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    Premium printing technologies: Precision of Letterpress Printing

    We starting to review all high-quality printing technologies, which we use to print your premium business cards, luxury wedding invitations, business stationery and packaging projects. In this article, we will write about the most popular high-quality technology cold letterpress printing.

    Letterpress printing was the normal form of printing text from … Read more

  • Business cards with blind debossed pattern and gold edges

    Business cards with blind debossed pattern and gold edges

    We really like how these gold foiled business cards came together. Simple patterns look great letterpress printed and often times add a special custom touch. The gold edges on dark paper makes it that much more attractive as well! These cards are printed on thick 700 gsm burgundy paper. Business… Read more
  • Card stock paper weight and thickness

    All you need to know about cardstock paper weight and thickness

    When choosing paper for print work is always quite a big dilemma what cardstock weight and thikness to pick for business cards, wedding invitations, envelopes or postcards. There are used various dimensions while discussing about paper weight in different regions. 

    U.S. Basis Weight: Basis Weight is based on weight (or … Read more

  • Letterpress, Silkscreen or Digital - Choosing the Right Printing Technique

    Letterpress, Silkscreen or Digital – Choosing the Right Printing Technique

    Print designers have limitless imagination, and nowadays printing technologies can produce all ideas in reality. But will the final printed product always meet fulfillment and price requirements? Sometimes it turns out that creating a beautiful image on a computer monitor is often much easier than producing the real printed product.… Read more
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    Business Card Sizes & Shapes

    Elegante Press Studio has created and printed a lot of various sizes and shapes business cards (check out this gallery), sometimes card shapes are really sophisticated, but we are always very pleased with the originality of the people who are determined to transcend the settled standards. However, not … Read more

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    Deboss vs. Emboss

    While discussing with clients about their card expectations, we face with terminology dilemma – what method should be used – printing with the impression, pop out, emboss, deboss. Some customers or designers use specific technical terms but imagine something different, so in this article we will try to make everything … Read more

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    Custom Letterpress Coasters

    Coasters are great for save the dates, wedding invitations, gifts, product branding and promotion. In any place with any drink or even without glass of drink custom made letterpress coasters will impress any one!
      • Promotional Coasters for Product Branding: Whatever it is – a unique craft beer, good wine or
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    The beauty of letterpress impression

    Ok – we do mistakes during the printing and sometimes those mistakes becomes to beautiful inspiring combinations. On this image you can see how business cards printing miss-registration and double impression with foil gives really nice blind impression and hot foil overprint combination. Close up shot shows the beauty of … Read more

  • Foil Letterpress Wedding Invitation

    Foiling on letterpress wedding invitations

    Gloss metallic foil combined with letterpress looks really impressive on wedding invitations. Especially when you want that some objects would stand out in your design. This wedding invitation is printed in one colour letterpress, names and motif is printed with metallic copper foil which makes them look more important and… Read more
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    Stunning letterpress and digital printing combination

    Letterpress is quite limited technology as we cannot to reproduce gradients, big floods or nice photos by using this technique. Its always good to have possibilities reproduce works as they are designed. In cases when we have to print high quality photos and letterpress or foiling in same project, we… Read more