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Foil Blocking, White Ink

This weeks blog features a surprise 60th birthday invite. Unsurprisingly we opted for another great shade from the Colorplan range the marvellous 540gsm Smoke. Foiled in one of my favourite shades from the Foilco range the fabulous SHLR which changes colour in the light to flaunt all the colours of the rainbow. To see some of our splendid work, discuss a project or for more information contact one of the friendly team at Century Studios.

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Duplexing, Foil Blocking

This weeks blog features some delightful business cards. We all love the modern age of print but you can’t beat a little old school hot foiling, it’s a timeless process we love very much at Century Studios. This project features GF Smith’s 350gsm Colorplan White Frost duplexed to 350gsm Colorplan Ebony to create 700gsm, with gold foil to both sides it doesn’t matter if its black or white it still looks epic. To see some of our lovely samples, discuss a project or for more information, please contact one of our friendly team at Century Studio

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digital print, White Ink

This weeks blog features a wonderful golden ticket Mr Willy Wonka himself would have been proud of. Printed with six layers of white ink onto GF Smiths Gmund Treasury Value before being Die-Cut to shape on our trusty Heidelberg platen. To see some of our lovely samples, discuss a project or for more information, please contact one of our friendly team at Century Studios.

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Debossing, digital print, Duplexing

This weeks blog features some magnificent business cards. The deep purple is printed digitally onto GF Smith’s Mohawk Superfine Ultra White using our Indigo 7900, the cards have then been duplexed to 704gsm before being blind embossed to perfection. I think this picture sums up our attention to detail perfectly with 2mm borders it proved extremely tricky but as always we were up to the challenge. To see some of our lovely samples, discuss a project or for more information, please contact one of our friendly team at Century Studios.

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Foil Blocking

Bringing Foil Blocking in house

Foil blocking is something that Century Studios has been involved in for many years. However, it wasn’t until 2015 that we decided to bring it in house. By doing this, we have been able to speed up the production time enabling us to offer this beautiful process at a more competitive price.

The decision to bring foil blocking in house was calculated. Although the hot foil process requires a block or die, commonly made from magnesium or copper, it gives a far superior result. Far Superior than that of cold foil blocking, achieving a wonderful indentation to each project we produce.

The right equipment

The next question was what type of machine should we purchase? This was a ...

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