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Senses Duplexed Business Cards 500gsm

$122.01
$122.01

Premium, smooth Senses stocks.

Ideal stock for white ink or white ink+CMYK printing.

Offering 35 dynamic stock colours, which are duplexed (two sheets glued together) to 500gsm.

Authentic foil stamping finish. No digital toner foiling.

All production technicians are speciallty trained, with over 10+ years experience.

Vast selection of beautiful metallic foil colours.

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Senses Duplexed 500gsm Business cards with metallic gold foil and black ink printing.
Senses Duplexed 500gsm Business cards with metallic gold foil and black ink printing.

Senses Duplex Business Cards 500gsm Printing

With 35 contemporary colours to choose from, Senses paper is the perfect choice for passionate creatives seeking to deliver premium results. Unlike other coloured papers, it offers unrivalled smoothness making it ideal for digital white ink printing, as well as, full colour printing with white underneath on any Senses paper colour. Furthermore, it's well suited for foil stamping to further embellish your media. In order to procure a luxurious and rich metallic finish, we only use the best hot foil stamps.

Worldwide shipping
All of our printing is proudly carried out in the United Kingdom. We've shipped our Senses Duplex Business Cards 500gsm to over 50 countries world wide, with daily shipments sent to Europe and United States. Reach out to our friendly team for a shipping quote to your country. You can also calculate international shipping costs via FedEx in the shopping cart, based on the weight of your order and the destination.
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ARTWORK GUIDELINES

Please ensure that you/your designer follow the artwork guidelines set out in our File Setup Guide. We have also included blank templates below, to help you create your artwork.

BLANK TEMPLATES

85mm X 55mm (UK)

Landscape

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

Portrait

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3.5" X 2" (US)

Landscape

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

Portrait

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

90mm x 55mm (EU)

Landscape

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

Portrait

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

55mm Square

Templates

Illustrator Template PDF Template Photoshop Template

For further information on file setup, please click on the purple button:.

File Setup Guide

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DESIGN QUOTE ENQUIRY

DO..

Experiment with different card colours for eye-catching duotone edges.

Utilise white ink + full colour with white underneath on all card colours.

Combine white ink with foil stamping for a really eye catching card! Just remember to allow for around 1-2mm misregistration between ink printing and foil stamping, as they are separate processes.

DON'T..

Choose Marble White or Lace White Senses stock to be flood printed in a solid colour. Senses is digitally printed, so choosing white stock and printing in a solid colour can result in banding and streaking. Instead, be creativity inventive with the vibrant colours available in the range!

PRODUCTION INFO

TURNAROUND TIMES

The production times quoted on our website are based on typical production schedules and cannot be guaranteed. If you require a product urgently or by a specific date, please contact us before ordering and we will do our upmost to adjust our production schedules and meet your needs. Our ability to meet very tight delivery deadlines is subject to order specifications, quantities, machine requirements, third-party couriers and several other factors that may be beyond our control.

COLOUR VARIATION

Colour variation is inherent in any printing process, you should expect a 10% colour shift between print runs. 

PRINTING WHITE UNDERNEATH COLOUR

Printing white underneath CMYK inks can result in a colour shift, depending on the density of the white and how dark the card stock is. For this reason, we offer a courtesy, free of charge test print if you select full colour or full colour + white for printing. We will run a test print of your artwork and post it out to your for approval prior to running your job. This is an optional service for those concerned about colour reproduction when using CMYK+White printing. 

FOIL STAMPING

All foil stamping is carried out in-house at After Hours Creative. We apply foil effects using an etched metal die/plate and a combination of heat and pressure to press the foil in to the card stock. This foil stamping process creates a slight indentation in the card stock during the foil application. The amount of indentation is carried out at the discretion of the foil technician. Too much of an impression can cause the foil to bleed around the edges or create filling in between foil elements. Our priority is always achieving the highest quality foil print.

DEBOSSING

Debossing entails making a subtle indentation into the stock, with the absence of foil (blind debossing) or with foil. Any media produced with debossing is done at the technician's discretion, as too much of a deboss can cause the foil to bleed around the edges and result in a poor quality finish, so we find a balance between quality of print and the level of deboss.

FOIL EDGE GILDING

Foil edge gilding is the application of metallic and satin foil colours to the edges of business cards and invitations. It is synonymous with status and prestige and is a specialised service carried out in-house at our studio. The process involves carefully sanding down the edges of business cards and invitations and then applying foil using a heated roller. The entire process is carried out by hand, which is why edge gilded products have longer production times. Please note that, it's common to lose around 1mm from each edge during the sanding and gilding process.

PAPER INFO

All Senses Duplex Business Cards 500gsm are produced on geniune Senses stocks. Inspiration abound with 35 brilliant colours options, view the range Senses Stock Colours.

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