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Services

How to submit and pick up an order
Laser Prints
Inkjet Sheets
Inkjet Posters
Budget Posters
Fabric Prints
Specialty Media
Color Copies  Fall 2020: Service suspended
Laser B&W / Halftone Draft Quality Copies  Fall 2020: Service suspended
Bookbinding
Button Pins
Riso Prints
Self Service
Departmental Services

Order Submission

Fall 2020:PrintFX service desk job submission (Pomerantz Center, Room D529A) has been suspended. 

Email your files and order form using our online ordering page. Jobs accepted from FIT students, alumni, departments and employees. Please see File Prep Guidelines (.pdf) for helpful printing tips, list of our services and prices form (.pdf) and helpful Videos & TutorialsGuide is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader.

Order Pick Up or Delivery

Fall 2020: Feldman lobby contactless pick up. We'll send you a direct link to FIT Book It to schedule an appointment. UPS delivery available within the U.S.

Digital Printing Services

Digital printing promo card

Digital printing services include archival quality prints, adhesive backed media, fine art prints, specialty papers,

budget posters and hard cover book binding

Laser Prints

Economical. Budget quality presentation laser printing using plain or card stock paper. For *double-sided prints, pdf only.

Single-sided pricing: 8.5"x11" Matte or glossy plain $1/sheet.  Transparency $3/sheet. 12"x18" Matte or glossy plain $2/sheet. 8.5"x11" Matte or glossy card stock $2/sheet. 12"x18" Matte or glossy card stock $3/sheet.

*Double-sided pricing*: 8.5"x11"  Matte or glossy plain $2/sheet. 12"x18" Matte or glossy plain $4/sheet. 8.5"x11" Matte or glossy card stock $3/sheet. 12"x18" Matte or glossy card stock $5/sheet.

*Double-sided printing file setup: Multipage pdfs only. Please convert Indesign files to pdfs. For help, use our helpful video guides, Indesign-Packaging Files/Exporting pdfs Quick Guide and Adobe Acrobat-Combining Multiple Files into One pdf Quick GuideFront and back alignment is not guaranteed and will vary greatly. Double-sided printing is not recommended for files that need to be cropped / trimmed to a precise size or lined up exactly front to back. Need more help? View our video Double-Sided Printing Quick Guide.

Inkjet Sheets

Premium portfolio quality inkjet printing using premium quality Epson brand sheet paper. Matte, luster, glossy.  Watercolor (13x19 only). Tip: It's sometimes cheaper to combine multiple images into one file and print on an inkjet roll. View our video Photoshop Poster Roll File Setup for Beginners Quick Guide to find out how.

8.5"x11" -- $5.00
13"x19" -- $7.00
17"x22" -- $10.00

Inkjet Posters

Premium portfolio quality inkjet printing using premium quality Epson brand roll paper. Matte (64"), luster (60"), glossy (60").
Epson Matte Poster Board: 24"x30" $30 each;  30"x40" $40 each. View our videos Photoshop Poster Roll File Setup for Beginners Quick Guide and How Pricing Works for Printing on a Poster Roll Quick Guide

24" rolls -- $0.70 per linear inch*
44" rolls -- $1.25 per linear inch*
60"-64" rolls -- $1.75 per linear inch*                                                                                                                                                                    *Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment.

Budget Posters

Inkjet color: Printed on presentation quality bond or vellum roll paper. Laser b&w: Bond or vellum printed on a b&w toner printer. 

