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What is CMYK versus Pantone Colour?2022-06-20T04:23:03+00:00
Colour can sway thinking, change actions, and cause reactions. 
In a world of endless colour there are a few things to think about. There are two main ways to print colour, Process – CMYK and PMS – Spot.
In four-colour process (CMYK) digital or offset printing, primary colours (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black or the ‘Key’ colour) are mixed together to produce any and all of the colours that are seen in  magazines and colour books. This is often referred to as a ‘full’ colour print.

Spot colours, also known as PMS colours, and officially as the Pantone Matching System colours, are specific colour formula’s used in offset printing that will reproduce accurately in print. Instead of simulating colours by combining the CMYK primary colours, spot (PMS) colours are pre-mixed with existing and published colour formula’s. Because of this, you can rest assured that the PMS colour that you have chosen from your pantone booklet will be matched accurately every time.

What are the advantages of digital printing?2022-06-20T04:32:11+00:00

The constant advances in digital printing means we can offer solutions to cater to any project, large or small.  Johnston Press can provide a variety of solutions from database and mail out printing to small run business cards and flyers. Superior quality, speed, competitive pricing and quick turnaround, equal flexibility and value to the customer.

How do I supply files?2022-09-22T02:13:06+00:00
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What type of binding & finishing options are there?2022-06-20T04:57:00+00:00

At Johnston Press we offer a wide range of print finishing options to add that little bit extra to your printed projects.  This includes diecutting, embossing, over glossing, spot UV, foiling and laminating.  Other finishing includes letterpress, collating and folding. We also offer a full range of binding options such as saddle stitching, perfect binding and wiro or spiral binding. We can also shrink wrap and bundle your jobs to suit your dispatch requirements.