How (printing) ink is made

Posted in Printing by Gary on 01 Jun, 2015

A Chief Ink Maker shows how colour and ink is created from the raw ingredients - powder, varnish, and passion. Everything designers and printers need to know about the process, the challenges and joy of ink making.

Tags | Printing, ink, Pantone®, The Printing Ink Company, CMYK, print, pigments

It’s all in the detail - making an impression when it matters

Posted in DesignPrinting by Gary on 28 Mar, 2012

letterpress business cards for Curtain Blind Specialists

Business cards are still a vital part of connecting, networking, meetings and referrals. So why do so many people hand over their business card and then apologised of its poor quality? Clearly handing it to a designer makes a difference, but lacking confidence in your promotional items is never a good start.

Tags | Business card design, edge painting, foil blocking, debossing, heavy card, Curtain Blind Specialists, Lancaster

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