Thursday, 30 September 2010

Design For Print : An introduction to the processes

The choice of print process is related to the choice of print materials used. Each process can be defined by the physical characteristics of the printing surface and the main techniques can be categorised into Planographic, Intaglio and Relief processes.
There are certain principles in printing that apply regardless of the particular process being used, for example; the size of the press and size of the job and setting up a 'make ready', all of which are crucial as the eventual cost and quality of a job depends on these parts of the process.

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