Origami: Don’t Waste Your Scrap Paper

We consider ourselves to be an environmentally aware company. Taking personal responsibility for our actions, we all try to ensure everything we do has a minimum impact on the environment. So… one of the fun things we have adopted is Origami! Origami has multiple benefits in the workplace. It is great for using scrap paper, […]

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Pantone Colour of the Year

Exploring the Vibrant World of Pantone Colors of the Year Each year, the Pantone Color Institute, a global authority on colour, eagerly anticipates the unveiling of the Pantone Color of the Year, setting the tone for design, fashion, and various industries. This symbolic selection represents more than just a colour; it encapsulates the spirit and […]

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Christmas Business Gifts

Looking for a comprehensive guide to Christmas business gifts that aims to answer all your most pressing questions? Well looks like this article is for you. Let’s dive right in. Christmas Business presents for Employees Let’s talk about business presents that have an inherently high perceived value. How many times were you given a business […]

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Freelancers & Agency – Why Work With Us

Read time: 3 minutes In the midst of reports declaring the decline of the high street, we can’t help but feel incredibly fortunate to announce that our Print Studio in Sutton has been thriving for over 35 fantastic years and this is mostly because of our many Print Partnerships with people like you! Why do […]

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Marketing A Small Business On A Budget

When starting or scaling a business, the more you can save, the better. Quality products and services are imperative, but good marketing will help your businesses visibility. So how can you avoid overspending, or even worse, buying cheap and buying twice! Here are 6 alternatives to help you create some buzz for your business without […]

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4 Reasons To Visit A Print Studio In The Digital Age

A print shop is far from obsolete. If anything, printing services are more in demand than ever before. The Digital Age simply presents you with more ways to print, not less. Even if you have a website and a social media presence, it doesn’t mean that your marketing stops there. You will still want to […]

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The Essential Exhibition Checklist

When attending a trade show, exhibition or conference, you only have a matter of minutes to attract your potential buyers attention. So the decision as to which display stand to purchase is so important to your business, and to the success of your exhibition. Ensuring that your exhibition presence creates an appealing and professional first […]

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Photo Restoration

We are now offering Photo Restoration as a service at SM1 Print Studio. Restore your photographic memories, with our fantastic image correction tools, which brightens faces, remove lines and repairs tears and stains. In a digital age, we know how important it is to preserve and print the memories you have and with new technology, […]

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8 Tips Before Submitting Files For Colour Printing

Designing your company’s business cards, postcards, flyers and brochures may not be very difficult. We realise that many of our customers have a good idea of what they want their design to look like, and can also write some compelling text. The problem is most online design software will not provide any guidance on how […]

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Supplying Artwork

Feeling creative? Do you want to supply your artwork? We always recommend sending an Adobe Print-Ready PDF… however please read our guidance below to ensure your artwork is printed as expected. File Formats We usually recommend that artwork is supplied as a high-resolution Adobe Print-Ready PDF file. Using the PDF (or Portable Document Format) to […]

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