…with a special paper stock, shiny foil or a scodix finish. Having just that little extra appeal can add value and make your business stand out from the crowd. When you hand a potential customer or client a business card, it should be instantly memorable because of good design, appealing colours, stand-out finishes and even how the card feels.
We know all about paper stocks, finishing effects and how to deliver your goods to you on time. Most importantly, we know how to design for print. We know how to prepare our files so that your printed products come out looking the way they should.
From budget business cards to exotic coffee table books we manage each project from initial concept through to handover, giving you the highest quality graphic design and printing service.
Stock is the type of paper and thickness of paper (measured in GSM). The higher the GSM, the thicker the paper. For example: 350 – 450 gsm will be used for business cards. Depending on what you need you can also use different types of paper – by using a textured paper to give your business card that extra edge.
Scodix is a clear layer which can go over design elements to create an extra shiny layer to your print. It is used mostly on business cards but can also be used on packaging, presentation folders and posters. Using scodix can give your brand a more eye-catching design.
These colours can be chosen from a Pantone Swatch Book. Please consider that certain paper finishes can effect the way ink sinks into the paper. The resulting colour may vary to the uncoated.
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. These inks are used in full colour offset printing. Different colour combinations and percentages create a full range of colour. Often referred to as process colour.
Red, Green and Blue. This colour format is used only onscreen (video, web etc.) Colours may appear like CMYK on-screen but will be different once printed. RGB does not translate well when printed.