There is no getting away from it – printing on kraft board and paper has been inspirational and injected a new lease of life in to more than just the eco and craft movement. Its traditional appearance has been embraced by the hippest and most contemporary of designers who have used the retro brown material as a counter to their modern designs. And it works brilliantly well. From packaging to invitations and flyer printing, kraft board has found a new place in the world of print.Read More
Saturday, 15 October 2016 12:07:24 Europe/London
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 19:09:06 Europe/London
Considering that a presentation folder is a key tool in your marketing portfolio they don’t get as much love and attention as they should. All of the effort goes on designing the items that go in to the folder, leaving the folder itself as an afterthought. Poor folder! If you rely upon your sales and marketing material to garner new leads and business, then ensuring that your folder is inspiring, noteworthy and attractive will guarantee that the documents inside are looked at. It is like the doorstep challenge when you are selling your house – if it looks unloved on the outside then you lose crucial curb side appeal!Read More
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 09:56:20 Europe/London
One of the very best things about having an on-line business is that you get to 'know' your customers and take an interest in what they are doing and how they are progressing with their own business. From the first orders placed as a' toe in the water' through to regular repeat orders as their business grows and prospers; I have had the pleasure of watching some of my favourite customers flourish to become successful ventures.
So I decided it was about time I got down to the nitty gritty with a handful of them and found out what makes them tick. First up, our Q&A with unique map makers Herb Lester.Read More
Monday, 3 October 2016 17:07:31 Europe/London
Even with the best will in the world sometimes it is difficult to get your head around the flyer you want to advertise your business. You may not even be able to visualise what the final product should look like. If this sounds like you, have no fear – the studio team at A Local Printer are here to ease the way towards your fantastic flyer printing with a bang-on design!Read More
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 18:35:25 Europe/London
I’ll come clean. I use a weekly planner to keep track of everything I need to do and then cross it off the list. There is nothing quite like the smug sense of achievement as another task is obliterated from my weekly schedule. And I’m not the only one. The increase in weekly planner printing at A Local Printer is testimony to the fact that there is a place in this world for having everything for the week ahead in front of you, available at a glance.
This one is printed by our friends at Green Gables.
Whilst I use my planner for listing my ‘to-do’ work items and memory jogging notes, there are plenty of other ways a planner can be used and designed to incorporate more than just tasks and events. Here are a few of my favourite uses……Read More