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May 31, 2023

Clear gloss foil on uncoated stock

This shows the nice subtle effect of clear gloss foil stamped onto uncoated cover stock.

Categories: Digital printing , Miscellaneous , Print Talk

May 16, 2023

Pocket folder with pasted interior

This beautiful pocket folder printed on ColorPlan stock with gold foil but what is most interesting is the printed sheet pasted over the entire inside of the folder. A digital booklet is tucked into the right pocket.

Categories: Miscellaneous , Print Talk

May 11, 2023

What to do if warm white stock is not available

Here we’re experimenting with the best cmyk values to simulate warm white paper, which is extremely hard to get. Not only do we want a good color match, but the cmyk combination needs to give stable color throughout a project.

Categories: File preparation , Miscellaneous , Print Talk

May 10, 2023


A beautiful slip case manufactured by our partner Superior Bindery. The case was printed on 18pt board on our Indigo and finished with a soft touch lamination.

Categories: Miscellaneous , Print Talk

May 9, 2023

Offset duotones and tritones

Here’s a recent press proof showing how we evaluate inks and densities with the goal balancing economy and quality. The sheet is divided into thirds, with two different K+PMS combinations and a third tritone combining black and both Pantones. The snake image uses the same inks but different curves.

Categories: File preparation , Miscellaneous , Print Talk

February 10, 2021

Translucent paper for digital printing

With recent changes in the paper market we’re switching over to Curious Translucent 29# Clear Text for our house translucent stock. This works great for chapter dividers in books as well as decorative items like belly bands.

Categories: Digital printing , Print Talk