FastSigns Scotland Ltd.

Units 6, 7, 13 & 14

Upper mill Street Industrial Estate

Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

Scotland. ML6 6JJ

01236 755991

Company Reg: SC153633

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Pixels  Explained

Printing Explained:

 

What are Pixels? What is DPI and what does DPI stand for? What is a good image resolution? These terms are important if you’re trying to put together the best artwork possible. StuPrint.com is here to give you a helping hand!

Making sure your will look great when it comes off the printing press can be tricky. But don’t worry - StuPrint.com is here to give a helping hand. 

If you are designing your artwork yourself then its important to understand how printer/designer jargon such as image resolution, DPI, Dots and Pixels will affect the look of the final printed product. This blog is going to give you all the information you’ll need to know. Lets begin with image resolution:

 

Image Resolution:

Quite simply, this refers to the level of detail that any given digital design or printed product holds. The higher the resolution of your artwork when designing digitally, the sharper the image will look when it’s printed.

Paper Sizes

Width x Height (mm) + Width x Height (inches)

  • A0
    1682 x 2378 mm
    66.2 x 93.6 in
     

  • A0
    1189 x 1682 mm
    46.8 x 66.2 in

     

  • A0
    841 x 1189 mm
    33.1 x 46.8 in

     

  • A1
    594 x 841 mm
    23.4 x 33.1 in