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How to make a great impression with your wedding invitations

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How to make a great impression with your wedding invitations

Wedding invitations are very important. Yes, they have all of the logistical information needed for guests to attend your wedding and have a wonderful time, but they are also your guests’ first impressions of your wedding and what to expect. With this in mind, it is important to put some careful

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Design Tip - Line Weight

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Why is line weight so important with letterpress, foil stamping and screen printing? To answer that we have to look at the process a little bit. We are using certain materials in print that make line weight in artwork something that we have to consider when we start designing. We are using photopolymer plates
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What is Foil Stamping?

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Foil in regards to printing is typically a metallic finish applied to the substrate. Common shades of foil are silver and gold and even those come in a number of colors and finishes, such as shiny and dull. 
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Emboss vs. Deboss

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When it comes to letterpress printing, this is probably one of the most common questions we get asked. What is the difference between an emboss and a deboss. It makes sense that this could be confusing, they sound very similar, but how they actually is quite different. 
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Welcome to Public - A New Kansas City Letterpress Shop

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Welcome to Public Print and Supply. We are glad  you found your way here. We hope that this initial post will help clarify what Public is and why we exist. Public is a Kansas City based print shop that specializes in letterpress and screen printing.
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