Pantone Color of the Year 2019

Each year in December, Pantone, who are best known for their Pantone Matching System, launch their colour of the year. This yeah the Color Institute has chosen PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral, as their color of the year. Today we’re going to explain a little bit more about what this is and what it’ll mean for…

Do Business cards work?

Business cards date back to the 17th century and were a necessity to help customers find businesses and what they did, they even included a map so people could find the place of business. Here today at Kaizen we still understand the impact a business card can have on your business.  Even though we live…

Design tips for booklet printing

Booklet printing is huge part of our business at Kaizen Print. In fact it’s an area we’ve put significant investment into. In the past 12 months we’ve purchased a brand new digital press and a heap of state of the art booklet finishing machinery. Our customers use all manner of booklet printing services within their…

The Perfect Business Stationery Bundle

When you run a business, whether you are just starting out or you have been going for a few years now, it is important that you keep yourself right and have all of the stationery that is going to help you get your name out there and also seem professional to your clients and customers….

Leaflet Printing for Indie Fude

If you haven’t heard of Indie Fude, what rock have you been living under the past 2 years? With a well earned reputation for supplying on the highest quality Irish produce, Indie Fude who are based in Comber, Co.Down have captured the attention of many customers, local and abroad through their online business and retail…

Personalised calendars: Keep your office running smoothly

Good time management and timekeeping skills are essential in the office, if you fail to manage your time well your business and work relations will take the brunt of the damage which is obviously unwanted. There are ways in which you can increase time keeping skills in your office either for yourself or your employee’s…

Personalised calendars, what are the benefits?

Calendars dictate our everyday, as creatures of habit we stick to schedules to make our work flow digestible and certain dates each year mean a lot to us, such as birthdays, national holidays and anniversaries. Calendars are an important part of our everyday lives but yet they go almost completely unnoticed, installed in our phones,…

Big Cheque Printing

Big cheque printing is something we’re experts at. Whether it’s a large cheque for presentation or a giant cheque for a photoshoot, we have created a range of products suited to every need and budget. We’ve put together this little presenter to show you all the personalisation options available on your presentation cheque. You can…

Create precious family memories with our personalised Christmas cards.

Christmas really is a special time of the year, it’s a time for family and friends. A time where you show loved ones you care by the sending and receiving of gifts and Christmas cards. Make this Christmas different from all the rest by making it really special and sending out your own personalised Christmas…

The Myths about Print Marketing

Within the print industry, especially over the past few years with the rise in popularity in digital media and digital marketing, a few myths have begun to arise. However, within this article we are going to take a look at some of the major ones and let you know that this is all they are;…

Workplace Harmony – What is it and how to achieve it

Every business or office, whether it is full with 5 people or 50 people, are there own little worlds, with people from different cultures. Everyone working there is going to have their own personality, as such some may be more outgoing than others. Some may gel with their team immediately, while for others it may…

How do presentation folders work?

Presentation folders can be a force to be reckoned with when used correctly, they can separate you from peers or competitors or perhaps you have a proposal, a presentation folder can help sway people to see your side of the argument using facts and figures to help shape opinion. It’s no wonder our presentation folders…

Calendar types: what works best for you

Calendars are a highly useful product, even as the digital age takes over and most people have a calendar on their phones or on their computer the printed calendar shouldn’t be underestimated. Printed calendars come in lots of different shapes and sizes and most people have one in their office or in their homes, and…

Thank your customers with a branded calendar

Clients mean a lot to your business regardless of what sector you are in, retail or catering whatever it may be customers and suppliers and others you collaborate with are the ones that keep things running smoothly ensuring your business stays afloat. For all that support they give you, you should give something back. A…

Business cards – The silent sales team

When someone asks you ‘what do you do?’ responding can sometimes be quite awkward, you don’t want to drag it out into a long conversation and bore them, neither do you want to be to technical and completely lose them in a tonne of jargon that they don’t understand. This is where your little pocket…

Why Students Choose Kaizen?

A large percentage of kaizen’s business comes from the thriving student population that surrounds our office, Queens is just round the corner and Ulster University is relocating to more central location. Whether it’s for end of year shows, powerpoint presentations or even flyers for events at the students union there is a lot of print…

Business cards – what cardstock to use

Kraft paper, silk, uncoated, matt and gloss or unlamented. When it comes to what cardstock to use here at kaizen you really are spoilt for choice, but with so many choices how do you go about picking the right one? After it all it is your business card so you want it to be absolutely…

Kaizen Weddings – Autumn/Winter Stationery Ideas

You can feel it in the air, that slight and sometimes not so slight change and coolness in the air. Autumn is arriving and in Northern Ireland, winter is never too far behind. However, despite the sudden want to just stay inside with the warmth, this time of year is often great for weddings. There…

Personalised Christmas cards: the perfect gift for loved ones abroad

Christmas can be the happiest time of the year for most people it’s a time for family and friends, sharing and giving. A time for closeness and togetherness but it can also be a tough time for people who are missing family or friends that’s why it’s important to remember those who may have drifted…

