Any and all print related articles I find helpful will be posted to this blog post as I come across them. This post may be amended in the future to add new links.
Print Production Fundamentals, intro | lynda.com – You Tube
Print production: What it is, and how it works | lynda.com – YouTube (Part 2)
New Rules for Printing (2016) (via InDesign Secrets magazine; article by Claudia McCue)
Color Matching Systems II: Best Practices for Choosing & Using Color – via Print Mag
112 new Pantone Colours for graphic designers include bolder greens and purples
RGB versus CMYK – via printer national
article also describes halftone dots, spot colors, and more
Food store menu / flier created by K. Fairbanks.
Media: Illustrator and InDesign page layout software. Click images to enlarge.
Front / back and inside of flier:
Cupcake Store Menu / Flier Front/Back Cover by K. Fairbanks
Some imagery created in Illustrator; smaller graphic elements and text for menu (prices, products) created in InDesign page layout software.
Two spot colors (along with black) were used, along with tints of the two main spot colors, assuming that this fictional client could not afford a full, four color (process / CMYK) job.