Pantone - From The Beginning to Minion Yellow

Pantone: From Beginning to Minion Yellow

Pantone, as it is known today, has been in operation for over 50 years and has a crucial place in the design industry for its colour matching system. The company was originally a small business which manufactured colour cards for cosmetics companies. In 1962, Pantone was bought out by a current employee, Lawrence Herbert, who […]

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Creative Quotes That Inspire Print

Creative Quotes That Inspire Print

On a dreary Wednesday, known on Twitter as the ‘hump day’ (because it’s the middle of the working week), there is sometimes nothing we like more than a bit of inspiration. Inspiration comes to those in the design and print industry in many forms, but there are also some quotes that are just perfect snippets […]

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WIN: 500 foiled business cards for you AND a friend!

WIN: 500 foiled business cards for you AND a friend!

You might have seen our recent cheeky Facebook post about the arrival of our proper exciting, brand new DUT 21! The DUT 21, as we explained, is a foil blocking machine, allowing us to produce even more amazing solutions for your printing needs! With all of the excitement over the weekend thanks to its arrival, […]

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NPS Supporting Sunderland’s Work Discovery Week, 29 June – 3 July

NPS Supporting Sunderland’s Work Discovery Week, 29 June – 3 July

With the aim of improving relationships between Wearside’s companies and the pupils in schools across Sunderland, Work Discovery Week is returning. This year the event runs from 29 June – 3 July with many companies across our area becoming involved – ourselves included! Backing for the event, which includes a careers fair, is coming from […]

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NPS event, Pizza, Peroni and Print, on May 29

EVENT: Pizza, Peroni and Print on Friday 29th May at NPS

After an amazing response to our previous event, we are running a repeat opportunity for clients and newbies to NPS alike, to find out about the hottest print techniques as well as enjoy some pizza and a tipple! On Friday 29th May, from 3-5pm, we will be hosting another networking session with a tasty twist, […]

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NPS launch new client referral scheme in association with Tyneside Cinema

Share The Love and Get A Movie Pass!

Love films? Love print? Really love Northern Print Solutions? Then have we got a treat for you! Having made great friends with the super cool team at Tyneside Cinema (a cool venue in itself), we have managed to snag you a fantastic offer! The guys at Tyneside Cinema already offer the team at NPS some […]

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Pizza, Peroni and Print

Exclusive ‘Pizza, Peroni & Print’ Event at NPS HQ, May 15th!

Yes, they are three things we love. Arguably, apart from Beth’s obsession with hot foiling, there may not be anything we love more… which is why we’re offering our favourite things to you for FREE! We admit it’s pretty amazing that there is essentially free beer and pizza on offer, but we also want to […]

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Northern Print Solutions Business Card - Your Only Solution

May 20th: Warm Up Event for ‘Show Your Mussel’ at Wallsend Town Hall

It’s always a major thing for us to share with you what we do and how we do can change the way your business grows and markets themselves. In June we will be participating in the Show Your Mussel Workshops, starting June 4th (more information coming soon), but before then there is a pre-event warm […]

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Vat and Pricing - Calculator and Costs

Vat and Print Pricing Demystified

Some printed products include VAT charges, whereas others don’t. This week, we want to make the process more understanding and clear up which products are exempt and which aren’t. VAT is a result of Britain entering the European Economic Community in 1973. It is typically defined as a tax on consumer expenditure, i.e. it is […]

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