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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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digital print, Foil Blocking, Singer Sewing

This week’s blog features a luxury notebook. We were thrilled when we were asked to produce a collection of notebooks with the emphasis on luxurious materials and finishes. GF Smith’s Callisto Diamond White was selected for the covers, with gold foil to the face and singer sewn spines I think we hit the nail on the head with this one. For more information or to discuss a project contact the Century Studios team. 

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Foil Blocking, White Ink

This weeks blog features some fascinating business cards. Printed with five layers of white ink onto GF Smith’s Wild Green which is interestingly 35% cotton, before being hot foiled in 6037 from the stunning Foilco range. For more information or to discuss a project contact

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digital print, Foil Blocking

This weeks blog features some scrumptious invites. With Christmas coming and the goose getting fat I thought it would be rude not to share this with you. The projects digitally printed on our HP Indigo 7900 using GF Smiths Callisto Diamond White, before being foiled in silver to create this Christmas spectacle. For more information or to discuss a project contact

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