Design Tips

Vancouver Branding tips and tricks

 Building your Vancouver branding is all about establishing an identity for your business. It’s your job to give your company a personality that resonates with your clients, and that is likely to attract people.Branding includes your company logo, fonts, colour schemes, down to every little detail like the packaging you use, and so on. Your brand identity will also include implicit traits, like whether you establish yourself as value for money, or for being a more premium alternative. [...]

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Tips for a Stunning Resume

Resume building can be daunting, but what seems to go unrecognized is that it can also be very amusing. If you think about it in terms of job hunting, you’ll be bored. If you think about it in terms of a creative exercise, however, the possibilities are endless. Designing a resume is an awesome way to explore and showcase your creative leanings. (If design isn’t your thing, we can help with that too!)FONTSChoose your font early on—before you’ve made 18 [...]

A Guide to 2017’s Print Trends

We’ve been scouting the web and we’ve noticed something spectacular: 2017 has some amazing print and design trends lined up! Of course a design-savvy clientele like ours knows a few of these already, but what the hey! (We’re loving all the minimalism and simplicity!)MINIMALISMWe’re starting out with this one because we’ve been waiting a while for it! We love minimalist designs and have been pushing them for some time. The best part might be that effective, simple designs scores [...]

Our Favourite Prints from 2016

2016 has been a big year for us: we perfected our printing techniques, we celebrated our first year in business, and we made some great friends and partners. Just for fun (and to show off our clients’ sweet designs!) we’re going to do a little recap of our favourite printing and design jobs this year!WORD VANCOUVERWord is Vancouver’s best and biggest festival celebrating reading and writing. Held throughout the city during the last week of September, Word promotes authors with free exhibits, [...]

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The Unparralleled Act of Proofreading

As a printers and designers, we look at materials very closely and for very long. So we might be inclined to notice typos a bit more than the average reader. Then again, if we notice them, others might as well (and we don’t want that!). There are many ways to simplify the daunting process of proofreading, and ever more reasons as to why the process is crucial. At PRINTitGO our primary goal is, of course, to help your business grow [...]

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The ABCs of Business Cards

Remember the iconic American Psycho business card scene? My theory is that they’re onto something.Business cards may be the first point of contact your customer has with your company. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a customer to see your business card before they see you. Scary thought, hey? It is and it isn’t. It’s exciting because it gives you an opportunity to show off what you can do before you actually have to do anything. It’s tricky considering [...]

Book Design in Self-Publishing

In an increasingly competitive publishing landscape, it’s more frequent to see authors going down the self-publishing route. Here at PRINTitGO we’ve seen it dozens of times, and we love it!When you’re self-publishing, without the aid of a publisher, you’re entirely in charge of your book’s fate. So the importance of design and marketing becomes that much more crucial. We’ve designed and printed banners, business cards, bus ads, book covers, you name it. As your printer (and occasional designer!) we want to [...]

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Colour Tips for Better Branding

If there’s one thing we’ve learned since our opening almost two years ago, it’s that 99% of the jobs we do are for business marketing purposes. If there’s one tip we can offer in return, it’s that good design is vital in creative marketing. While PRINTitGO does offer in-house design services, it never hurts to learn a bit about it, too, especially when it comes to simple colour schemes.There’s a psychology behind colour. For instance, yellow is associated with [...]

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White Ink Can Give Your Brand a Competitive Edge

For the most part, we print our products on white media (paper, business cards, and other white surfaces). But what about printing with white ink instead? This new trend has been keeping us plenty busy! PRINTitGO, the one-stop shop for your business’ printing, design, and marketing needs, is one of the only places in Vancouver using white ink.Of course you’ve already worked so hard on your branding, so why stop now? This innovative new trend is still relatively new [...]

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Christmas Cards Help Businesses Maintain Relationships

There are five weeks left until the holidays, and no more time to waste. Good news is: five weeks is just enough time to have your Christmas cards or holiday greeting products printed and sent off.PRINTitGO does variable data printing, which is to say every card can have information tailored to different clients. Want each card to have a different name or message? No problem. We have in-house designers, too, if design isn’t your thing!This service has been popular since our origins, [...]