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White underprinting is a technique in which white ink is applied underneath some or all areas of your label design and text, creating opacity in key areas. This opacity makes... Read More

Things You Should Know Ordering custom labels from Consolidated Label is simple. We have spent over 30 years perfecting and systematizing our process so as to take up as little of... Read More

Below is our art glossary of some of the commonly used terms in the label industry. Read at your leisure and if you have any questions about label artwork, please call... Read More

Why Vector Files are Preferred for Label Printing There are two main categories of image types: raster and vector. Each have their place, but vector is preferred in printing (particularly... Read More

The Difference between Linking and Embedding Images When you add images to a label design in Illustrator, you can use either ‘place’ or ’embed.’ Embedding actually places a copy of... Read More

Digital cameras, scanners and monitors create images by combining three colors: red, green and blue (RGB). These primary colors of light combine to produce images on computer and television screens.... Read More

When you’re creating label artwork in Illustrator, you may apply raster effects like drop shadows or brushstrokes to your art. These effects help you create elegant label artwork. For your effects... Read More