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  • seamas
    Reply to Print portfolio to interview?
    seamas
    I don't think that is a good idea at all.

    I would ONLY bring the best and most relevant 12-12 pieces.

    It is pretty much a given that EVERYONE coming into an interview was not...
    Today, 02:18 PM
  • bubby17346
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    Embarrassing how? If they are not necessarily good projects in your opinion, you could try to use them to show what you have improved and what obstacles those projects helped you overcome. Another thing...
    Today, 02:08 PM
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    The typeface used in a logo isn't usually coordinated with whatever other type is used. Ideally, it might be, but logos last a long time and restricting all subsequent typography used on everything for...
    Today, 01:41 PM
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    Hi Erick and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
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  • frutiger
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    Thanks everyone! I guess I'll take some of the same pieces that are online. I have lots of printed pieces, but some are just really embarrassing to show!
    Today, 12:56 PM

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  • #16
    Did not realise I could zoom in on your image!

    To be honest, that looks like a digital print - not a litho print.

    Which explains the dodgy pattern and the lack of a solid black.

    Have you got a loupe to check for halftones?

    "May your hats fly as high as your dreams"Michael Scott

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    • #17
      http://the-print-guide.blogspot.com/...e-ways-to.html

      "May your hats fly as high as your dreams"Michael Scott

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      • #18
        Originally posted by hank_scorpio View Post
        Did not realise I could zoom in on your image!

        To be honest, that looks like a digital print - not a litho print.

        Which explains the dodgy pattern and the lack of a solid black.

        Have you got a loupe to check for halftones?
        Unfortunately i don't have a loupe but what you're saying is quite possible.

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        • #19
          So the printer just got back to me and admit it was a mistake on his end

          he said they had clearly had a problem when they saved it to pdf

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Drifter View Post
            So the printer just got back to me and admit it was a mistake on his end

            he said they had clearly had a problem when they saved it to pdf
            Make them send you 10lbs of bacon as compensation.
            Less marketing douchebaggery, MORE TANKS!

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            • #21
              I don't see any dots in the black type, but it does appear the Black in the logo is deeper - and it really does not appear to be printed offset.

              As for the logo, I think Hank hit it, looks like they failed to update the link and printed a low res version. How close is the printer to you... maybe you will want to make a trip over and ask him to see the file he used, if they updated it and saved it it will have the date/time of the update. Show him the sample and ask if they think they would pay for it. All printers have samples on the walls, compare yours to those.
              If they say it is offset, ask to see the plates, or have them rereip the file and look at it in the preview of the rip.

              EDIT - just seen updates from you, glad they admitted problem and eased your head. Now they deserve other work from you.
              "You're only given one little spark of madness. You musn't lose it" - Robin Williams

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              • #22
                That's definitely not an offset job.

                May want to request a press proof before they print it the next time (or even if you take it somewhere else to print it).
                http://brokenspokedesign.com

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