Features

As a premium online printer, Smartpress offers printing features both convenient and creative. Wondering if one (or many!) is right for your project? Find out below.

Digital Die Cutting

3 MIN READ
Level: medium

Online printing with Smartpress is synonymous with high-quality materials, expert service and eco-friendly business practices. Included in that? Premium digital die cutting on our large format products. If you’re creating projects like custom signs, banners and wall decals, die cutting is one design option you don’t want to miss. As a world-class online printer, we […]

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Digital Laser Cutting

6 MIN READ
Level: medium

Line Type Glossary: Dieline – A line cut through the sheet (e.g., a shaped outside edge or a cutout inside the piece) Kiss Cut – A line cut through one layer of a two-layered sheet (e.g., the cut goes through the top layer of a sticker, leaving the backing intact) Perf (Perforation) – A line […]

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Printing with UV Coating

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

Protect your online printing projects with a UV coating. Especially beneficial for projects that will be used frequently and handled often, it’s ideal for guarding against scratches, moisture and general wear and tear. Part of Smartpress’ online printing services, UV coating is applied in liquid form and exposed to ultraviolet light. This light bonds the […]

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UV Coating vs. Laminate

3 MIN READ
Level: basic

When adding finishes to your online printing project, you may wonder about UV coating vs. laminate. As a premium online printer, Smartpress offers both gloss and matte UV coating, gloss and matte laminate and Soft Touch laminate. But how do you choose the best one for your project? Do you place an order for laminated […]

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Soft Touch Laminate

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

When it comes to making an impression that lasts, there’s no better finish than our Soft Touch laminate. No matter what project you’re designing for online printing, Soft Touch takes it to a new, professional and sensory level. Before you upload your print-ready file to an online printer, take a look at these Soft Touch […]

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Custom Foil Printing

3 MIN READ
Level: medium

Custom foil printing takes stationery to the next shining level. Truly setting any communication apart, online printing with foil grabs attention and leaves a lasting impression with a little luxury on every letter. From holographic business cards to greeting cards with glints of gold accents or invitations dressed in sophisticated silver, foil printing adds magic […]

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Collated vs. Uncollated

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

Collated printing makes it easy to print welcome packets, employee training materials, information packets for prospective students, flashcards and more in the right order. You get to design unique content and imagery for each page in your set and they’ll all be printed with the same size, shape, paper stock and finish (like UV coating […]

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White Ink Printing

3 MIN READ
Level: medium

Smartpress’ online printing services include white ink printing on a variety of substrates, including colored stock, Kraft paper and clear vinyl decals. White ink can be printed as the solitary color in the design or in combination with full-color printing, as a fifth color in the CMYK process. HP ElectroInk Whether you want white ink […]

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Variable Data Printing

2 MIN READ

With variable data printing (VDP), you can design online printing projects with personalization like recipient’s name, customer ID, member rewards number and more. Part of our premium online printing services, it’s ideal for both business needs and personal projects. This feature is available on many of Smartpress’ products so you can add personal details tailored […]

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Print with Versions

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

When you print with Versions, you can create projects with different designs, patterns or images but the same quantity, paper, size, ink, finishing specs and shipping details. It’s a budget-friendly, time-saving feature of our online printing services. Versions Setup Ensure you have separate design files for each version of your online printing project. For products […]

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Print with Perforation

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

When you design your online printing project and print with perforation, you give your audience a chance to interact with your piece in a fun, unexpected way. As part of our online printing services, perforation is offered on many of our products. Whether for direct mail marketing, event promotion or custom invitations, adding tear cards […]

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Paper Scoring

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

Designing a brochure or custom card? Add scoring to your project to make folding easier and to ensure your piece lays flat. As a premium online printer, Smartpress offers various finishing options, including different paper scoring types to suit your needs.

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Custom Packaging: Digital Die-Cut Boxes

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

Smartpress’ online printing services not only let you design and create your own projects, but also package them with die-cut boxes. They’re the perfect print solution for packaging all your custom items. From health and beauty products to decks of cards and even home goods, using an online printer for custom die-cut boxes makes selling […]

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Shrink Wrapping

2 MIN READ
Level: basic

Shrink wrapping is a convenient online printing service that comes in handy for marketing materials, retail products and even gift-giving. Whether you work with an online printer to create bundles of brochures and booklets or personalize your own playing cards and greeting cards, shrink wrapping not only ensures your items are organized, but also protects […]

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How to Use Smartpress Storefronts

3 MIN READ
Level: medium

Smartpress Storefronts help you streamline your business marketing needs in one simple place. A convenient print management solution, Storefronts makes it easy for you to design and print marketing collateral, distribute it to all of your locations and so much more. It’s an online printing platform that saves you time and helps you stay organized. […]

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How to Use My Products Templates

3 MIN READ
Level: medium

Find yourself making a lot of repeat orders? Wondering if there’s an easier way to do it? There is: Smartpress’ My Products templates. These print templates let you convert your print file into an editable template and create and print different versions from one design. And the best part? Your templates are saved in your […]

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