What is a bitmap file?

A photograph is a good example of a bitmap file. The image is created using lots of tiny squares of colour. These squares are called pixels or dots. The more you have the better the quality the image will be, and the larger you can print it without seeing all the little squares.

Do I need bleed?

Bleed is less important for large format printing as things are usually cut one at a time giving more accurate results.   

What is bleed?

The process of printing and cutting is never 100% accurate. When a guillotine cuts through a stack of colourful flyers, any misalignment can result in a small white strip of unprinted paper down some of the edges. Adding {Bleed} means extending the background colour or image of your Design. This {Bleed} will be trimmed off […]