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Never Tear – A Paper Revolution?

This month we’re going to take a closer look at an incredible product that we have to offer, and one that we think not many people know a whole lot about – Xerox’s Never Tear Paper. It’s not often that a product as ubiquitous as paper sees such re-design and innovation that it changes the […]

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5 Reasons Brochure Design Is Important

5 Reasons Brochure Design Is Important

Brochures have long been a staple of a traditional printed marketing campaign and they remain crucial despite the growth of online marketing initiatives. But why? Northern Print Solutions looks into brochure design… The design of brochures remains a popular choice in the digital era because they remain incredibly versatile and particularly effective for service based, […]

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Digital vs. Litho: Then and Now

Digital vs Litho – Then and Now

So in the geet olden days (when Craig was an apprentice printer) the lithographic press was king and, in comparison, digital print was just a mere pauper.  Huge lithographic machines, burning films that look up shed loads of space, churned out bang on print. As digital print was evolving it had some serious catching up […]

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7 Tips to Create Banner Stands Which Attract Attention

7 Tips to Create Banner Stands Which Attract Attention

Banner stands come in a range of sizes, colours and styles, with so many design – as well as functionality – elements to consider, we thought it best to come up with 7 simple tips for you! The majority of these tips can be transferred across pop up, roll up and pull out banner stands, […]

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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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Bespoke Folding Jobs for a Memorable Impression

We love to be challenged and although this was initially a fairly standard job, it becomes something exceptional once unfolded. Let us explain… This direct mailer is filled with information and important stats and contact details, but how can a company really grab the attention of their customers and readers? Northern Print Solutions sat closely […]

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Letterpress printing originated in the mid-15th century

Letterpress Trend: What You Need To Know

Like fashion, some things become popular long after they are developed or launched and in the printing industry, letterpress printing is riding high right now… In the mid-15th century, letterpress printing was the normal way of printing text and remained so right through until the 19th century. It was actually still being used as a […]

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