What's the Difference Between Embossed and Debossed?

Posted by B&B Press on 03 January 2019

Embossed and debossed printing are both popular techniques that can create the kind of printed pieces that stand out where many others fall flat. They’re the invites that embody a day of elegance and those eye-catching business cards that you can’t stop running your finger over. But what is the difference between embossed and debossed printing? And which one suits your needs the most?

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Topics: Print Techniques

Emboss vs. Deboss - What are the Benefits of Both Techniques

Posted by B&B Press on 24 December 2018

If you’re trying to elevate your printed marketing materials, both embossing and debossing are effective techniques to think about. There are benefits to both, but choosing the right method to suit your project can be difficult. We’ll outline the benefits of each to help you make the right choice for your specific needs.

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Topics: Print Techniques

Is Digital Foil Printing the Best Choice for Brochures?

Posted by B&B Press on 21 December 2018

Digital foil printing is actually very different from the traditional block foil printing method. Although we’re focusing on digital foil printing, both methods will leave your printed products with shiny, metallic accents so there’s no wrong answer on which method to pick - but traditional block foiling is a more popular option.

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Topics: Print Techniques

What is Foil Printing? - The Beginners Guide

Posted by B&B Press on 18 December 2018

Foil printing can be the all-important difference between an ordinary marketing material and a piece that’s both shiny and irresistible. If you’re looking for a unique way to add some class and sophistication to your printed project to make it look and feel more premium, then foil printing is the way to go. Here’s what foil printing is and what it’s good for.

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Topics: Print Techniques

What is Embossed Printing and How Can it Promote Your Brand

Posted by B&B Press on 11 December 2018

When it comes to printing a leaflet or brochure, there’s a wide range of techniques and options available to you. Choose the right combination and you’ll create printed marketing that grabs the eye of readers and elevates your brand. Embossed printing is a popular method of doing this, but what is embossed printing and where is it best used?

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Topics: Marketing, Print Techniques

Everything You Need to Know About Spot Colour Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 04 December 2018

The big question when it comes to your next print project - other than the actual design aspect - is whether or not you want to use the four colour or spot colour printing method.

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Topics: Print Techniques

The Ultimate Guide to Four Colour Process Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 27 November 2018

Four colour process printing can serve many purposes and introduce many benefits to your business. The printing process is a great way of making your work stand out from your competitors and getting noticed as you deserve. Not sure what it is? This post will outline everything you need to know about four colour process printing.

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Topics: Print Techniques

5 Benefits of Gold Foil Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 23 November 2018

Gold foil is the extra flourish any printing job needs to take it to the next level. It adds elegance and class to your business’ marketing materials without you needing to break the bank. We’ll run through exactly why you should choose gold foil printing for your next project and some examples of jobs where we’ve used it before.

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Topics: Print Techniques

Matte Print vs. Other Print Options - What's the Best for a Prospectus?

Posted by B&B Press on 15 October 2018

Whether it’s for high schools, colleges or universities, your prospectus is likely to be the first piece of literature that potential students see. So, you need to give off a good first impression. One thing that will definitely help how your prospectus is perceived is the stock it’s produced on. From matte and coated to glossy, here are the pros and cons of the stock options you could use for your prospectus.

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Topics: Charity & Education, Print Techniques

Difference Between Matte and Glossy: Which Should You Choose for a Planner?

Posted by B&B Press on 10 October 2018

When it comes to printing a planner, there are pros and cons to using matte and glossy prints. You want to create the best planner possible that will leave an impression on the reader, so you need to choose the printing method that you feel will suit your work the most. So, that’s why you need to look at both sides of the argument - matte and glossy.

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Topics: Print Techniques

Thinking Outside the Box with Printed Packaging Boxes

Posted by B&B Press on 03 October 2018

When it comes to printing, we often automatically think about stock like paper and card. But it doesn’t just stop there. You can print on just about anything really and bespoke printed solutions, for example, printed packaging boxes are a great example. Here’s what they are, why they’re a good way to show off products and some innovative designs to inspire you.

