Striking business cards for graphic designer Brice Corbin. Letterpress printed onto red over black 540gsm Colorplan Duplex. Black ink on the red side with a tint on the black side.
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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.
Ben Saunders is a polar explorer, motivational speaker and only the third person to ski solo to the North Pole. He also holds the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton.
We printed Ben’s new business cards on 540gsm Colorplan in black and red ink. A simple clean design with surprisingly tight registration. We took great care ensuring the red way points and route line registered perfectly to the black.
Photo of Ben used with kind permission © Ben Saunders
Letterpress printed two colours both sides on Colorplan Triplex. The tricky part of this job was getting the right balance between ink and pressure to achieve a good solid red without the reversed type filling in. Design by Springy Web.
Letterpress printed onto Colorplan 540gsm Pristine White for Alex Read at Bamb Bamb.
United Creatives came to us to print picture frame mounts and die cut them for The Crossings, a direct access scheme providing temporary accommodation and support to homeless people in Hull.
Letterpress printed on 540gsm Colorplan with matching die cut mounts.
Designed by United Creatives
Business cards designed by Steve Wright at Ello Mate! Letterpress printed on Colorplan 540gsm Pristine White.
Letterpress printed QR codes can and do work when letterpress printed, as can be seen here on the business cards we recently printed for Tim Brook at BeApt.
The cards are printed black over a blind deboss onto 540gsm Colorplan.
Printing a large flat area of ink on uncoated stock can be tricky, but with careful setup on the press it can be done. We achieved a good solid black on these business cards for Neil McLean of Ayelike. Printing a solid black with a reversed out white logo was an alternative to a white hot foil.
Some rather special letterpress business cards for Romanian company Brain Up. Printed 3 colours both sides on a hefty 700gsm Colorplan and finished off with vibrant green edges.
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.
Colorplan 700gsm, 3 colours both sides, green edge paint, letterpress printed on a Heidelberg platen.
This TwitterTreat has now ended. The winner chosen at random from our Twitter followers who retweeted is @Burlisaurus
This years Christmas Twitter Treat is for some rather lovely business cards, letterpress printed onto Colorplan duplexed with recycled Greyboard. You even get to choose the colour of the Colorplan!
100 Business Cards
85 x 55mm (Landscape or portrait)
2 colour/1 side or 1 colour/2 sides
350gsm Recycled Greyboard / 350gsm Colorplan – your choice of colour!
Creating your artwork
The print area is 85 x 55mm. Artwork must be supplied as a print ready PDF or Illustrator .ai or .eps file. Please ensure all fonts are converted to outlines. Set your artwork file up as CMYK, not RGB and use spot colour from the uncoated Pantone colour books, no tints, shades or gradients.
The winner will be picked at random from our list of Twitter followers at 2pm Thursday, 22nd December 2011. The winner will be notified by DM on Twitter.
The winners artwork will be printed after the Christmas holidays.
How to enter:
Follow us on Twitter!
Retweet this tweet
Cross your fingers!
- The winner will be picked at random at 2pm Thursday, 22nd December 2011 from our list of Twitter followers who have retweeted as above.
- We reserve the right to showcase the winning business cards on Twitter, our website, blog and other websites for promotional purposes. We will include credits and links where applicable.
- This offer is open to anyone in any country.
- This offer cannot be used with any existing print orders.
- The winner must agree to these terms.
- Our decision is final.
- We reserve the right to withdraw this offer, change or amend the print specification or these rules.
Mark Dowsett of Stranger Studio came to blush°° for some quality letterpress printing. Mark’s postcard features a large QR code that you can scan and feel. Once scanned on a smartphone reveals his contact details, address, email and web address – very clever and a cool way to give people your details.
The postcards are letterpress printed on 540gsm Colorplan Citrine yellow, both sides on a Heidelberg platen. Colorplan is a fairly hard stock but does take a nice clean deep impression.
Despite recent cuts in the arts sectors United Creatives created a postcard to let people know it’s not all doom and gloom. The postcards are printed on a hefty 638gsm 100% cotton and on Colorplan White/Red/White Triplex. Printing on both sides can sometimes cause issues, you will often see evidence of an impression on the opposite side. Opting for a heavy stock means we can still achieve a deep impression on both sides.
These business cards for Gabrielle Imerson, Creative Director at Public are bold and powerful. The cards were trimmed to 80 x 60mm, a little wider than a standard business card makeing the 700gsm board feel somehow bigger.
Dimensions 60 x 80mm, black ink, 700gsm Colorplan Pristine White, letterpress printed on our heidelberg platens. Designed by Public.