Sustainable print finishing: foiling, spot UV & more

Sustainable print finishing: foiling, spot UV & more

Print finishes are processes which lend a tactile or visual effect to the printed page. This article investigates three widely used print finishing techniques… foiling UV varnish silk screening …and explains the creative possibilities and environmental considerations for each. All three of these techniques can be used on any area of the page, but are …

Sustainable Print Design: book & free PDF download

Sustainable Print Design: book & free PDF download

Sustainable Print Design is the first comprehensive guide to the materials and processes which make up a sustainable print production. Available to purchase from magCulture as an 80pp, thread-sewn book printed on recycled paper, or download the free PDF below. Download the free PDF, or scroll to read more about the book. What’s inside the book? …

Sustainable print laminates, coatings, and seals explained

Sustainable print laminates, coatings, and seals explained

Laminates, coatings, and seals can be used to protect a print production, or produce a certain visual or tactile effect. They all have their own environmental impact, with differences both in how each material is recycled or biodegrades – and also during production, where factors such as energy use and materials come into play. For …

Paper Finder Tool: printing with recycled paper

Paper Finder Tool: printing with recycled paper

The Paper Finder Tool serves as a definitive reference point to help you discover the perfect sustainable recycled paper for your project. Discover 50 creative and recycled stocks available in the UK, and compare… Prices Colours Finishes Inclusions Smoothness And recycled content …all conveniently laid out on a single sheet, making it a handy addition …

Recycled paper: a print designer’s guide

Recycled paper: a print designer’s guide

Recycled paper is an exciting world of creative possibilities, but many people are surprised to discover that recycled paper isn’t necessarily needed for a sustainable production. Recycled materials certainly bring environmental benefits. They typically require less water to produce, and have a smaller carbon footprint than virgin fibre (although this depends on the individual paper. …

Slow down & come together: Graphius interviews Kinfolk

Slow down & come together: Graphius interviews Kinfolk

Kinfolk started out as an independent magazine based out of Portland, Oregon, about togetherness, food and the sharing of ideas. Now it’s a powerful force in publishing with a broader focus and a readership that’s spread across the globe. Graphius magazine asked its publishing director, Eddie Mannering, to join the dots for us. Graphius Magazine: …

A very fine cat-alogue

A very fine cat-alogue

Established in England in 1825, the auction house Cheffins has a rich history. One of their more modern traditions is to get all their auction catalogues printed with London’s Park Communications, which recently became part of the Graphius family. Graphius Magazine perused one of their most recent catalogues together with Cheffins’ general valuer, Christopher Halls, …

Elephant poo & wildflower seeds: recycled paper at Frogmore Mill

Elephant poo & wildflower seeds: recycled paper at Frogmore Mill

Both the oldest and one of the most forward-thinking mills in the country, Frogmore Paper Mill is constantly innovating around sustainable paper production. Park spoke to Elena Lewendon, CEO of the historic mill, about the ways in which Frogmore is working to develop its pioneering, sustainably made papers. Frogmore has been recycling paper since 1895. …

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