Tips and advice

Starting the adventure

Freelance Illustrator Ben Tallon is now our regular columnist, penning his thoughts and ideas on freelancing in the creative arts industry. To kick us off, his first column covers his first steps from graduation and into freelancing.

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Common print layout mistakes to avoid

Let us make your life a little easier with our guide on how to avoid the most common print layout mistakes when making your orders.

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What is litho print?

Faking your way through print jargon isn't fun, so we are here to help you find out what litho print is, and importantly, how it can work for your business.

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Your 2016 education print checklist

Ace the academic year with our education checklist and guide featuring key classroom essentials.

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Illustration inspiration - meeting Ben Tallon

Providing insights, ideas, advice and stories from across the creative industries, Ben Tallon’s Arrest All Mimics weekly podcast has been incredibly successful in showing the real side of working in illustration. We met up to discuss the industry in more detail.

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Punchy retail print ideas for sales and new lines

With the bank holiday weekend fast approaching, we have some last minute advice for retailers looking to cash in on the last big summer sale, as well as promote their new lines.

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My freelance life (Part 4)

In Matt’s latest blog on freelancing, he reveals what happened after the company he was working for went into liquidation. There are lots of lessons learned in this blog, so make sure you give it a read.

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Event managers – our tips for happy clients

Managing an event? Make the most out of our Events Collection with our innovative print ideas, tips and advice.

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Arrest All Mimics graduation special podcast

Ben Tallon chats to a wide range of graduates, lecturers, and industry experts in his podcast which gives insights into what people are going through during graduation and those tentative steps into the big bad world.

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My freelance life (Part 3)

Are you thinking of going freelance? Make sure you read Matt Dowling’s series of blogs on starting out as a freelancer, complete with advice, tips and lessons learned. Today, Matt reveals what can happen when working on trust alone.

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