WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
Great work and super quick turnaround time
Steve T. Minuteman Press West Loop
I appreciated how quickly I received responses and how brief but detailed the communication was.
Brandi M. ImmersieveTouch
Emily is a rockstar.
Charlie G. Charlie Guild
The entire process: the bidding, the files submission and proofs, final printing and delivery was all excellent! Your team was great to work with, especially Emily Srodon!
Jeff M. Marshall Media
Speedy, helpful, great communication
Edgar M. Edgar Melero
The Alphagraphics staff was great. Very quick, professional, friendly, & helpful. The team even provided me with a discount code when I required a reprint (from my own error!). I’m impressed & will definitely refer others.
Allison E. Allison Erfort
Just to repeat that Ken D'Souza noticed a mistake in our delivery label that quite possibly saved us some time and anguish. Ken is conscientious, patient and capable. He was even good enough to reply to an email I sent on the weekend. He was a pleasure to work with. I also spoke with Emily Srodon on several occasions. She was always pleasant, well informed and helpful.
Dean J. RFID
We would rather be invoiced for work. I appreciate why you demand payment at time of order entry, but it just adds a layer of complication at time of inception. In fact I have used other vendors solely for this reason.
James S. 1871
Excellent customer service and the quality of the product was top notch.
Kathy K. Kathy Kraas
Brian Murdoch is a great asset to the Alpha Graphics team. He always goes above and beyond.
Amanda A. City Club of Chicago
The service was a very efficient. We had used a previous vendor and the staff at Alpha Graphics were kind enough to allow us to drop off a sample of our current cards to ensure we included all the necessary information in the specs. This gave helped trust that our order would be completed properly. We loved the fact that this was a local vendor so that we could do so! Communication was excellent and friendly.
Xochitl C. Windy City Paws
Emily Srodon is a rock star and made everything easy and happen on a rushed timeline.
Sonia B. Sonia Reps
Business cards turned out perfect. The person that I worked with made things easy.
Nathan C. Nathan Casteel
Given the time constraint, turn-around time of 4 hours for 8 pieces of marketing collateral with bleeds, the outcome was more than we could have hoped for. Thank you AlphaGraphics for your professionalism, both in print quality and your team!
Deborah I. NantWorks
It is always a pleasure to work with you.
Jonathan T. Jonathan Tomek
Emily has been awesome to work with and she is always great at getting us any answers we may need.
Valerie B. Ashley Buziecki
Charlie S. CBRE
Responsive and reliable - I would definitely recommend!
Emily P. L3 Hospitality Group, LLC
My experience with AlphaGraphics is always top notch. This experience was no different, and I was able to complete a project earlier than expected since they were able to accommodate a quick turnaround on a very custom ask.
Sarah M. JB Training Solutions
Excellent service on time and accurate
Tony J. Articulate Science
I used your services to print a poster for a conference nearby. Communication with the account manager was great, and pickup was a breeze. Thank you for a smooth transaction!
Matilde M. Matilde Miranda
There were installation issues that were eventually resolved - while we were waiting for completion, materials were left scattered in one of our meeting rooms so we couldn't use it.
Jennifer J. Sphera
It's been a pleasure working with Brian Murdoch. The level of service and quality of finished product has been exceptional!
Kendra B. Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
I have had a couple issues with the way the product was delivered (some things have been cut off), but I love working with your team because you are very professional and have always been able to get me things quickly!
Anna A. Hyatt Regency Chicago
Emily was really helpful and nice. I'm an audio engineer and sometimes hear the timbre and inflection and cadence of someone's voice and think jeeeeeez they literally sound perfect for this part/role/position/job. Emily has one of those voices and that made it easy to shop over the phone like I was talking to an old friend or something; and no bad salesy pressure or rushing me off the phone like another place I called. And she had the skills to help inexperienced yet picky new customer like me. I'll be back to order again soon and have already recommended to you my friend with a dog day care place in Logan...
Mike H. Fade Out Media
I worked with Emily to have my order ready on time, and she was so polite and easy to work with. The final product looked great too,
Ian H. Ian Hosack
Rob Halverson and his team do an exceptional job taking care of our customers who travel to Chicago. They've handled multiple 5-figure projects at some of the largest venues and never fail to exceed our customers' expectations. Special thanks to Charlotte Schultz as well, keep up the great work!
Scott W. Alphagraphics #727 - San Diego
Accurate fast service!!
Kayana W. Kay Trin Fashion
exceptional service and delivery. awesome experience. my go-to printer now
Paul C. Catalyst Consulting Group
I know it was a super last minute order and we are so grateful that you were able to get it done for us so quickly!
Ana V. Sterling Engagements Inc.
I've always had a great experience with Alphagraphics, no matter how short the lead time.
Jordan K. Allied Integrated Marketing (CCG)
There was an issue with the sizing and printing in the beginning. However the staff was very quick with helping us resolve this issue. They responded well and got us the brochures we needed.
Jessica L. PNE Wind USA (CS)
Brian did an amazing job assisting with all aspects of the project to make perfect!
Jennifer S. Tru Travel Solutions LLC
Needed a quick 1 day turn around for an event the next day. Alphagraphics came through to work with my budget and timelines.
Elena V. Skill Scout
Quality products with excellent customer service
Juliana M. PR Italian Bistro
I've been working with Brian, and he's really great to work with- very prompt in his responses and always takes the time to say hi when I come in to pick up my orders.
Amanda K. VS Networks
Alphagraphics goes above and beyond in their service. We recently had a mistake on our Annual Report and needed a quick and low cost fix. Emily, our point person at Alphagraphics, was extremely responsive and gave a creative fix so we would have everything within a day without having to do a full reprint order. Amazing!
