Posts Tagged ‘letterpress’

Pyramid Save the Dates

We love these pyramid save the dates we recently printed for Claire and Martyn. Printed with a striking metallic bronze hot foil, a letterpress ink and finished with a die cut and crease. These free standing cards are sure to announce the big day in style!

Jones and Co.

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Styling opticians Jones and Co. of Manchester came to Blush to print their rather stylish business cards. The cards are printed with two hot foils over letterpress printed ink on a Colorplan Citrine and Ebony duplex.

Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Category: 3 Passes, Business Cards, Duplex
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Robert Gibbs

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We simply love these business cards we printed for artist Robert Gibbs. Letterpress printed on both sides of a 638gsm cotton paper and finished with custom die cut corners.

Nose to Tail

How cool is this tape measure? Unravel the tape to find out how big your favourite animals are and how they compare in size to us.

We letterpress printed the holder card for Nose to Tail on a hefty 1000mic recycled board and die cut to shape.

Charlotte and George Wedding Invitation

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We love the idea of these beautiful wedding invites we printed for Charlotte and George. Great concept, tasteful typography letterpress printed with two inks on a 300gsm cotton stock.

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!

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.

Hubbox

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Some great business cards we recently printed for HUBBOX. The cards use a 540gsm Colorplan duplex of Ebony and Pale Grey. With a gloss black foil used for the logo side and letterpress ink for the details side for a smart, chic, sophisticated finish.

Judge Dredd

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We were thrilled to be working once again with Jock. This time he has teamed up with Vice Press to produce this awesome limited edition set of Judge Dredd letterpress prints.

The set consists of five 8″ x 8″ pieces with a sixth print randomly inserted in a limited amount of sets. Printed on 300gsm cotton paper and presented in a custom made folder.

The printing presses of choice for this job were our Heidelberg cylinders. These presses provide excellent ink coverage while keeping the ink consistent through the entire run. They ensure the very best letterpress prints possible and retain the finest details from Jock’s original drawings.

If you’re quick you might be able to still order one from Vice Press!

Ellie Leigh Williams

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Lovely simple monogrammed business cards for Interior designer Ellie Leigh Williams. With copper foil one side of a Colorplan Real Grey and a black letterpress print the other side. Wisely, Ellie’s card is designed as such that the debossing from either side do not overlap front to back. This way she can achieve maximum deboss on both sides without compromising the appearance on the other. Great stuff!

SybaSprinter

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These business cards for Siberian Husky breeders SYBASPRINTER use a stunning 540gsm colorplan duplex combo of Pristine White and Turquoise. Finished nicely one side with a blind debossing and a grey print. Simple, eye-catching and effective.

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Seasalt Cornwall Postcards

Letterpress and hotfoil stationery for clothing brand Seasalt Cornwall. Opaque white hotfoil and dark blue letterpress on Colorplan Duplex. White hotfoil printed on the flap of the matching Imperial Blue Colorplan envelopes.

Claire & Terence Save the Dates

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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!

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.

Made in Chiswick

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Brilliant duplexed cards contrasting a Colorplan Dark grey and Citrine 350gsm either side for a 700gsm finished weight. White foil to logo side and a black ink the other. Produced for Made in Chiswick, print management services by the helpful guys at Windsor Jennings.

If you’re looking for a white print on a dark or coloured stock; foil is definitely the way to go, white or coloured letterpress inks can appear dull on dark or coloured stocks whilst the white foil print maintains its opacity really well when pressed to these colorplan stocks. Also great for a glossy finish.

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!

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!

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.