Offset Printing is the traditional form of printing that involves using black ink and and other custom mixed colors together with aluminum or polyester printing plates in a press where the inks are literally pressed onto the paper from a rubber blanket.
Offset printing delivers the very highest quality of reproduction while allowing the customer their specific choice from from thousands of ink
and paper combinations.
Digital printing doesn't use plates the way offset does, but instead uses options such as toner (like in laser printers). Digital printing shines when lower quantities are needed; think of a run of 20 greeting cards or 100 flyers. Another benefit of digital printing is it's variable data capability. When each piece needs a unique code, name or address, digital is the only way to go. Offset printing cannot accommodate this need
Large format printing can function as banners, posters, wallpapers, murals and more. They are ideal for materials that have visual or graphic-heavy designs. Their wide images and texts make big format prints effective advertising tools. They create more impact and attract customers better than normal-sized materials.
The Marin Center for Independent Living has had a incredible working relationship with John Godsey and Fourth Street Press for over 10 years. John has the utmost integrity; his knowledge, expertise and professionalism are unmatched. John's work is top quality. We feel so fortunate to know that when we present John with a project it will be top quality, professional work, done on time, at a very reasonable price. We never hesitate referring Fourth Street Press to colleagues and friends. John is a great guy, too!
-Kathleen Woodcock: Marin Center for Independent Living
"They paid attention to our every request, but definitely had enough experience to give recommendations and steer us in the right direction. All in all we got exactly what we wanted in a extremely timely manner with no problems at all. I would definitely use them again and highly recommend them to anyone in need of a great print shop."
"When I picked up the cards earlier you were consulting with someone else at the counter so I didn't want to interrupt. But I could not let the weekend come and go without extending a special thanks for your incredibly fast turnaround, excellent quality and exceptional service on the 20|20 brochures project. I know that Joel feels the same way.
Please accept our deep gratitude for a job well done and extend our thanks as well, to all involved in the production process."
-Harold Meyrowitz: 20/20 Builders