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Old Meets New

When you think of a printing press, you probably envision an offset press—the mechanical dance of transferring ink from a plate to a rubber blanket, and finally to a printing surface. This centuries-old form of transferring ink to a page has survived the passage of time, evolving with each new generation to produce the highest possible print quality.

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Why Offset

Producing the highest possible print quality, our pressmen elegantly transfer ink to paper using an offset press, creating sophisticated print products in our state-of-the-art pressroom. Offset printing has a reputation for producing startling colour, sharp detail, and unparalleled results. Let’s pause on colour—with offset printing, custom inks and pantones are matched with greater fidelity than other types of print, creating the vibrancy you desire.

Another benefit? Offset printing is more affordable when printing large quantities. So whether you’re printing presentation folders, catalogues, or brochures, you can save money without sacrificing quality and end up with a beautiful printed product that defies expectation.

Finish Options

Add depth and dimension to your print piece with one of our finishing options. From luxurious glosses to muted finishes and coatings that pop, let’s collaborate and add some personality to your business card, catalogue, brochure or calendar.

Varnish
In the simplest terms, a varnish is basically clear ink and can be applied with a gloss, satin, or matte finish. It can be applied in multiple ways. A flood varnish covers the entire printed page for protection or to create a sheen, while a spot varnish allows you to highlight specific areas of a printed piece, adding shine and depth to specific elements on a page.
Aqueous Coating
Aqueous coatings, or AQ coatings, are a clear, fast-drying water-based finish used to protect printed pieces and provide a high-gloss or matte surface that deters dirt and fingerprints. In addition to improving the durability of printing products, AQ coating also looks beautiful on brochures, catalogue covers, and presentation folders. Did we mention they are also more environmentally friendly than varnishes and UV coatings?
Embossing/ Debossing
Embossing and debossing are the processes of creating either raised or recessed relief images and designs in paper and other materials. An embossed pattern is raised against the background, while a debossed pattern is sunken into the surface of the material. This process adds depth to your printed piece and can be combined with other finishes to accentuate your brand, project, or product features.

Made With Offset

Court Living came to Globe looking to print a luxury brochure to promote and sell their new condos and to embody their vision of “refined modern residences.” We knew immediately that offset printing was their best option, especially since they wanted to use a specific pantone and print on a specific paper stock—in other words, they were looking for the highest quality they could get, AKA offset printing. With an embossed cover and perfect binding, the result is as beautiful as it is bold. Take a look.