Learn what we use!

It is time to tell you something about what we use to create our products (like the cards from our Pet Shop Cards collection above). Our equipment consists of:

  • Two Dell workstations powered with Intel Pentium D 3Ghz processors, 2GB RAM, running Windows XP Pro
  • One Intel Core 2 Duo MacPro running Mac OS X with 8GB RAM
  • One workstation equiped with a Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processor and 2GB of RAM running Windows XP Pro
  • One G3 Mac with 512RAM running MacOS 8.1
  • Our server which features a Pentium 4 processor, 2GB RAM, running SuSe Linux 10.2
  • 2TB of total storage (multiple internal and external hard drives plugged to our systems).
  • For printing we use an Epson Stylus Photo 800 inkjet printer, an HP Laserjet Plus laser printer, a Roland HifiJet 52 for quality CMYK printing (we use Light Magenta and Light Cyan colors as extra colors instead of the Orange and Green which are plotter’s selection). For digital printing, we use Xante Illumina.
  • For scanning we use a Linotype Hell Topaz scanner, driven by Linocolor Software, running on the G3 Mac.
  • For photocopier we use an Infotec which prints on any type of paper (A4, B3, A3 etc).
  • All of our stuff is connected to an 100Mbit LAN via a 3com router and to the broadband Internet (we use a 2Mbit connection) via a Speedtouch 585.
  • We also own a Wacom Intuos3 A4 Tablet.
  • Our workstations have Eizo ColorEdge CE210W displays.
  • For monitor callibration we use Pantone Huey.
  • For color control we use Pantone Color Que 2.
  • The software we run mainly is Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Fireworks, Quark Xpress, Adobe Acrobat and since January Adobe Indesign.

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