What is CTP? In the traditional Offset printing process of custom paper box, the print design is output to the photographic film first, then the printing plate(mainly PS plate) is made. Therefore, this imaging technology is also referred to as CTF, computer to film. However, things are quite different now. In the modern printing facility, […]
Packaging Box design is the process of creating a custom paper boxes to safely package a product while realizing its marketing value. Get inspired to create your unique packaging design.
To choose a paper stock correctly for your packaging paper box project, you need to understand three basic things: paper type, paper weight and finishing options. These three things collectively are often understood as Paper Stock Paper Type Before we describe the difference between paper stocks, it’s a good idea to understand that paper basically
The printed proof of a printed paper box is a dispassionate simulation of the ultimate output – a CMYK press sheet. The mission of a proofing system is to create accurate predictions, not pretty pictures. The primary goal of ‘proofing’ is to serve as a tool for customer verification that the entire job is accurate.
With regard to the file formats for the printing of the paper printed box, the AI format is strongly recommended. If you don’t have an AI format, PDF format would work too. Below are some introductions to the common image formats for printing. 1. Native file format — acceptable print format for printers When preparing
In the past decade, I’ve had a few hundred ‘just out of university’ graphic design interns through our door. Some with extremely portfolios of work, some with potential. Each time they have started, I have been astounded as to their almost ignorance of designing for print. They knew fundamentals of typography, white space, colour scheming,
People always have an illusion about the print size of a picture saw on the computer screen when they create the printed paper box artwork. They believe that the print size and quality will be same as the one they see on the pc screen. If you are one of them and are planning to
Image resolution for printing – LPI and DPI When we prepare the artwork of the custom paper boxes for printing, we come across a lot of jargon, like pixels, ppi, dpi, spi, lpi. In this post, we will have a full explanation for these terms. Reference: http://the-print-guide.blogspot.com/2009/04/image-resolution-for-printing-lpi-vs.html Part1: Raster Image, Pixels, Resolution, PPI, DPI, SPI What
In the convenience store, supermarket, a beautifully printed paper box with a hanger tab is too striking to escape the consumers’ eye. And the products packed within sell fast. Why? The hanger tab does the tricks. With the hanger tab, the product is hanged at the best visual position and is seen easily. And the