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Topics: Print Techniques, Marketing

What Are The Different Printing Methods Available?

Posted by B&B Press on 28 February 2018

There are many different types of printing methods available and they're continuing to evolve. Each type is suited to a different need, meaning that businesses can choose a printing technique that best highlights their products or service. So what are the different types of printing and how do they vary from each other? 

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Topics: Print Techniques, Business Printing, LED UV Printing

What Are The Different Types Of Commercial Printing?

Posted by B&B Press on 01 February 2018

If there was only one type of printing technique, then businesses wouldn't be able to differentiate themselves from the competition. Luckily for you, print is thriving in this technologically advanced world and that's great news for materials you print for commercial needs. But what are the different types of commercial printing?

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Topics: Business Printing, LED UV Printing, Print Techniques

The Benefits Of An LED UV Printing Press

Posted by B&B Press on 28 December 2017

LED UV printing helps provide the long-standing piece of quality that every luxury business is looking for. The unique technology has many great benefits that can separate an ordinary brochure from a premium brochure which looks and feels like it's been sent down from heaven by the printing gods themselves. Here are the benefits of an LED UV printing press.

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Topics: Luxury Brochure Printing, led uv, Opinion, Print Techniques

Different Types Of Luxury Printing Paper And Their Uses

Posted by B&B Press on 27 December 2017

There are two types of printed marketing pieces. There are those that instantly feel like you've already read them before, and there are those that instantly feel like they're something different. Something special. The key to getting that latter effect is by choosing the right luxury printing paper. Here's how.

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Topics: Luxury Brochure Printing, led uv, Opinion, Print Techniques

Tips On How To Come Up With A Professional Brochure Design

Posted by B&B Press on 18 December 2017

It's your chance to create that lasting first impression, so go all out and grab that attention, snatch the readers' focus away from your competition by considering every aspect of a brochure to make it look luxurious. Here are tips on how to come up with a professional brochure design.

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Topics: Luxury Brochure Printing, led uv, Print Techniques, Opinion

What Is Silk Paper Printing And How Is It Used?

Posted by B&B Press on 14 December 2017

To stand out from the competition, companies with premium products should move away from the norm and print on stock that is different from the rest. With printing technology advancing at a rapid rate, it's now possible to print on more unique materials, such as silk. Thanks to its distinct advantages and unique qualities, silk paper printing is a finish that companies should be using as they chase that luxurious feel, but what is it? Here's what silk paper is, how it's used in printing and why it's good to use for high-quality products.

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Topics: Luxury Brochure Printing, led uv, Opinion, Print Techniques

What Is A UV LED Printing Machine?

Posted by B&B Press on 06 December 2017

High-end businesses like yours need consistently perfect quality when it comes to producing premium brochures. To effectively showcase your products, the printing technique you choose is vital. An effective print method can help sell your luxury products to their full potential, and can be the all-important difference between an ordinary brochure and one that a reader just can't put down. LED UV printing has emerged as the frontrunner in printing technology - but what is a UV LED printing machine?

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Topics: Luxury Brochure Printing, led uv, Opinion, Print Techniques

4 Tips For Making A Luxury Brochure

Posted by B&B Press on 13 November 2017

There's a lot to consider when planning your brochure, and the right techniques can be the difference between an average brochure, and a great one that instantly grabs attention. 

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Topics: LED UV Printing, Print Advice, Opinion, Print Techniques

What Is UV Curing And How Is It Used In Printing?

Posted by B&B Press on 23 October 2017

To create the premium brochures and materials you and your business need to showcase your luxury products, choosing the perfect printing technique is vital. An ineffective print method can be the all-important difference between advertising luxury products in good quality, or in great quality. A solution is in place, and it’s a proven method for creating consistently perfect materials which will play a big role in selling your luxury products to their full potential. UV Curing is the answer - but what is it? And how is it used in printing?

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Topics: Print Techniques, LED UV Printing, Opinion, Print Advice