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Apex Media and Print

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Our print process involves consultation, prepress, proofing, printing, finishing, delivery, and follow-up. We work with our clients to design and finalise the project, prepare files for printing, print the project using various technologies, and provide finishing services. We then deliver the final product and follow up with customers to ensure satisfaction. By providing high-quality services and working closely with our clients, we can ensure you get what you ask for.

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CONSULTATION AND DESIGN

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PREPRESS AND PROOFING

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PRINTING, FINISHING AND DELIVERY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

Digital printing is a printing technique where digital files are sent directly to a printer, which applies the ink or toner to the paper or other material.

Large format print refers to the process of printing images, text or graphics on large surfaces, such as billboards, banners, posters, and vehicle wraps.

A bleed is a printing term that refers to the area of a design that extends beyond the final trimmed size of a printed piece.

A crop mark is a printed line that shows where a printed piece will be trimmed to its final size.

 

A proof is a sample of a printed piece that is used to check for errors or make final adjustments before printing the full run.

Pantone colours are a standardized set of colours used in the printing industry to ensure consistency and accuracy of colour.

A spot colour is a colour that is printed using a single ink, rather than a combination of inks.

CMYK is a colour model used in printing that stands for cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. These colours are combined in various percentages to create a full range of colours.

DPI stands for dots per inch, and refers to the resolution of an image when printed. The higher the DPI, the more detail and clarity in the printed image.

File formats commonly used in print are PDF and JPEG

A die-cut is a technique where a design is cut out of a printed piece using a specialized tool or blade.

Lamination is the process of applying a clear protective film over a printed piece, increasing its durability and resistance to damage.

The main difference between large format print and standard print is the size of the printed piece. Large format print is typically used for large scale marketing and advertising while standard print is used for smaller print jobs such as business cards or flyers.

Materials commonly used for large format print include vinyl, fabric, paper, mesh, and various rigid substrates like metal, acrylic or foam board.