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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  Service suspended until further notice
Laser B&W / Halftone Draft Quality Copies  Service suspended until further notice
Bookbinding
Button Pins
Riso Prints
Self Services
Departmental Services
Printfx Virtual Class Orientations
FabLab Class Orientations

Order Submission

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 pricing (.pdf) and helpful video tutorialsGuides are pdfs and require Adobe Reader.

Order Pick Up or Delivery

PrintFX service desk job pick up (Pomerantz Center, Room D529A). UPS delivery within the U.S. only.

 

Digital Printing Services

Digital printing promo card

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

budget prints 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. A quick video guide for printing a booklet from your home computer.

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 / b&w: Budget quality bond or vellum roll paper printed on an inkjet printer. 36" wide rolls -- $0.75 per linear inch*

Laser b&w: Budget quality bond or vellum printed on a b&w toner printer. 36" wide rolls -- $0.35 per linear inch*

*Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment

Digital Fabric Printing Service

Fabric printing promo card

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

Service suspended until further notice. 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

Service suspended until further notice. 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 -- Available for files printed at PrintFX only. We don't accept hard copies until further notice. Submit both laser print and bookbinding order 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.

$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 

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. View our video Hardcover Bookbinding File Setup Quick Guide for setup help. 

Premium Photo Books (10x10 square or 6x9 landscape) require:
Cover template PSD -- creates layout for front cover, back cover, and 3/4" spine
Inside template PSD -- creates layout for 30 pages or 15 lay-flat spreads

Standard Books (8.5x11 landscape or portrait) require:

Cover template PSD -- creates layout for front cover, back cover, and 3/8" spine.
Multi-page PDF -- minimum 20 pages / maximum 60 pages.

 

"Lexie Lou Photo" cover template and 10x10 inside template -- by FIT graduate Lexie Coulum, BFA Photography

Sample of student book cover

Sample of inside template

Button Pins

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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 on our laser matte paper included

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!

 

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.  Examples of Riso prints. For Riso printing & file setup questions, download the Riso File Prep Guideline (.pdf), and view both the Risography File Setup and Photoshop Color Separation video guides for more detailed information including ink color examples & step by step file prep instructions. Riso prep guideline is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader.

$15 flat fee for 1-2 color printing
$20 flat fee for 3-4 color printing
Both include 4 final prints (2 printing stock & 2 cover stock). Additional charge for extra prints

Self Service (First come, first served)

(2) Color calibrated monitors for Adobe CC soft proofing. Video guide for adjusting the color and vibrancy of your images. 

24 & 70 paper trimmer; 80 board trimmer. 

3d Software: NetFabb Premium 2020; MakerBot Print; ZBrush 2019; SketchUp 2018 & 2019; Rhino.

3d scanning

Class Orientations

Printfx specific orientations (virtual only until further notice) may be requested by completing a scheduling formComplete a scheduling form for Fablab specific orientations which will be conducted in person by Fablab staff.

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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