Landscape and Building Architects know the cost of paper and ink. They regularly produce wide-format designs, layouts, and plans for review and approval. Once approvals are in place, they move to the construction phase, during which they record and process design change requests.
Art schools are vibrant communities that offer graduate degrees in a wide variety of art production techniques. Programs such as Print Media and Photography teach students everything they need to know about different types of physical print and media production techniques. One of the more modern techniques taught at these schools is digital printmaking.
There is a reason graphic designers do so many preflight checks before moving any of their designs to a printer. Advertising and marketing print production can make up 80 to 90% of the total product cost. Any mistakes aren’t just costly – they can be devastating.
Every company needs printers, but most have relatively similar requirements for theirs. They have to print in black, white, and color and print an 8.5 x 11-inch document.