Industry Insider: Spot UV Coating

UV coating is a popular coating technique due to its multifaceted ability to act as a protective seal, enhance color, and add a decorative finish. Additionally, its high quality look, versatility, and affordability make it an extremely appealing application. For those...

Back To Basics: RGB vs. CMYK Color Mode Facts To Know

Having basic knowledge of RGB and CMYK color modes is critical for producing quality digital and print materials. Once you know which color mode is best for your project needs, building and executing your design files becomes much easier and eliminates the risk of...

Creative Corner: Best Programs and File Types for Print Design

At Village Print & Media, we are often asked about the best programs and file types to use when designing print projects. Below is a quick summary of what you need to know when designing for print using the Adobe Creative Suite. Photoshop, Illustrator, and...

Industry Insider: Benefits of Soft Touch Lamination

Anything that will help your company’s marketing collateral stand out amongst the rest is always worth paying attention to. Alas, your introduction to soft touch lamination. Also known as cold matte lamination, “soft touch” is a lamination technique...