May 25, 2023
Design and print professionals often employ blind debossing and embossing techniques to add an elegant and sophisticated touch to their projects. Understanding the differences between these techniques is essential to achieve the desired visual effect. This blog post aims to explore the unique characteristics, applications, and considerations of blind debossing and embossing...
February 08, 2022
Our brown kraft business cards are printed on traditional kraft card and can be customised with a huge range of print finishing options. There are very few companies that offer such a wide range of options when it comes to working with brown kraft card stock...
July 31, 2021
Colorplan business cards are business cards that are crafted using GF Smith’s iconic Colorplan paper range. Every fibre of Colorplan paper is dyed a specific colour which means the paper has edges that match the surface colour. There are currently 54 paper colours in the Colorplan range from deeply saturated colours to pastel colours. Most standard business cards are produced with white card and then printed whichever colours you have used in your design. Colorplan business cards are different because you are starting with coloured papers. Starting with a coloured paper immediately gives your business cards a premium look and feel...
August 14, 2020
Foil stamping is the application of metallic and special effect foils to paper or card. The process involves using an etched metal die (also called a block or plate) manufactured from either magnesium, brass, or copper, which is heated to the required temperature and stamped into the paper or card stock. The foil sits between the die and the card; when the heated die makes contact with the foil the heat actives the adhesive on the back, which along with the force of the stamping, adheres it to the...