Paula M. North Side Housing &Suppotive Services
Your team came to my "rescue" when i had a lase minute order.
Esther M. CLM
Your company is very professional. You were able to give me a quote in a timely manner. Your performance was excellent. We are very satisfied with your service.
Aneesah M. Margie Korshak, Inc
Excellent service. Will be back for future printing services.
Nilesh P. Indian Dental Association of Illinois
Brad was extremely timely and professional. He even provided amazing delivery service for us.
Rachel W. Knoll, Inc.
Loved working with you guys! Very fast and professional!
Sara L. The Cryobar
Affordable, convenient, friendly staff and my prints look perfect!
Maria R. McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.
Debra D. Debra Dobbs
Quick and Painless. Easy to deal with.
Tj C. Houndstooth Saloon
Brad, was very great to work with, he was speedy and sufficient.
Kellie W. Vibrational Elements, LLC
The team at AlphaGraphics are wonderful to work with. I found them for a Chicago based client of mine through a Google search, and they made the experience seamless. I and my client were very pleased and will be reaching out to them for future print needs.
Krista C. Cojocar Design
Everyone I spoke to was extremely helpful. It can be hard to place an order like this when you don't know exactly what you need, but Emily Srodon was particularly helpful.
Matt Y. Matt Young
There was an error on my original order but the team was quick to respond and supply me with a new order.
Susan O. AC Hotels
Brian is awesome! Always so helpful and quick to respond to requests and questions.
Britt B. Intelligentsia Coffee
COMMUNICATE WITH COLOR PRINTING
When it comes to your marketing materials, you need images and photos that really pop. Working with a company that will produce crisp materials that grab viewers’ attention and get the responses you need is crucial.
Want to create a project that really stands out? Work with the team at AlphaGraphics! We offer a wide selection of high-quality options including:
OUR COLOR PRINTING OPTIONS INCLUDE:
- Color printing in nearly any size or quantity
- A variety of paper and synthetic materials
- Professional finishing techniques
- Creative binding options
- Send us your print-ready projects or work with our certified designers to create the files
- Select the paper and quantity to fit your needs
- Pick up your finished project or let us pack and ship it from our business center
Re-order often? Ask about agOnline our Web-to-Print services!
PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL COLOR PRINTING OPTIONS
- 8.5 x 11
- 8.5 x 14
- 11 x 17
- 12 x 18
- Up to 60 inches by 30 feet
- Saddle stitching
- Three-hole drilling
- Coil comb or wire-o binding
- Perfect Binding
- Custom covers
- Packaging or shrink wrap
- UV and aqueous coating
No matter the scope or scale of your project, our marketing professionals will create outstanding color images using the latest printing technology. We’ll even work with you to deliver color printing services that align perfectly with all of your current and future marketing efforts.
The team at AlphaGraphics is made up of experienced marketing professionals, which means you’ll get custom solutions backed by a high level of expertise.
Do you need quality color printing services in a pinch? Contact us today for a comprehensive marketing solution with images that truly sell.
COLOR PRINTING IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
If you are looking to create eye catching marketing materials, which can be displayed throughout the streets of Chicago, color printing is a great process that can help your advertising standout amongst your competition. Whether you are printing flyers, posters, banners, or business cards, the method in which you print your marketing materials can have a huge impact on the promotion of your business.
Tell a Story
Printing in color can generate an even greater customer response as compared to printing in black & white. Color can tell a story, signify your brand, evoke an emotional response, and make your advertising come to life. This is important to consider as you look to turn your vision into something tangible. To achieve the best results with color printing, it is incredibly important to make sure your files are set up correctly. If your files are not set up correctly prior to print, your final product may appear much different than what you were expecting.
The standard four color process for digital printing is CMYK. This refers to Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black (K), which are mixed together to achieve a wide range of colors. It is important to distinguish CMYK from RGB. RGB is the color model that is used for the web. It is comprised of the primary colors, Red, Green & Blue. RGB color profiles will not translate accurately to a digital printer which is calibrated to CMYK. In order to achieve the most accurate colors from your print file, you must make sure the profile is set to CMYK.
Another great way to ensure that you achieve accurate color prints is to have a hard copy proof printed before you run your entire order. Proofs allow you to see your design in real time. They allow you to proof your colors and make sure they are coming out exactly as you expect. For digital printing jobs, we at Alphagraphics Chicago North offer proofs at no additional cost. This process is extremely beneficial in order to guarantee that you have all of your production specs in order. Proofs also allow you to review your stock selection and see how well your design works with the particular stock that you have selected. Anytime you have a 4-color design that has a full flood of color on one or multiple pages, a coated stock tends to yield better results. You will achieve better coverage and saturation as opposed to printing on a matte or textured matte stock.
A Variety of High-Quality Options
Color printing can take on a variety of different forms. Whether you are printing a full-color banner that is to be displayed in the River North area, or business cards with color-edge printing that can be handed out at a conference or event held in Chicago, the print method that you choose can have a major impact on your final results. There are so many processes that you can take advantage of, and we are more than happy to go over these options with you! When it comes to color printing, the possibilities are (almost) endless, and it is always in your best interest to ask as many questions as you can. Often times people do not know how many possibilities there are, and that can be a limiting factor when it comes to getting the most bang for your buck.
Some of our options include:
- Conventional and custom paper sizes
- A wide selection of colored stock papers
- Professional binding options
- Custom covers
- Packaging and shrinking options
When it comes to color printing, we at Alphagraphics Chicago north encourage you to begin by thinking outside the box. From there, let us help you narrow down the method that will help you achieve the most outstanding results, while still working within your timeframe & budget.