Printing is needed, no one has doubts about it, but are they just as necessary as 20 years ago? This is a debatable issue, but certainly the market needs and consumer demand have changed a bit.
The production of marketing materials increased significantly - leaflets, banners, promotional leaflets, and advertisements - and decreased the production of books and magazines, mainly due to the popularization of the Internet. Will we wait for the times when printers, DTP operators and printing house owners will have to look for a new job?
Project is not everything
Everyone likes when the leaflet is colorful, aesthetic and legible. However, a lot depends on the project itself, in other words, graphics preparing the files for printing. He must be aware of the basic matters regarding composition and layout. A well-made leaflet will certainly have a better effect than a short, ugly one.
A lot also depends on the printing house and the selection of paper and the type of printing. A leaflet looks better on shiny and smooth paper than on a torn parchment. The type of paint and the method of printing is also not insignificant, and its selection is best entrusted to a specialist in this topic or to pass on a printing company that has extensive experience with each type of orders.
The DTP operator is a responsible person in printers, publishing houses and wherever materials are printed in large quantities, for the correct preparation of files that will be printed. The task is easy and simple in theory, however, one small error of the DTP operator and the circulation of several thousand copies of newspapers can be thrown away. In this work, many things may go wrong: change of paper for another, new printer with other inks, incorrect conversion of colors. There are also typo errors, bad placement of some element or just a few details. All this can end very badly and bring big losses - so it's work under stress and tension, because if something goes wrong it usually will be just for the DTP operator.