Print Custom Vinyl Wall Decals at Smartpress.com

Smartpress.com now offers custom wall decal printing. Wall graphics are available for purchase in a lot of retail locations, online and in-store, but custom wall graphics are another story. At Smartpress.com, you can now create a personalized wall graphic design in many sizes and shapes, and use them to decorate your home, office, business or [...]

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Unique Perforation Ideas for Your Marketing Materials

Creativity and ingenuity with your printing can really help to push your finished product to the next level, creating interest and excitement along the way. Perforated printing is an excellent way of adding value to your print project by making it interactive and giving others an opportunity to take away, share, or redeem part of [...]


Photography Inspiration – In Extremis (Bodies with No Regret)

Art and photography can be serious business, but it can also be  fun – and funny. Today’s photography inspiration takes you on a left turn from seriousness, though it does have a serious message. In fact, these images are kind-of hilarious. And by kind-of, I’m really mean completely hilarious. Photographer Sandro Giordoan has created this photo series, [...]

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Ask a Smartpress.com Expert: New Static Cling Material

Hello, I’ve ordered static clings from you before in the past. Now when I look at the static clings page, it looks like the substrate thickness has changed. How might it affect my window cling order? – Window Cling King We have made some changes to our small format static window cling materials. We hope [...]

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Tips for Travel Photography: Equipment Recommendations

Summer is in full swing. Families are schlepping their kids to and from activities in the summer, but many have longer trips and vacations in mind. Traveling to a different locale always presents unique photo opportunities. There is a wide variety of photos you can take during a trip: Landmarks, natural scenery, local customs, native peoples, your family. [...]

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Variable Data vs. Auto Numbering – Tips, Tricks and Examples

The terms “variable data” and “auto numbering” may sound like they are same thing. They are similar in the fact that variable data and auto numbering allow for customization on each individual printed piece. Technically, auto numbering is a form of variable data because each piece has a unique number just as variable data can [...]


Wedding Save the Dates and Invitation Ideas for Summer 2015

This year’s summer wedding season is in full swing and that means this year’s crop of newly engaged couples are making plans for summer of 2015. If you’re planning a sensational summer wedding for 2015, the sky’s the limit when it comes to designing your wedding invitations and save the date cards. From starfish and [...]


Stand Out from the Crowd with a Printed Booklet Portfolio or Resume

With such tough competition in the marketplace, everyone is looking for the most streamlined and inspirational ways of presenting information to clients, customers, and potential employers. Thinking of innovative ways to present a portfolio or resume helps to set you apart from the crowd. In recent years, the trend has been towards digital portfolios and [...]

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Customer Spotlight: AMG Design

About AMG Design Anne Marie Gaines is the graphic designer and artist behind AMG Design Co. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Anne Marie specializes in wedding stationery and event invitations, but she also uses her graphic design skills to create logos, business cards and more. Art has been a passion of hers for as long [...]

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Photography Inspiration – Wedding Tornados

It’s time for another Tuesday installment of Photography Inspiration. A Canadian couple had an unexpected visitor to their post-wedding photography shoot: A tornado! Thankfully it didn’t interrupt their nuptials and it doesn’t appear that anyone was injured (though a few buildings were damaged). But the weather occurrence did offer the opportunity for some great photos. “We [...]

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