Archive for the ‘Edge Painting’ Category

Fortnum & Fox


We simply can’t stop running our singers over these beautiful business cards for Fortnum & Fox. Letterpress printed black ink on both sides of a Colorplan board with a wonderfully textured emboss applied. The combination of the debossed print, embossed texture finished with a black edge colour make these simple cards so striking.

Danielle Wood

Danielle Wood business cards

A combination of subtle shades and edge painting coming together in harmony for Danielle Wood’s business cards. Letterpress printed on Colorplan Pale Grey.

Feix and Merlin

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Super stylish cards created for Feix & Merlin. These cards utilise a blind debossing and ink on one side of a 540gsm Colorplan Smoke, with an ink the other. We love the patterned optical illusion effect across the back, the debossed lines make for a great tactile feel for these cards.

Claire & Terence Save the Dates

Claire and Terence Save the Dates

Some lovely comments from Claire and Terence regarding their Save the Dates. Three colour letterpress print on 700gsm Colorplan, finished off with edge colour. We really appreciate the feedback!

The Boatyard Distillery

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We love the look of the gold foil on these dark recycled business cards for The Boatyard Distillery. The detail in the design has transferred faithfully to the print. Finished with matching gold edging. Design by United Creatives.

Probation

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We love black and white. It can be simple and effective as seen in these business cards for Probation.

Black letterpress ink on both sides on Colorplan finished with a black edge colour.

House of Heath

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Check out these stylish cards designed by Superwire for House of Heath.

This recycled cairn graphite 1000 micron stock makes for a brilliant deboss and texture. Vibrant copper either side with a stunning blind deboss, all topped off with a copper edge paint to match the foils. Nicely done!

Janey Butler Stationery

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A beautiful stationery set printed recently for Janey Butler Interiors.
Designed by the talented folk at View Creative.

Letterheads and compliment slips printed on an impressive Pristine White Colorplan stock, 135gsm for compatabilty with inkjet and laser printing. A shining silver foil and grey ink on both.
Business cards with silver edge colour utilising the foils again, both sides on a 700gsm colorplan Smoke for a real premium feel and a silver edge paint to match. Very tastefully done.

Inky Goodness

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A cool & stylish black/white Colorplan duplex card for Illustration Guru’s Inky Goodness.

Black & white 540gsm Duplex with a white foil logo and black & magenta inks, finished off with a beaming magenta edge paint. Great stuff.

The Eighty-Eight

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Business Cards for The Eighty-Eight. A publication curated by Jamie Cullum. Black ink one side on a 540gsm Colorplan Pale grey, with a vibrant neon green edge paint.

In Jamie’s words; “The magazine isn’t about me necessarily, but about things that I’m interested in. I’m really interested in journalism and writing, and I know so many writers, so I thought I could have a go and get some friends involved. Sophie’s a writer, my best friend is a playwright, another runs an amazing burger blog and others interested in short stories. Not many people know that I did English literature and typography, so I got to indulge my passion for fonts and design.”

Volume 2 on sale September 1st!

The London Distillery Company

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Letterpress printed metallic bronze on both sides onto 1000mic recycled board and finished with bronze edge painting.

Client:
The London Distillery Company

Design:
United Creatives

For Luca

For Luca letterpress business card

For Luca letterpress business card

For Luca letterpress business card

For Luca letterpress business card

Printing the For Luca business cards

Printing the For Luca business cards on a Heidelberg platen

Hands up for Luca

When Luca was just 3 years old he was struck down with Meningococcal Septicaemia. The disease ravaged his body in hours and left him fighting for his life. Luca lost both of his legs along with muscle and skin below his hips. He has massive skin and tissue and muscle loss across his arms and shoulders and is now fighting to save his knees which have been severely damaged. He is one brave little chap and so when his Dad contacted us for some business cards to help with Luca’s campaign we fired up the presses.

We printed Luca’s cards on our Heidelberg platen, 1 colour both sides on GF Smiths 540gsm Colorplan. The cards were finished with complimenting blue edge painting.

Read more about Luca’s story on his Facebook page, follow Luca on Twitter or donate on his Just Giving page.

Gold Edge Painted Business Cards

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Paper Passionist

Paper PassionistPaper PassionistPaper PassionistDebbie is passionate about paper, really passionate. With her background in the paper industry she knows a thing or two about paper. We got a call from Debbie while she was over in New York for the Stationery Show, “Can you print my business cards for when I return in a couple of days for PG Live in London?” How could we resist! The paper was chosen, the type set and colours picked in no time and the next day it was on the press.

The cards are printed with coral ink and finished off with matching edge colour. There was only one paper choice for a paper passionist – the awesome 600gsm Cranes Lettra Flourescent White.

Doug Richard Business Cards

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Business cards for Dragons Den’s Douglas Richards. Letterpress printed with silver ink onto 540gsm black Colorplan and finished with a striking light blue edge paint.

Posted: April 22nd, 2012 | Category: Business Cards, Edge Painting
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BrainUp Business Cards

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The stock allowed a deep impression on both sides without too much show through on the opposite face. The original plan was to use a triplex stock, white/green/white, but edge painting ultimately has a powerful presence.

Print Specs:
Colorplan 700gsm, 3 colours both sides, green edge paint, letterpress printed on a Heidelberg platen.

Posted: January 17th, 2012 | Category: 6 Passes, Business Cards, Edge Painting
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Cranes / Fresco Duplex

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Design © WHP Creative

WRK™ Business Card

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Mark Lindop, a brand identity designer from WRK™ has created a design that uses letterpress and edge painting to full effect. We printed the cards on a Heidelberg platen, silver ink onto a substantial 650mic recycled black board. Silver ink isn’t glossy like a foil but does have a rather sexy shimmer to it and stands out well on the black. Mark’s choice of colour for the edge painting is a vibrant contrast and certainly grabs your attention. We love it!

Posted: September 1st, 2011 | Category: 2 Passes, Business Cards, Edge Painting
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Edge Painted Business Cards

Edge painted business cardsEdge painted business cardsEdge painted business cardsEdge painted business cards We recently worked with design outfit The Ubiquitous Manufacturing Company to print their business cards. The brief called for super thick board with edge painting and we talked at length about the effect they hoped to achieve. We sourced this 1000mic 100% recycled dark grey board – perfect!

The cards were printed on our Heidleberg platen presses in silver ink, 2 sides. The ‘Crown’ logo on the front was due to be a deboss but we printed a transparent white to help lift it.