printing archives

Tips for an easier design experience

I’ve written in the past with tips for working with a printer to get your content on paper, but I thought it would also be useful to have some project management tips for when it comes time to design your … Read

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How to get work done without a printer

Could you get by without a printer–and the reams of paper that printing out every document that comes across your virtual desktop? An article in the New York Times from a few weeks ago shares several tips on how to … Read

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Just for fun: The Lego printer

I was on vacation last week (thanks to David and Nate for filling in for me)–and to be honest, I’m still getting back in the swing of doing real work. So for fun, here’s a short video showing what you … Read

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A Word About Printers: Part 3

I’ve written before about printing (Part 1 | Part 2) to demystify some of the terms and procedures involved in getting your brilliant ideas out on paper. In this third installment, I wanted to briefly talk about sustainability and printing … Read

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Creating a PDF file

One of the easiest ways to transfer documents from person to person or from your desktop to a printer is through the use of PDF files. From Adobe, the creator of the PDF format: “Invented by Adobe Systems and perfected … Read

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A Word About Printers: Part 2

When taking a file to be printed (at either type of printer), you might find yourself trying to understand a different language when asked about what kind of options or “specs” that you’d like. To make the process easier for … Read

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A Word About Printers: Part 1

Hello! This is Dave Gnojek and I’m the Graphic Designer for the KU Center for Research on Learning. I’ve been talking with Aaron Sumner for a while about getting together so that I can share some of my thoughts on … Read

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