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Many of our articles include simple and quick tricks which add that professional touch to any design. We also show you tutorials on how to create many of the most popular design pieces from scratch. You can even learn about some of the common topics in design to further your knowledge. Finally, we can show you how graphic design on a computer translates into print for quality printing which is sharp, vivid and packed with impressive detail.

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    If you’re new to the task of designing for print, it can certainly be a confusing process. Not only do you have to actually prepare and create a design that works well on paper (a mammoth task in itself!), but you also have to ensure your project is properly set up for print, whilst making sure to somehow avoid the [ ... ]

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    Business cards are utilised by just about every company on the planet and if you've ever been to a business networking event, it's likely that you'll have been handed a good few dozen business cards by various companies. I've done this a few times and each time, I look at the business cards I receive, often thinking [ ... ]

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