Posts Tagged ‘heidelberg’

Boatyard Distillery Gin Labels

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We were really excited to be able to work with a new distillery in Ireland, The Boatyard Distillery. United Creatives are the designers behind this striking design utilizing silver hotfoils on Colorplan, taking elements of the location and history of the Distillery.

After testing different metallic foils on various papers they settled for two shades of silver on Imperial Blue Colorplan. We added a letterpress printed barcode and a blind emboss to enhance the tactile nature of the product. The labels are kiss cut to make peeling and application to the bottles as easy as possible.

If these taste as good as they look The Boatyard are onto a winner!

Check out their business cards too!

Sliced Bread Animation

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Jamie at Sliced Bread Animation wanted a corner of his business card to perfectly match the angle of the orange forward slash. The only way to achieve this was to die cut the cards after printing. The choice of paper adds an elegant feel. Mohawk is a fine paper well suited to letterpress printing, in this case 540gsm Mohawk Superfine.

Soundry

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Something a little bit different for Dan Halliday of Soundry. Custom Die cut duplex business cards with that beaming Colorplan bright red and an ink mixed to match, nicely finished off with a blind deboss.

Custom die-cuts are a great way to get your card to stand out from the crowd with a unique shape.

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!

Hannah & Al – Save the Date

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We had the pleasure of working alongside talented designer Alex Farrall to create these great wedding invitations.

Alex came to us with his artwork and the idea of working on a recycled craft stock, after some consideration we advised that this particular stock may be problematic when printing due to the nature of the artwork (with fine vector illustrations in such a large print area). We explored some more options and Alex settled on a much better alternative. Though we always give customers the freedom to have their prints as they like, we strive to give the best possible advice and options to create an absolute premium quality print on every job.

White foil to a Gmund bier Ale, quadplexed to a 1000gsm weight for a nice weighty feel. You have to love the customization options of GF Smith paper stocks!

Paperback Sample Swatches

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We were delighted to be asked by Alan at Paperback to print the new Cairn swatch. We use Paperback papers on a regular basis. All their products are 100% recycled, offering our designers and customers many colours, finishes and weights to explore. We worked alongside Paperback’s designer advising on adapting their design to suit the processes to be used, truly showing the range of processes on Cairn products. Cairn is perfect for letterpress, blind deboss and hot foil creating a stunning tactile letterpress print.

Sparrow Design

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Triplex business cards printed for Sparrow Design.

Two sheets of 175gsm Real Grey either side of a vibrant 540gsm Mandarin with an ink to match. The heavier weight of the central card works as a great alternative to edge painting. Tasteful and effective!

Events by Kate

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Events by Kate business cards designed by United Creatives. Letterpress printed black ink on 540gsm Colorplan.

Wedgewood Thank You Cards

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New in our store are these lovely thank you cards. Letterpress printed on our vintage Heidelberg printing presses in two colours on beautiful 100% cotton paper. The cards are also die cut to shape, creating a softer edge.

Available to buy from our online store as a box set of six or individually.

Leonardo Da Vinci Quote

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Originally produced as a letterpress print exclusively for the Japanese market, this Leonardo Da Vinci quote has now been adapted to a greeting card. To mirror the sentiment of the quote, the design was loosely based on classical title page typography and a book cover designed by Jan Tschichold (1902–1974), and it uses the Goudy Old Style typeface designed by Frederic W. Goudy (1865–1947).

Designed by Jim Williams.

Carly & Andy Wedding Invitations

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2 colour wedding invitations on 425gsm cotton paper. Designed by Andy Broadwood.

Andy Cooke Business Cards

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Hot foil and letterpress business cards

These striking business cards designed by graphic designer Andy Cooke are an excellent example of metallic hot foil and letterpress print techniques. Printing floods of ink or foil can cause us to take a sharp intake of breath but we knew we had to try it for this job. Andy’s design called for a solid flood of metallic foil on one side with extremely fine hot foil and letterpress print on the reverse of the 700gsm Colorplan.

Dodd’s Gin Fortnum’s Edition

Dodd's Gin Fortnum's Edition

Detail of the finished labels

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The London Distillery Company have collaborated with Fortnum & Mason to create a new limited edition Dodd’s Gin. Botanical inspiration for the gin comes from Fortnum & Mason’s rooftop bees and is carried through to the colour schemes and golden hot foil.

The labels are designed by United Creatives and are a reworking of their label for the original Dodd’s Gin bottles. The labels were letterpress printed in three colours on our Heidelberg platens followed with a metallic hotfoil. They were then kiss cut to allow them to be easily peeled off, hand numbered and applied the bottles. Printing such an intricate design with no trapping takes great care and attention to detail at each stage of the production.

The gin is available to purchase online from Fortnum & Mason but be quick as only 300 bottles have been produced!

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Serena Bolton Business Cards

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Silver hot foil with black letterpress print business cards for photographer Serena Bolton.

Modero Letterheads & Business Cards

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Modero letterpress letterheads

Modero letterpress business cards

Letterpress business cards and letterheads for Modero, designed by Sarah Humphreys. The business cards are a heafty 810gsm Colorplan Triplex made up of 540gsm Tabriz Blue sandwiched between two sheets of 175gsm Real Grey. The letterheads are printed on 120gsm Colorplan Ice White.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 | Category: 2 Passes, Business Cards, Letterpress Stationery, Triplex
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Sugarway

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Eye popping neon pink ink on 540gsm Colorplan with the Sugarway logo printed with a tint on the back.

Design & client:
Sugarway

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

Yellow Twitter Treat

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This Twitter Treat has now closed, the winner was John Owens.

How would you like some letterpress business cards? We have a stack of 540gsm Colorplan Citrine just waiting for you. We will print your design in an ink colour of your choice. There is enough for approx 300 business cards. We will randomly pick a winner from our list of Twitter followers, so follow us on Twitter and RT this tweet and you could win letterpress printed business cards.

Print Specification
540gsm Colorplan Citrine
As many as we can get out of the stack (approx 300 business cards)
85 x 55mm (Landscape or portrait)
5mm bleed
1 Ink on 1 side, matched to Pantone Colour ref

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 3pm Friday, 31st May 2013. The winner will be notified by DM on Twitter.

How to enter:

Step 1
Follow us on Twitter!

Step 2
Retweet this tweet

Step 3
Cross your fingers!

SOME RULES

  • The winner will be picked at random at 3pm Friday 31st May 2013 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.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 | Category: Business Cards, Twitter Treats
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Brice Corbin

Brice Corbin letterpress business card

Brice Corbin letterpress business card

Brice Corbin letterpress business card

Duplexed letterpress business cards

Duplexed letterpress business cards

Duplexed letterpress business cards

Duplexed letterpress business cards

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.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 | Category: 2 Passes, Business Cards
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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.