Why you should use colour profiles – and how to correctly install them

Colour profiles ensure a consistent and predictable print result on different types of paper. All you have to do is install the latest ICC profile versions and embed them in your artwork.

Here’s how to: converting an image to PDF

You need an image in PDF format? No problem! There are many different ways to convert an image to PDF. The following tools and best practice tips will quickly help you produce the desired outcome.

3D fonts to boost brand awareness

Short messages are especially eye-catching if written in three dimensional letters. The easiest way to achieve this is by using a 3D font. But you can also get creative and use 3D font generators and special plug-ins to create your own three dimensional designs. Below we will present a brief summary of how this works. Additionally, we have rounded up free 3D fonts for you.

How to print a logo on promotional items

Promotional items are a staple at most exhibitions and events today. The ballpoint pen is one of the most popular giveaways on such occasions. To make sure the ballpoint pen achieves the desired impact, a few key points have to be observed. In this tutorial, you will learn all about the workflow from vectorizing the logo to selecting spot colours and placing your logo.

Anniversary Interview with Walter Meyer

Usually, Walter Meyer, the founder of Onlineprinters, is no longer available for interviews. But he made an exception for our magazine to mark the 15th anniversary of Onlineprinters. He talks about how he built the company step by step to become one of Europe’s top 3 online print shops that delivers its products to more than a million customers, generating EUR 200 million worth of revenue.

Flipping layers in Photoshop – Photoshop Basics Tutorial

Creating reflections, inverting image areas or changing the mood of the entire photo – all this is possible by flipping layers in Photoshop. It is a highly useful function that opens up a variety of applications. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate a few practical examples of “flipping layers”.

Everything you need to know about spot colours

Spot colours can add something special to your print project and they may even help reduce print costs in some cases. Below you will find an overview of the key facts on spot colours.

Old fonts with that special something

Old fonts add charm to your designs and usually trigger associations that can be harnessed for communication and marketing purposes. Travel through time with us and discover exciting historical fonts.

Creating infographics: the most popular online tools and marketplaces

What does an infographic need to visualise data in a clear and engaging way? Which online tools are suitable for which needs? We have tested different tools and provide tips on how to create awesome infographics.

Photoshop Content-Aware Fill: improvements after the update

Tedious manual retouch to remove unwanted content is a thing of the past. The new Photoshop version CC 2019 provides a new Content-Aware Fill workspace. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use it to eliminated undesirable content from your photos.