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Finishes

Finishing in printing is where creativity meets precision, where the tangible texture meets the visual appeal, creating an end product that is not just seen, but felt and remembered.

The Role of Finishes in Printing

Finishes play a crucial role in the world of printing. They are the subtle, yet powerful elements that give printed materials their distinct feel and appearance. Whether it’s adding a layer of protection, enhancing durability, or simply creating a sensory experience, finishes are what make your print projects stand out in a crowded world.

A Journey Through Diverse Techniques

In this section, we dive into the vast array of finishing techniques available in the printing industry. Each technique has its unique properties and applications, offering an endless array of possibilities to enhance your printing projects. From the subtle elegance to the boldly dramatic, finishes can dramatically alter the perception and impact of your printed material.

What is embossing? Everything you need to know

Like letterpress printing, the embossing process in printing uses bespoke dies to create the raised …

What is varnishing in printing? Everything you need to know

Varnishing refers to the coating with varnish that is applied to certain printed products during or …

What is glazing or laminating?

Glazing or lamination is the process of applying a thin layer of plastic to sheets of paper or card …

What is wrap-around folding?

The wrap-around folding, also known as the tri-fold (in its simplest version), is commonly used for …

What is lamination in printing? Everything you need to know

Lamination is the process of applying a thin layer of plastic to sheets of paper or cards to enhance…