Posts Tagged ‘letterpress’

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

twitter treat Colorplan Citrine

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.

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

Film Directors #1 Beards & Glasses

When Tommy Nagle first approached us about Film Directors #1 we threatened to send evil pigeons with bad guts to fly over his house if he didn’t let us print this”. He agreed.

The detail of every single delicate beard hair (and glasses) on Tommy’s original artwork have transferred faithfully under the extreme pressure of the press. Featuring (from top left) Francis Ford Coppola, Tim Burton, John Landis, George Lucas, George A Romero, Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee, Peter Jackson and Hayao Miyazaki.

“I’m always making things and never quite finishing them, so I was happily shocked when Blush agreed to turn my idea into a tangible thing.” Explains Tommy. “I hadn’t really made anything like this before, aside from some etching experiments at art school, but I’d seen Blush’s work on various blogs and knew that if I were to ever make a ‘proper’ print, I’d want it to be letterpress, and I’d want Blush to print it.”

The prints are A3 (297 x 420mm) 300gsm Somerset cotton and are available to buy from Tommy’s shop. Profits go toward the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Ben Saunders Business Card

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders letterpress business card

Ben Saunders letterpress business card

Ben Saunders letterpress business card

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.

Read more about Ben and follow him on Tumblr and Twitter.

Photo of Ben used with kind permission © Ben Saunders

Posted: April 16th, 2013 | Category: 2 Passes, Business Cards
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Dodd’s Gin Bottle Labels

Dodds gin letterpress labels

Dodd's gin letterpress label

Dodd's gin letterpress label

Christina

Bottles and distillery

Die cutting and printed stacks

Printing the labels

The London Distillery Company have launched Dodd’s gin, crafted at their new distillery in Battersea, London. They worked with United Creatives to create branding and design the bottle labels. The gin is distilled in ‘Christina’, a traditional copper alembic. The gin is then hand-bottled before the labels are numbered and applied to the bottles. So opting for letterpress labels continues the hand crafted theme.

The labels are printed three colours on our Heidelberg platens then ‘kiss-cut’ to shape making them easy to peel off and apply to the bottles.

Nathan & Beth Wedding Invitation

Nathan and Beth letterpress wedding invitation

Nathan & Beth letterpress wedding invitation

Nathan & Beth letterpress wedding invitation

Nathan & Beth letterpress wedding invitation

Nathan & Beth letterpress wedding invitation
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Being a creative has it’s benefits, when you get married you get to design your own wedding stationery. Designer and illustrator Nathan Miller pulls it off and we think this invitation is just great. A confident mix of typefaces and illustration printed two colours on our Heidelberg platens. The invites are 140 x 210mm and letterpress printed on 425gsm cotton paper.

Design © Nathan Miller

Spider Boobs

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Spider Boobs letterpress print

Spider Boobs letterpress print

Fans of Spider-Man will love this cheeky play on the iconic masked hero and the man behind this superhero’s mask is illustrator Olly Moss.

We ran the prints simultaneously on two Heidelberg cylinders, first printing the red plate then then transferring the sheets onto the second press to print the black plate. Registration was surprisingly tight as there was no trapping between the red and black plates. Printing the black over the red helped to create a rich black.

The prints are 11″ x 14″ and printed onto 300gsm 100% cotton paper.

It’s not surprising that the prints are already sold out!

Friday TwitterTreat

TwitterTreat

THIS TWITTER TREAT IS NOW FINISHED. The winner was Steve Bond.

It’s Friday! How about a TwitterTreat?

We have a pile of hefty 700gsm Bedrock (see photo) going spare. There is enough for approx 200 business cards, so if you RT this post and follow us on Twitter we will randomly pick a winner from our list of Twitter followers.

Print Specification
200 Business Cards
85 x 55mm (Landscape or portrait)
1 Ink (Black) on 1 side
700gsm Bedrock (Recycled Greyboard)

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 Monday, 28th January 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 Monday 28th January 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: January 25th, 2013 | Category: Twitter Treats
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16th Century Alphabet Print

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Designed by Pressedface.com.

Springy Web

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Posted: January 8th, 2013 | Category: 4 Passes, Business Cards
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Cubitt House Postcards

Cubitt House letterpress postcards

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

Cubitt House letterpress postcard

“Nobody sends postcards these days and email can be so boring/passé/bloodless”. Our sentiments exactly and has inspired United Creatives to create this set of postcards for Cubitt House. Letterpress printed on 100% recycled stock on our Heidelberg cylinder presses.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 | Category: Postcards, Typography
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Bamb Bamb

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Letterpress printed onto Colorplan 540gsm Pristine White for Alex Read at Bamb Bamb.

The Crossings Picture Mounts

Growing Gallery picture mounts

Growing Gallery picture mounts

Growing Gallery picture mounts

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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

Posted: December 12th, 2012 | Category: Product Packaging
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Dot Design Business Card

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Limited Edition Quote

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A4 limited edition prints for Paul Head at Network. Letterpress printed 2 colours on Saunders 425gsm cotton.

Samantha & Elliot Wedding Invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

Samantha & Elliot letterpress wedding invitation

We love this 2 colour wedding invitation for designer Elliot Jay Stocks and his bride to be Samantha. Printed 2 colours both sides on a hefty 1000mic recycled board and finished with die cut corners. The recycled board is rough and uneven varying the impression across the print area adding texture and random imperfections, making each print different from the next.

Designed by Elliot Jay Stocks.