Thursday, May 13, 2010

Fresh off the Press: Congrats

Just in time for graduation, our newest cards printed at the Book Arts Center simply say "Congrats," and they are printed on grey, rust, and gold paper. What makes these hand printed cards special is the use of thermography. Thermography is a process that uses embossing powder and heat to create a textured finish on the still freshly inked letters. The cards were finished with two different types of embossing powder.

One type creates a glossy finish on the letters:

The other type of powder used on these cards creates a textured, metallic finish:

Stop by the Book Arts Center and pick one up, just $2 each.

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