Web vs. Print Basics: File Types

I’ve saved file types for last in the web vs. print basics series for a reason: things are not as cut and dry in this category as they are in dimensions, resolution, or colors.  But there are some general principles to understand about which file types work best where, and that’s what I’m focusing on […]

Web vs. Print Basics: Color

A color is a color whether it’s online or offline, right?  Well, not quite.  In fact, would you believe that web and print projects actually use entirely different color systems?  Come dive into the color pool with me today to learn the basics of color for web and print projects. Web We’ll start with those […]

Web vs. Print Basics: Resolution

In the Web vs. Print Basics series we are now on the topic of image resolution.  It’s probably a term that you’ve heard before but might not be able to quite pin down with a definition off the top of your head.  That’s OK.  Wikipedia’s got your back: Image resolution is the detail an image holds. […]

Web vs. Print Basics: Dimensions

I’ve had the opportunity to work on several projects for print lately.  These projects got me thinking about the differences between web and print products and what it would be helpful for someone working with a designer to know about the differences.  So prepare yourself to learn in this series about online and offline creative […]