In grade 10 I made the decision to become a designer, and set out to learn as much as I could. As you probably know, there are a number of different types of "designers", and I chose the path of becoming a print designer. Anything that you can hold in your hand that has been printed on paper, or is on a massive billboard somewhere, I create designs for.
If Ive seen anything since choosing this career path, its the following two things:
1. The files I have supplied to ensure that they are "print-ready" by clients usually are not; and
2. deviantART doesnt really have anything covering what print-ready means.
So this article is hopefully going to help you learn what your printer wants most. Whether its a local business that prints flyers and business cards for their customers, or just your home printer that you plug into your computer, this guide will help you finish with the best result possible - having everything l