Inkjet color 36" wide rolls -- $0.75 per linear inch*.  Laser b&w 36" wide rolls -- $0.35 per linear inch*
*Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment

Digital Fabric Printing Service

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Digital fabric printing services include chiffon, charmeuse, crepe georgette, belgian linen,

cotton broadcloth, nylon lycra and artist canvas

Non washable / non dry cleanable inkjet fabric printing. $2.00 per linear inch*. We don't accept customer's fabrics for printing.
40" Chiffon
40" Silk Charmeuse
42" Crepe Georgette
44” Belgian Linen 
44" Cotton Broadcloth
44" Nylon Lycra
44" Artist Canvas fabric
*Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment

PrintFX Art and design show fabric art

Printed on silk charmeuse fabric for Photography student Ellen Marszalkowski for the Art & Design Gallery show "Conversations: Artwork In Dialogue". March 17 through April 7, 2020

Specialty Media 

24" Self-adhesive Clear / White vinyl ($1.50 / linear inch*)
44” Epson Canvas ($2.00 / linear inch*)
44” Epson Back-Lit ($2.00 / linear inch*) Limited quantities. Please inquire.
42” PhotoTex adhesive ($2.00 / linear inch*)
44" Epson Fine Art ($2.00 / linear inch*)
*Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment

Color Copies

Fall 2020: Service suspended. Economical color or b&w toner copier. Budget quality laser copies plain or card stock paper. 8.5x11 transparency available.
8.5"x11" -- $1.00 (matte or glossy plain)   /  $2.00 (matte or glossy card stock)  /  $2.00 (transparency)
12"x18"  -- $2.00 (matte or glossy plain)  /   $3.00 (matte or glossy card stock)

Laser b&w / Halftone Draft Quality Large Format Copies

Fall 2020: Service suspended. Economical draft quality toner copier. Budget quality copies using bond or vellum roll paper. 
36" rolls -- $0.20 per linear inch*
*Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment 

Bookbinding

Spiral Wirebind Fall 2020: Available for files printed at PrintFX only. Submit print and bookbinding job forms simultaneously. 

Choice of black, white, or silver metal wirebind. Optional PrintFX 8.5"x11" clear or black cover. Maximum binding length is 11" & book thickness is 1". Note: Self provided covers subject to approval and might be rejected at time of drop off.

Price: $3.00 per bound book. $1.25 per PrintFX black or clear 8.5x11 optional cover

Hardcover

Hardcover Bookbinding pic

Premium Photo Books

  • Portfolio quality ink jet prints on Epson Matte Photo paper (No border)
  • Lay-flat book that  opens flat to 180 degrees with no seam
  • Soft-touch laminated hard covers
  • Available in two sizes: 6” x 9” landscape book $45. 10” x 10” square book $75
  • Flat pricing includes 15 lay-flat spreads (30 pages) and optional black or white end sheets 

Standard Hardcover Books

  • Presentation quality double-sided laser prints on glossy or matte paper (with white uneven ¼” borders) or trimmed to full bleed
  • Soft-touch laminated hard covers
  • Available in 8.5” x 11” portrait or landscape
  • $15 binding fee plus $1 per page
  • 20 page minimum, $35. 60 page maximum,$75
  • White end sheets only 

Hardcover Bookbinding File Setup Guidelines

The artwork and layout of the covers, spine, and all inside pages are completely customizable, but all artwork must be set up using the appropriate design templates available below. View our video Hardcover Bookbinding File Setup Quick Guide for setup help. 

Hardcover Book Binding Templates

Premium Photo Books (10x10 square or 6x9 landscape) require:

(1) - Cover template PSD, creates layout for front cover, back cover, and spine.

(15) - Inside template PSDs, creates layout for 30 pages or 15 lay-flat spreads.

Standard Books (8.5x11 landscape or portrait) require:

(1) - Cover template PSD, creates layout for front cover, back cover, and spine.

(1) - Multi-page PDF, minimum 20 pages - maximum 60 pages.

[sample 10x10 cover template - Student: Lexie Coulum, BFA Photography]

Sample cover dimensions

Sample of student book cover

[sample 10x10 inside template - Student: Lexie Coulum, BFA Photography]

Sample of inside template

Sample of inside template

Individual templates are available for download 

Button Pins

Button Pin promo

Create your own 1" & 2.25" custom button pins by using your own printed designs. Ideal for promotional items, custom photo/design and more! Use our video Custom Button Pin File Setup Quick Guide.

