Sometimes you run across something that doesn’t always make sense to you. Someone recently alerted me to a series of CorelDRAW Layout Templates that can be downloaded from 48HourPrint.com. You’ll find business cards, postcards, nightclub flyers, brochures, sell sheets, envelopes, letterhead, rack cards, pocket folders, door hangers, table tents, posters, notepads and much more. All of them are CMYK templates in CDR format and all are free to download.
Now I’m sure the idea is that they want you to use their template to design something and have it printed at 48HourPrint. That’s where I found it a bit strange. When I looked at their notes on preparing files, they won’t support CorelDRAW X3 or X4. They also don’t support the two latest versions of QuarkXpress. Yet they don’t list version limitations on any of the Adobe products. The fact that they haven’t upgraded CorelDRAW (or QuarkXpress) to the newest versions tells me that they aren’t really worried about supporting people using those programs. That’s really too bad for us and for them.