Monthly Archives: January 2014

9 on Design: Websites and Blogs to Inspire You

  So many rich, inspirational, informative websites and blogs are now online that help keep us here at ImageSmith up to date. We have many favorites, and want to share a few in this post with the hope you find … Continue reading

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Acclaim or Blame, Magazine Cover Designs Show the Power of Print

If I had the time, I think I would start a blog just to feature news about dramatic, controversial, catalytic, magazine cover designs. Just in the past recent weeks, the following covers have stirred up online interest: The New York … Continue reading

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Bleeding Edge: How to Properly Create Bleed Area for Print

  We’ve written at ImageBlog before about how to create proper bleed area for your print files. Missing or insufficient bleed area and crop marks rank in the top three of prepress problems along with color separations and font issues. … Continue reading

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