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Making the move to professional ID Cards

Most people have tried laminated cards, which they quickly find to be flimsy, cheap-looking, and unsecure. When an organization is ready to produce professional plastic cards, there are just three choices: 1. Purchase and operate an in-house system 2. Contract with a local service bureau 3. Online [...]

Pre-Printing Graphics on ID cards vs. Printing All-at-Once

Whenever a large organization is planning to roll out an ID card printing project, it has the option of choosing 1-step or 2-step printing: 1-step printing involves printing all information, both fixed and variable, on a blank white card in one single pass. 2-step printing involves pre-printing [...]

The Big IDea: ID Card Stocks

Most ID cards are printed using PVC plastic. And, for most clients, the cost makes this ideal. But certain clients benefit from composite card stocks.So, here, Dave talks about the differences, pros, and cons of printing IDs on different types of stock. Click here to [...]

Designer Tip: Ghosted Images

When you hear about ghosted images in relation to designs one might instantly think of watermarks. With ID cards this is not the case. When an ID has a photo of an employee on it you can have the option of a ghosted image of that employee. [...]

The Big IDea: ID Card Dimensions

Most of our clients make use of our free template design. But, from time to time we have clients who want to provide their own designs. This is no problem, of course. But, creating your own ID badge design requires knowing the proper size and [...]

The Big IDea: Badge Bragging

We've seen quite a few articles recently discussing the phenomenon of "badge bragging." These posts all came on the heels of posts from Brian R. Varner, with Semantec Cyber Security. If you are not aware, "badge bragging" is where an individual shows off their job [...]

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