Frequently Asked Questions

At Colorfast we can assist with so many different areas that we get a lot of frequently asked questions. What better place to start than below?

Can I email documents, plans and posters to be printed?

Email your documents and plans to mail@colorfast.net.au with all details including quantity, colour or black and white, size and/or any finishing like collating, stapling or hole punching. Documents must be supplied as pdf and include bleed and trims if required. There is a $5.50 download fee or if your artwork is not set up correctly for print there is a prepress fee of $35 to get the best result from your file.

 

Do you print photos?
No. We do not print photos on photographic paper, but we print colour or black and white photocopies. For photo printing we suggest Harvey Norman or Kmart photo center.

 

I have a file that I need scanned and emailed
We can scan your document and send it to you as an email or save to USB. The first document is $10 then extra documents are $1.50. Please supply your own USB.

 

How much is photocopying?
A3 and A4 colour and black & white photos are done in-store using the latest technology to reproduce your documents with razor-sharp type. Please request a quote as we charge different rates according to the quantity of prints.

 

I have range of items I’d like to get laminated. Can colorfast do this?
We laminate documents from business card size to huge posters by the meter. Preserve your favourite posters or make school assignments stand out.

 

Can Colorfast and restore my old photos?
If photos are damaged, torn and aged we can restore them to their former glory. The minimum charge for photo restoration starts at $350.

 

Can you design and print flyers for my new business?
Yes. Send an email to mail@colorfast.net.au with your requirements or visit us in store to get a quote.

 

Do you print signs?
We design and produce custom signs to suit individual requests. Signs are supply only. We do not install.

Do you do sales and marketing campaigns?
Yes. Have an event or starting up a new business and need help with strategy and public awareness? Contact us to discuss advertising, promotional items and social media campaigns. For a consultation with our marketing team please email mail@colorfast.net.au to make an appointment.

 

I just started a new business. Can colorfast design me a logo?
We design great logos! We can download a brief sheet here to get us started so we know what your business is about and who your customers are. We will give you a couple of concepts to choose from and then we work with you to complete your final design. We provide you with a raw file that can be scaled at any size PDF, PNG and JPEG of your logo for your use as well as a social media profile picture.

 

Can you print Posters?
Yes. We print posters of all sizes A5, A4, A3, A2, A1, A0 and custom sizes on a variety of rigid boards or paper stocks. Contact mail@colorfast.net.au for a quote. Artwork must be print ready including bleed and trims and in a CMYK color space. If your artwork is not set up correctly for print, to set up your supplied document will incur an additional fee of $35 to get the best result from your supplied file! Of course we can also design a poster for you.

 

Can you print and copy onto colored paper?
Yes! We have a range of brights and tinted paper to make your copies come to life and stand out in postal drops. Printed one sided and by the A4 ream (500 sheets). This does not include artwork.

 

Can you bind a document?
We print and bind training manuals, lecture books, uni projects etc as well as binding supplied pre-printed documents. Plastic comb binding includes a clear plastic cover and leather grain backing. Prices range depending on the amount of pages in each document. Files can be emailed to mail@colorfast.net.au for faster turnaround. If you require perfect binding or hard cover binding, make an enquiry and we will send you a quote.

 

Do you do Business Cards?
Yes. The minimum quantity is 500 business cards on a range of matt, gloss or recycled stocks with a variety of finishes including spot UV and foil. We have instore designers who can design your business card, or give your existing card a new look or simply update details. You can also supply print ready art files for Colorfast to print. Printing turn around for core range business cards is 3-5 business days from approval of artwork.