Strictly speaking, we can print six different ink colors at a time. However, we use several techniques to increase the number of perceived colors in a print.
An underbase is a layer of ink, usually white, that is printed under the other ink colors when printing dark garments.
RGB Stands for Red, Green, Blue. RGB is used primarily for electronic-sourced devices such as televisions and monitors.
CMYK Stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key Black. CMYK is used for color printing and each letter represents the color of ink being used.
Vector images are cuttable and can be re-sized to any dimension without losing quality.
A bitmap is a type of graphic composed of pixels (picture elements) in a grid. Each pixel or “bit” contains color information for the image. Bitmap graphic formats have a fixed resolution which means that resizing a bitmap graphic can result in distortion and jagged edges.
We prefer vector images (.cdr, .ai, .eps, .pdf), but if that’s not possible, high resolution of the following file types are supported: .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .png, .ps, .pdf. If you do not have a vector or High Res file, your artwork will need to be digitized.
Yes, generally All signs visible from the road will require a permit for the county/city/landlord. Please note that it can take up to 30 days for permitting.
For details on sign materials, please review our substrates section. We have the ability to use many different types of materials, from extruded plastics, acrylics, glass, wood, co-polymers, aluminum, steel and composite materials. Substrates are available in various colors and finishes.
Most jobs begin with a proof. Many proofs are then revised until the customer is happy with the layout. Some design firms will charge you for these revisions – some as soon as the first – as “art fees”. D2 Designs will never charge for revisions – we’ll do as many as are needed until… Read more »