Desktop calendars: stay ahead of the competition

Desktop calendars are one of our favourite and most popular products around the new year, each year we design our own and send them out to our customers as a way of saying thank you for their custom, they really give you the opportunity to stay ahead of the competition and ensure customers are always…

The Best Software For Designers

Aside from Kaizen Print, we also have a team of designers that make up our other business, Kaizen Brand Evolution. It is here that we focus on getting the right design for your printed materials. But it isn’t just that, as we are often tasked with Branding, Web Design, Logo Design among others. To do…

When to send a Christmas card

The holiday period is a time of great happiness and joy, intended to be spent with the family relaxing and over indulging but it doesn’t always pan out like that the holiday period can also be a time of great stress, running about last minute to get presents, buying the turkey and post all your…

5 Uses for Brochures in your Business

Here at kaizen we understand that brochures can be vital in setting your business apart from any competitors. Here’s 5 very broad examples on how a brochure can help you regardless of what your business involves:     Showcase     Set the tone     Sell     Inform     Persuade Showcase Firstly and foremost a brochure can be used to showcase your…

Cherish family memories with a personalised calendar

Calendars are a highly useful resource, they enable you to keep track of your year and important dates which you shouldn’t forget, but that’s not the only reason calendars are so popular they are also popular because they look great, making them look right at home wherever you choose to display them, on your office…

Christmas cards: The perfect product for your Photography business

Christmas cards are a big part of the holiday celebrations, sending a Christmas card is seen as a kind and considerate thing to do and many people take part in the tradition. However, on the high street there is relatively few places to buy Christmas cards that are specific to your region or area or…

Tips For Designing Letterheads

When working in a business environment and the need to contact clients is there, it is safe to assume that you are going to have the need for letterheads at some point. Even if you don’t send many letters to your clients, they are always good to have, as you can quickly write down notes…

When to use presentation folders

It can be a little bit daunting when giving a presentation or proposal, how to ensure people are engaged and listening, that all the information is being received and your doing well. A presentation folder can be a great aid to a presentation it creates the impression your very organised and confident in the area…

USP – What is it and discovering yours

When any company launches a new product or service they are going to want to brag about it, as this is how you get customers in and buying it. However most of the time it isn’t just as simple as shouting “We have a new product! Look here” as more often than not, customers will…

10 Years in Business

On the 21st of September this year, Kaizen Print will be celebrating it’s 9th Birthday and our 10th Year of Business! That is some achievement for us, and sometimes we can’t quite believe how quickly we have grown in such a short space of time. But in some other ways, we can believe it. This…

Tips for Designing your Christmas Cards

I know it may be early, but that time of year has come again to start thinking about getting your Christmas Cards in, as it’s always good to be organised and early, meaning it’s one less thing you have to worry about, especially if you have a big family! However, instead of buying them this…

Kaizen at Culture Night 2018

It’s coming up to that time of year again here in Belfast, with Culture Night kicking off on the 21st of September and we are happy to report that the Team here at Kaizen will be returning again this year! We’ve taken part in the last 3 years of Culture Night and believe we have…

Christmas Card Design Trends 2018

It’s getting to be that time of year again, when all the Christmas Cards and crackers and decorations start making their way onto shelves in shops around the country. Here at kaizenprint.co.uk we are already getting into the Christmas Spirit, as we begin to make preparations for printing our range of Christmas Cards for this…

Christmas Cards: Home or Business

It’s the time of year again when we are starting to think about Christmas, and everything to do with it. Over the next few weeks we’ll start to gather more and more bits and pieces until finally December arrives and we are all in full Christmas mode. One of the things on that list, is…

Making your Christmas Cards Instagram worthy

Nearly everybody likes a Christmas Card. Receiving one just heightens the feeling of Christmas, among the anticipation on whether there is something inside! Usually however, that’s where it all ends for the humble Christmas Card. They are set on the mantel or hung up around the living room and left there, until being taken down…

Kaizen Greetings Cards – Not just for Christmas

I’m sure you’ve all heard the saying about a dog not just being for Christmas? Well here at kaizenprint.co.uk, we say the same thing about Greetings Cards. Why should only send our family, friends and even work colleagues a card at Christmas? What about all other other important times throughout the year, such as Birthdays,…

What not to do when designing Christmas Cards

Usually the design on Christmas Cards is pretty good. You’ll get the standard ones that keep things simple and then the ones that add a little bit of humour to them. However, every now and again, some cards will creep in which are just plain bad. More often than not, these are ones that people…

The best time to print and send your Christmas Cards

It’s nearly that time of year again; it’s time to think about writing and sending off your Christmas Cards. Usually this isn’t too much of a stressful operation, perhaps only if you have a list of 100 family and friends to send them to! However, maybe this year you’ve decided you want to do something…