Button pin imagePlace your own text / image artwork using our photoshop templates which are available for download.

Printing included. Printed on our laser matte paper:

  • 5 buttons: 1" $3.50; 2.25" $5.00
  • 10 buttons: 1" $5.50; 2.25" $8.50
  • 25 buttons: 1" $12.00; 2.25" $21.00
  • 50 buttons: 1" $23.50; $39.00
  • 100 buttons: 1" $44.00; 2.25" $73.00 

Riso Printing

Riso printing promo

Riso printing highlights: Vibrant colors; stencil art style; fine art paper selections;
ideal for stencil posters, graphic prints, zines, comics & more!

 

Fall 2020: One-on-one & group printing suspended. Complete a Riso print order form and submit with prepared files.

The Risograph is a digital printer that uses soy oil or a rice bran liquid based emulsion ink to produce an effect similar to screen printing. Ideal for stencil posters, graphic prints, zines, comics and more! Prints one color at a time, producing a 'master' stencil for each color. The semi-transparent layers produce a multi-colored print on several fine art paper selections. Vibrant color choices: Red, blue, yellow, green, fluorescent pink, black. See examples of Riso prints. For Riso printing questions, download the Riso File Prep Guideline (.pdf) and view our video Risography File Setup Quick Guide. Riso prep guideline is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader.

 

Self Service (First come, first served)

(2) Color calibrated monitors for Adobe CC soft proofing.  Fall 2020: Service suspended.
24 & 70 paper trimmer; 80 board trimmer. Fall 2020: Service suspended.

3D Software: NetFabb Premium 2020; MakerBot Print; ZBrush 2019; SketchUp 2018 & 2019; Rhino. Fall 2020: Service suspended.

Departmental Services

Professional in-house graphic designer available for FIT departments only. Logos, promotional materials, campaign posters, special projects, signs, etc. Please see gallery of examples below. Cost is $40/hr. Completion time varies. Contact Jason Yip for a free design consultation,  [email protected] 

PrintFX offers a Pantone color chart that coincides with our printers using the PMS TruMatch color spectrum. A single book will be printed for a faculty member only as a class tool. At this time, we do not print multiples of this. It will be printed onto 8.5x11 ink jet paper, cut and spiral bound. 

Graphic Design Services Examples -- Examples of PrintFX's graphic design services available for FIT departments.

• Animal Therapy event poster - Annual FIT event
• Fashionable Muses event poster - Special collaboration between Composers Now and FIT
• Where Are They Now? poster - Sponsored by the Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing department
• Different And The Same: FIT Community Photo Portraits poster - Annual FIT event
• WindowsWear: Talks For Entrepreneurs poster - Sponsored by FIT's Entrepreneurship program
• 3D Printing Will Rock Your World poster - Sponsored by FIT's Entrepreneurship program & The Enterprise Center
• Legacy Week Homecoming poster - Annual FIT event
• Vinyl cut stickers - PrintFX / FabLab samples of vinyl cut stickers

  • Animal Therapy event poster

    Animal Therapy event poster - Annual FIT event

  • Fashionable Muses event poster

    Fashionable Muses event poster - Special collaboration between Composers Now and FIT

  • Where Are They Now? poster

    Where Are They Now? poster - Sponsored by the Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing department

  • Different And The Same: FIT Community Photo Portraits poster

    Different And The Same: FIT Community Photo Portraits poster - Annual FIT event

  • WindowsWear: Talks For Entrepreneurs poster

    WindowsWear: Talks For Entrepreneurs poster - Sponsored by FIT's Entrepreneurship program

  • 3D Printing Will Rock Your World poster

    3D Printing Will Rock Your World poster - Sponsored by FIT's Entrepreneurship program & The Enterprise Center

  • Legacy Week Homecoming poster

    Legacy Week Homecoming poster - Annual FIT event

  • Vinyl cut stickers

    Vinyl cut stickers - PrintFX / Fablab samples of vinyl cut stickers

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