The Place Of Print In The Local Elections

PVC Banner

Ever since Britain’s first General Election in 1708, print has been an essential tool for campaigning politicians. Far from being limited to the simplest flyers and makeshift banners of 300 years ago, the print revolution has opened up more possibilities than ever before, and ensures that print remains absolutely indispensable … Read More

Spot Colour Printing Explained

Spot Colour and CMYK comparison

With the introduction of screen printed T-shirts to our product catalogue, we require some artwork files to contain Spot Colours for the first time. To better understand this printing process, we enlisted the help of our in-house expert, Robbie Coster. Read more

How To Create Artwork for Metallic Labels on a Roll

Metallic Label

Our latest tutorial video demonstrates how to set up your artwork files for Labels on a Roll. Watch us create artwork for a custom shape, metallic label with a white underpin using Adobe Illustrator. We also show you how to create a custom shape cutting guide and how to create the spot colours that we require to produce your labels. Read more

How to Order with Tradeprint

How to Order with Tradeprint

With the recent launch of our new website, we added some new functionality as well as overhauling how print is ordered with us.
With a focus on speed and simplicity, a returning customers can now order with us in less than a minute! Read more

Win big at the local elections this May

Election Map

Election season is big business in the print world. Candidates from across the UK rely on printers and printed materials to raise awareness of their party and political manifesto in order to gain essential support within their constituency. So with local elections on 3 May in many districts across England, print, design and marketing professionals have a great opportunity to boost their business. Read more

How to Design Landscape Greeting Cards for Printing

How to Design Landscape Greeting Cards for Printing

Last year, £1.75 billion was spent on greeting cards in the UK alone. That is the highest amount spent in any year, showing the greeting card industry is booming. From celebrating occasions to congratulations and giving thanks, the average Brit sends 33 cards per year. And a custom greeting card … Read More

Perfect your Pitch with Print

Perfect your Pitch

Pitching for clients is tough. Even the best campaign idea won’t make up for a lack of organisation, low confidence, or nerves on the day. So the pressure is always on to deliver, and perhaps the hardest part of agency and freelance work is that pitch for potential clients. Have … Read More

How to set up a Spot UV Artwork File in Illustrator

How to set up spot uv artwork in illustrator

Setting up Spot UV artwork for the first time can be daunting, even for seasoned professionals. And even when you have the process down, you change printer and they require a different set up! That’s why we’re sharing a demonstration to clear up any confusion and show you how easy … Read More

How to set up a Spot UV Artwork File in InDesign

How to set up spot uv in InDesign

Setting up Spot UV artwork for the first time can be daunting, even for seasoned professionals. And even when you have the process down, you change printer and they require a different set up! That’s why we’re sharing a demonstration to clear up any confusion and show you how easy … Read More

Add Direct Mail to your Marketing Plan in 12 Steps

Add Direct Mail to your Marketing Plan in 12 Steps

Direct Mail is an essential part of the marketing mix and it’s even more relevant for printers. What better way to showcase your products to new customers, or remind your current customers of your service than by sending it to them! Plus, InfoTrends conducted research which found that 66% of … Read More