InDesign vs Photoshop 101

Here’s some helpful information to explain the differences between InDesign and Photoshop, including when to use each program. InDesign is a design layout program. By starting with a blank template (any size, any number of pages) you’re able to create your own work: flyer, brochure, catalog, poster, pocket folder, etc. […] Read more »

Booklet vs. Catalog Envelopes

What’s the difference between a Booklet Envelope and a Catalog Envelope? The difference between booklet and catalog envelopes is the side it opens on. If it opens on the long side it’s a Booklet Envelope and if it opens on the short end it is a Catalog Envelope Booklet Envelopes […] Read more »

Your packaging is ready

Clear Print has been designing and printing all sorts of labels for packaging ranging from vitamins to international wines. One of our clients is a wine maker that produces out of Argentina and makes a line of wine we’re proud to supply the packaging labels for. We have the capabilities […] Read more »

Printing on Window Envelopes

A Window Envelope allows for the name and address of your enclosed document(s) to be seen. They’re often used for invoices, statements, paychecks and receipts. Window Envelopes can be printed in black, PMS or full color. At ClearPrint we can print up to five colors on off-the-shelf envelopes using our […] Read more »

What is a #10 Envelope?

      A #10 envelope is the most common envelope for businesses.         It measures in size at 4-1/8 x 9-1/2 and is often used to send       letters or any 8-1/2 x 11 document.       The #10 envelope is part of a family of envelopes known as       […] Read more »

Envelope Printing in CMYK, Black or PMS Colors

  There are two ways to print envelopes: 1. Print on ready-made, off-the-shelf envelopes. 2. Print flat press sheets and convert to envelopes.Printing on off-the-shelf envelopes is the fastest method and cheaper, too. As envelopes printers, we specialize in printing the following on ready-made envelopes: 1. Your company logo & […] Read more »

Boost Direct Mail Response

            When sending out a direct mail piece in an envelope, here are three ways to increase the return on your investment without increasing your budget.  1. Use a font that resembles natural handwriting to address the recipient’s name and address. 2. Go one step […] Read more »

Header Cards for Retail Packaging

Need a Header Card to display your retail product?   Header Cards are an inexpensive way to create interest in your product and hang your merchandise. Header Cards are custom made to fit your packaging needs and can be printed in almost any size. To keep costs down, they can be […] Read more »

Counter Cards & Point of Purchase Displays

Counter Cards are a cleaver way to market your merchandise. They are also known as Point-of Purchase Displays (POP) or Point-of-Sale Displays (POS). Some of the most common counter card sizes are: 4 x 6, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 7 x 9, 8-1/2 x 11 and can go up to 11 […] Read more »

When to Use an Aqueous Coating

Aqueous Coating (aka AQ) is an environmentally friendly water-based coating applied to your printed piece.  It’s applied on press during the printing process and has two purposes. 1. It protects the piece against scuffing, which is very helpful if you have heavy ink coverage. 2. It aids in the drying […] Read more »