With professional equipment and print masters at work, Casa Papel offers a diverse selection of printing methods. We pride ourselves in having the know-how and ability to take on unique projects, big or small, with excellent quality on a wide range of substrates.
Printing Methods Offered:
Digital Flat Printing
Our most popular, digital printing process offers unmatched color capability and consistency. With superior image quality as well as quick turn-around times, we deliver great expert-level color-matching technology. Whatever your project, you can expect high print resolution that consistently produces realistic images, photos and graphics, plus sharp text and fine-line detail.
One of the most vintage of high quality specialty craftsmanship and art printing techniques, letterpress originated in the 15th century. Fine letterpress work is crisper than most other methods, leaving an impression in the paper which gives greater visual definition to the type and artwork. In a labor of love, our master pressman hand feeds each sheet against the metal or photo polymer plate, allowing the lightest of kisses between plate and paper or a deep impression for an amazing tactile finish.
In thermography, embossing powder made from plastic resins is applied to the paper. The area intended for raised printing is prepped with slow drying pigment inks without dryers or hardeners, allowing them to remain wet during the application of powder. The ink is dried and hardened during the heating process, leaving a nice tactile feel to the paper. This specialty printing technique is a modern alternative to the more expensive process of engraving, producing fine detail with great accuracy and professional results.
For over a hundred years stamps of foil, pressed onto paper, have distinguished luxury items, enhanced book covers and leant prestige to professional stationery. In foil stamping, pigment or metallic foil, usually gold or silver, is applied to paper, using a heated die. The foil adheres to the surface, capturing the design of the die on the paper in fine detail and perfect accuracy. Various patterns or pastel foil can also be used. Foil stamping as a method of specialty printing produces a very nice luxe look that speaks of quality and craftsmanship.
Embossing and Debossing are two classic print methods that achieve elegant results through opposite means; in debossing, a pattern is sunk into the surface of a sheet of paper using customized dies or plates. It might protrude somewhat on the reverse side, depending on the paper’s thickness and the pressure used. This method of printing produced an appearance that conveys high quality. Whereas embossing literally “make an impression”, embossing produces a three dimensional or raised design, using two dies. The final raised effect has a textured look that speaks of sophistication, attracting attention to the piece.
Blind embossing adds a lush tactile element that but no ink is used on the plates.
Utilizing Our Printing Services – You supply the file.
Already have a design worked out and/or need assistance in putting it together? We can bring your print-ready files to life. For an estimate, fill out our form and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
There are a lot of finishes that we offer such as die cutting, folding, gilding, edge painting, scoring, corner rounding and laser cutting. The possibilities are limitless!
Print finishes are great for giving your designs that extra *pop* to go from good to great.
A good print finish can make a project go from good to great! The challenge, therefore, is finding the right applications and the perfect balance of their use. And really, that’s where we can help your piece can become an art in and of itself.
Our serviced include, but not limited to:
- Corner rounding
- Laser Cutting
- Edge painting
- Saddle stitch
- Die cutting
- Custom envelope conversion
- Velcro affixing
With the time-honored tradition of custom bookbinding at your fingertips, Casa Papel will combine our collection of vibrant and specialty papers with seasoned craftsmanship in order to create a one-of-a-kind product in modern style.
Non-adhesive bound books almost always show the way they are bound; they have open spines or show the binding thread on the outside of the book. This can be achieved without using any paste or glue.
- Coptic binding
- Pamphlet stitching
- Stab binding (book pictured with brown ribbon)
- Long stitch
This method of bookbinding consist of sewn signatures instead of a stack of loose papers:
- Perfect binding
- Case binding
- Spring back binding