s full of resources, tutorials and tips. Have got a question about InDesign? You are very likely to find it here. To access all the resources of the site, it is necessary to become part of one of the InDesign User groups but many are available also …
The Truth About JPEG
I was crawling around forums and I noticed a few questions related to graphic formats and their capabilities. Therefore I decided to collect a number of links related to the various graphic formats which will give a basic understanding of how they work and will also take up several misconceptions. I will start with one of the most popular formats …
Does painless RGB to CMYK conversion exist?
Explore the advantages of the RGB workflow over the CMYK workflow Everybody knows that images have to be in CMYK mode if a designer wants to output them with an offset press, right? Well, in certain cases this might not be true. When proper colour management is used, using RGB images for jobs that will be printed with any type …