How to do creative design ready for print

                    

We provide design tips for preparing a banner design to print, brochures for design and printing, business cards design and/or printed and more...

Welcome to the Design for Print site specialising in brochure design and printing, business cards design and printing, and banner design and printing and many more printing options with tips on how to plan the self design and linking you to the online print shops. Creative design of your business cards, pamphlets banners etc. encourage your customers to choose you instead of the competition

Are you running out of time and need a convenient and efficient way of creative design for your marketing materials or needing to place printing orders without mess and fuss? Follow the online links for the design and printing, making it simpler and time efficient and convenient. 

For cost of printing please go to the individual pages and to the suppliers as these are subject to change. Design costs can be separate to printing cost, thus it is important to confirm this with the supplier before placing orders. 

The Design for Print site is here to help you add value to your marketing and give ideas for planning with ideas and in some cases designs. 

Give your business card the edge, and make a statement with branded letterheads, stationery showing the professionalism of your brand and company. 

Good designs can define your business, communicates your message and will help clients understand what the products are you are offering.

 

Tips for Creative Designs for Printing Marketing Material

Add some creative design to your printing by using foil embossing, multi colour printing designs or dramatic impact design for your brochures/business cards and flyers.

Stationery for your office will differ according to the type of business you are in. Here are some tips to make the most of your marketing budget. 

  • Understand your target market - age, type of market you are attracting, cultural background
  • Business Cards for sales and manager positions. Any person who will interact with potential clients, do networking or meet with current clients
  • Banners for conferences, workshops or faires
  • First draw the design on a piece of paper 
  • Check the information eg social media and contact information are correct
  • Get ideas from other websites 
  • Business cards, letterheads, brochures and signs all need to have corresponding information and should be designed with similar styles

Useful contacts for printing 

For an online design and printing shop in Fourways Johannesuburg: Fourways Minuteman Press

For an online design and printing shop in Pretoria: Copy Express Menlyn 

 

Other links for printing information

Printing Envelopes

Printing Booklets

Printing on Canvasses

Free Printing Software

How to create printers marks

Printing plastic bags and packaging

How to set up your documents for printing and binding

Catalogue design and printing