The Asset Print Blog

We at Asset Print are literally married to “Printing’, committed to, in love with and in it for life! On this blog we will be sharing the many things we have learnt over the years, exciting news and many tips and tricks to use printed products. We will cover topics such as effective business cards designs to the importance of colour in design, how to use flyers to advertise your business and much more. Follow this blog or join us on Facebook to be the first to read our next blog.

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Tips On Designing Your Own Wedding Invites

Posted by on 11 Feb 2021 under Stationary Printing, Wedding Invitations

Wedding Invitation

Getting hitched soon? Mazel Tov! If you’ve been considering designing your own wedding invitations, you are not alone – plenty of bridal couples are taking things into their own hands. There are so many great template sites and design software options available that it’s fully possible to create something unique and beautiful yourself.


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Reasons to Use Swing Tags for Branding in 2021

Posted by on 13 Jan 2021 under All Things Printing, Printed Marketing

Swing 'sale' tags

If there is one thing we can all agree on as retailers, it’s that the marketing space is extremely crowded these days. Additionally, recent economic pressures have made consumers extra conscious about their spending, which means they are taking their time to evaluate products carefully before they purchase, instead of simply popping it in their trolleys.


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Our Tried & True Business Stationery Checklist

Posted by on 17 Dec 2020 under All Things Printing, Business Cards, Stationary Printing

Best Business Stationery

As we head into the new year, it’s time to do a tally of everything your company will need to do business throughout 2021. Naturally, this includes your stationery. However, since it’s not something you order every day, it’s easy to drop the ball and forget an all-important item when you place your printing order with your preferred business printers.

Happily, we have a tried-and-tested stationery checklist for occasions like these, and we thought we’d share it to make the ordering process super simple this time around. Here goes!


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Printing Techniques & How to Use it – Part II

Posted by on 20 Nov 2020 under Uncategorized

Printing Techniques: Varnish

Why yes, we are back with another blog in our series on fantastic printing techniques and how to use it in real life. In our previous segment, we discussed the merits of embossing and the inspiring ways in which it can be applied to everything from business cards to wine labels. Today we continue our journey by taking a closer look at varnishing.


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Gearing Up For International Print Day 2020

Posted by on 20 Oct 2020 under Printed Marketing

Printing Techniques: Embossing

The global print community is ‘reaming’ with excitement as International Print Day 2020 is taking place on October 21st. Along with printing companies from around the world, Asset Print is gearing up to celebrate and everyone should get involved. If you haven’t participated or don’t know what International Print Day is about, this article explains it all.


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Printing Techniques & How to Use it – Part I

Posted by on 16 Sep 2020 under All Things Printing, Business Cards, Design, Stationary Printing, Tips For Your Business or Brand, Wedding Invitations, Wine Bottle Lables

Printing Techniques: Embossing

The new decade may be off to a rather unexpectedly rough start, but there are a few silver linings to be enjoyed nonetheless. For instance, there’s never been a more exciting time to be in the printing trade – there are so many fantastic techniques to choose from!


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5 Cool Facts About Printers for Ink Geeks

Posted by on 17 Aug 2020 under All Things Printing, General Printing

Printer Facts

Every industry has its die-hard fans – people who are so fascinated by the technology behind its inner workings that they spend countless hours reading up about the history of how it all came to be. At Asset Print you’ll find a huge array of ink geeks. Yes, we love working with our clients and creating beautiful things, but we also happen to be completely enchanted by printers and ink in general.


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The Magic of Old Meeting New in Printing

Posted by on 17 Jul 2020 under All Things Printing, General Printing

Typography

The printing press is one of those incredible inventions that changed the world forever. In fact, it is touted as one of the three inventions in the world that had the biggest impact on the way society functions, alongside gunpowder and the nautical compass. At Asset Print, we realise that we’re standing on the shoulders of giants every time we press ‘print’ on our digital presses, which is why we also keep a close eye on the evolution and reintroduction of old-school printing methods around the globe.


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Reasons Paper Is Still An Eco-Conscious Option

Posted by on 15 Jun 2020 under All Things Printing

Sheets of White Paper

Things may seem a little dire here at the start of the third decade of the 21st century, but if you’re looking out for a silver lining, there are some very positive things that have cropped up among the behaviour of the general populace of late. This includes the desire to make eco-conscious purchasing decisions. At Asset Print, we’ve noticed that many of our clients are taking steps to ensure that their businesses move towards a greener way of being, and it makes us very proud.


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Printing Tech Terminology Explained

Posted by on 13 May 2020 under All Things Printing, General Printing

Printing Machine

The world of printing is a fascinating place when you look a little deeper than the surface. At Asset Print, we understand that the terminology we bandy about on a daily basis is not a part of everyone’s lexicon. This is why we’ve decided to compile a concise glossary that explains a few of the terms we use around the printing shop. Here you go!


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