Price of Color Printing / Copies
Utilizing a professional can decrease the cost of color printing dramatically and improve the quality by higher quality paper, better ink coverage and a professional look. Depending on quantity, a graphic design / print company can design, print and deliver your piece for as little as $0.06 to $0.50 each.
Naturally, very small quantities are charged a higher per piece price and may be better for in-house printing / copying. Time restraints are another reason to print in-house. There are very few printers that can print / copy very small quantities economically and depends on their equipment and scheduling.
Finding the right graphic design and print company can save you time and money with quality design and economical printing. Your designer should have access to inexpensive quality printing. If they do not, are they the right for your image and branding?
There are many variables that play a role in cost for printing and designing with no absolutes or simple answers. The largest problem may be finding the right designer for your needs.