A bird's-eye view of all of the booth displays at San Diego Comic Con

We recently wrote a blog article about San Diego Comic Con in which we described the things that you may need when preparing for a convention. One thing that is often overlooked when getting ready for a convention or trade show that you need to travel to is how to organize last minute printed materials for the show. [caption id="attachment_2247" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A bird's-eye ...
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A couple weeks ago, we wrote an article about digital printing, what it is, and the benefits of it. One of the products that we are able to print here at Replica Printing is the production of short run publications. Simply put, a short run publication is a magazine that can be printed in quantities as low as just a single print. Digitally, we can print a publication up to 64 pages, front and back...
Paper weight is a description of the weight and thickness of paper used by printers to help differentiate between the different types.

Paper weight can be a confusing concept for some people to grasp. If you are a print customer, you have probably heard the terms "Points" or "Pounds" in reference to the thickness of the paper types you have to choose from. For example, a 16 point gloss cover stock, or 20-pound bond. What exactly does this mean, though? How is this measured? Before we start, this post will only be discussing th...

You may have heard the term "digital printing" while researching companies for printing. Many people, however, aren't quite sure what digital printing means. We will break it down for you so that you have a better understanding about the benefits that digital print offers as well as the differences between digital print and offset print (also referred to as analog or lithographic print). To get ...

You may have heard that printing is "bad for the environment" and that it "kills trees" or that printing "isn't green". All of the above are common misconceptions about print and this article will take you through why that is and what the contrary is. The first common misconception about print is that "printing paper kills trees". The primary raw material for paper is trees, which are a renewab...
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In our last article, we spoke about oversize printing for trade shows and conventions. If you've ever been to a trade show, convention or any event with a lot of signage, you've probably come across a foam core mounted sign of some kind. Foam core is lightweight, and easily cut material used for the mounting of photographic prints. It is made up of three layers. The inner layer is made of polyst...

Last week, we posted an article about oversize printing and drawings for architects and engineers. Today, we're going to talk about Oversize Printing of Posters and Banners for Marketing and Trade Shows. Below is an image of one of our favorite specialty oversize print jobs. It was printed for Scripps Ranch High School to put up in one of their locker rooms. This banner is a great example of how ...
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We recently wrote an article about Oversize Scanning that explained how it's done and why it's important. This time, we want to walk you through the opposite process of oversize printing. Here at Replica Printing, We also specialize in oversize drawings and reprographics. Whether it's Color Renderings, Color Line Drawings or  Black & White prints on mylar, we can do it all. This particular s...
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Many of our customers are unaware that we offer a service for Oversize Scanning. Living in a digital era, it is very important to have digital copies of any and all physical documents and images, including the larger ones. You may need to scan your oversize documents and images for a digital backup, to email the file to somebody or simply for organizational purposes. This article is going to illu...
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Most of us have business cards. We hand them to people and have them handed to us all the time. We use them to market ourselves and to offer people an easy way to know how to contact us at any time. They are vital in the process of creating your personal brand. One thing you may not have put much thought into is how that card was made. What is the process involved in the production of a set of bu...