Curved Counter Cards

These curved counter cards are a great way to promote specials in retail or hospitality situations. They come in either A5 or A4 size and they fold down flat for easy shipping. In the centre of the piece is a clever little locking device that is popped into position when you’re ready to set it […]

Wrapping it up

It’s well worth considering how you’re going to present a well crafted piece of print to your client or prospect. You can spend a lot of time and effort designing the perfect piece, but if it turns up in a standard white envelope, it may just end up in the ‘bills to be ignored’ pile. […]

Variable Data (personalisation)

One of our favourite jobs is the report cards printed annually for the ‘students’ at Barkley Manor Doggy Day Care Centre. This is an introspective campaign where the report cards provide a fun and light-hearted way to introduce, and capitalise on, the ‘class photos’ that are shot each year, which helps to drive sales for […]


Social media, email campaigns and online advertising have fantastic reach, but a printed piece has the ability to cut through the noise of the market place and reach people in a way that other approaches can’t. To be taken seriously though, that printed piece must be well crafted. It mustn’t just look good, it must […]

Trade Display Stand

We were challenged with bringing the concept drawings for this ‘time-themed’ display booth to life for one of our clients who were exhibiting at a trade show. We printed the wall paper design onto plastic panels and used velcro to tape these to the exhibition room walls. The flooring design is printed onto 3mm thick […]

33 Reasons – A Collaborative Project

‘33 Reasons’ is a collaborative project to create a beautifully printed series of postcards, presented in a gold foiled wallet, and depicting some of the more uplifting and inspirational aspects of life in lockdown. The packs are to be distributed at no charge to people within the Design Community.   We’re asking designers, design students, […]

COVID 19 Print Services for Essential Services

During the COVID 19 Lock Down period, if you operate an Essential Service and require printed material to support the provision of your services, we have a team on call to assist. We are only able to assist in situations where the service is genuinely ‘essential’, for example District Health Boards in need of labels […]

Diecutting – Shapes add interest and character

Cutting forme for Mini cubes

Diecutting and dielines Diecutting is a process that stamps a shape out of cardboard or paper. It’s incredibly useful for making things like cardboard boxes or packaging, but can also make a business card or a flyer much more interesting by diecutting the piece to a custom shape rather than just a plain old rectangle […]

HP Latex 360

We’re pleased to announce the installation of our HP Latex 360 machine – It sounds like announcing the arrival of a new baby – to be fair, it’s just as exciting for us. We’re all about meeting deadlines and doing things quickly (and beautifully) and when we saw the benefits of the HP Latex machine, […]

Creating a Print Ready PDF

Creating a Print Ready PDF A great print job has to start with great artwork. If a file is low resolution or doesn’t have bleed, or if it’s missing trim marks, it’s likely the result isn’t going to be as good as it could be. To follow are a few tips and tricks to make […]