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In this blog we will discuss various printing methods, services, specials and more. Keep up to date with the latest in the Printing Industry.

Lamination

Lamination in the printing industry refers to the process of applying a thin layer of plastic film to the surface of a printed material, such as a poster, brochure, book cover, or any other printed document. This plastic film, known as a lamination film or laminate, is typically transparent and can have various finishes, including glossy, matte, or even textured. Lamination serves several purposes and offers several benefits, making it a common finishing technique in the printing and graphic design field.

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Blind Spot UV Varnish

Blind Spot UV Varnish, often simply referred to as “Spot UV,” is a special printing technique used in the graphic design and printing industry to create eye-catching and tactile effects on printed materials, such as business cards, brochures, packaging, and other promotional materials. This technique involves applying a clear and glossy UV coating to specific areas of the printed piece, creating a striking contrast between the glossy and matte or uncoated areas.

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Foiling

In the printing industry, foiling, often referred to as “foil stamping” or “hot foil stamping,” is a specialised printing process used to add decorative and metallic effects to printed materials. Foiling is a popular technique for creating eye-catching and premium finishes on various items, such as business cards, packaging, invitations, book covers, and promotional materials. It involves applying a thin layer of metallic or coloured foil onto the surface of the printed material to achieve a glossy, shiny, and sometimes textured effect.

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Embossing

Embossing is a popular finishing technique used in the printing and graphic design industry to create raised or three-dimensional patterns or images on paper or other materials. This process involves creating a raised or recessed design on the surface of a substrate (typically paper or cardstock) to give it a tactile and visual texture. Embossing can add a sense of elegance, depth, and sophistication to printed materials, making them more visually appealing and engaging.

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