Homework for April 28

It may feel like we are just starting the final, but we already need to think about the finished product. The capabilities and limitations of the printing facility that you plan to use will have a major impact on the way that you design your work.

For next week, each member of your group should research a different printing facility. Try to fill in each of the following fields, and consider whether or not the facility you choose is a reasonable option for your group. The goal is to have at least 3 or 4 different options, so you can make an informed decision.

Printing Facility:
Type of press it will be printed on:
Number of colors:
Size:
Pages:
Cover type:
Binding:
Paper finish:
Paper weight:
Paper brightness:
Color profile:
Bleed:
Set up costs:
Proof costs:
Minimum quantity:
Total cost:
Cost per unit:
Turnaround time:
Pros:
Cons:

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