Embossing is a procedure in which dies are utilized to stamp or mark relief images on book covers or on printed products. In most cases, ink or another substance is applied to accent or color the relief images. Blind embossing does not use decorative inks which keeps the stamped image in its original state. A comparable process is debossing which uses a die to stamp into the substrate a sunken image. In both embossing or debossing, the substrate is passed underneath an embossing plate carrying the engraved die which bears the images.
Engraving is a well-known
The foil stamping processing is like embossing and can actually be completed while embossing. In foil stamping, a heated die is pressed on to foil roll touching the substrate. This transfers the patterns on the die through the foil and on to the substrate. During foil embossing, foil-stamping and embossing occur at the same time. Historically, foil stamping ended up replacing the process of bronzing (applying metallic powder to the substrate surface area). A sort of foil marking, blanking or die-stamping is utilized to press images into
Gilding is an option to add an elegant edge to your already embellished paper or book cover. The added depth of color will add aesthetic value, but also help your print stand out as a luxury product. We use a highly specialized process that will provide you with an added layer of quality that, if carried out by our trained
VSLPrint.com uses different kinds of laminates to offer different finishes. There are the standard options that are silk, matt
VSL Print is one of the last letterpress operations in left NYC. We have held onto this unique process as we believe it to be one of the most elegant finishing processes in printing. In the past, letterpress involved arrangement of blocks of type to create the impressions. With the development of modern