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Why I bought an Android tablet instead of an iPad

Let me start off by saying I love Apple Macs – I’m a designer and have used one virtually every day of my professional life for well over a decade. I use an iMac day in, day out and the premium I paid has been more than vindicated in terms of reliability and general retention […]

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Top 6 Tweets of September 2012

It seems like only five minutes ago that I was wearing sandals every day and inflicting the sight of my bare calves on the good people of Norwich (and a short sabbatical in Dorset – share the wealth, after all). Now? I’m permanently in a state of flux as to whether my heating thermostat should […]

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Scribus and Paint.net Installation

Whether you’ve attended the SP Design course on Flyer Design using Scribus and Paint.net or not, these two applications can be incredibly useful to your business. Download the Installation guide which provides links and instructions to get you started (Scribus: Mac and PC, Paint.net: PC only)

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Setting Bleeds on Scribus for PC

Setting Bleeds on the current PC version of Scribus is not an automatic feature – this post shows how you can get around this limitation.

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Scribus Templates

We’ve created a few ready-made blank Scribus documents for commonly used items for you to download.

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Common Paper Sizes

A table of commonly used paper sizes and measurements in metric and imperial

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