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Finishing Techniques


The sandwiching together of two heavyweight sheets. Maximum size 580mm width x 1,000mm length.

Round cornering

Trimming the book block to create rounded corners. Single sheets may also be trimmed in this manner for invitations, etc.

Hot stamping

An engraved metal die is heated and then applied with pressure to create impressions, with or without foil.


An engraved metal die creates embossed (raised) or debossed (recessed) impressions.

Hand foiling

Metallic or pigment foils are applied by hand using a heated metal die. Ideal for single books or short runs.