Letterpress Printed Labels
Custom printed with your own artwork
We produce high quality letterpress printed labels for both business and home users. Our letterpress labels are printed on a vintage 1960s Heidelberg platen to very high standards. This is a one of a kind printing technique for that extra special occasion.
Our letterpress labels can be printed in any choice of Pantone Colours you desire, it's definitely a specialist product for those who know the prestige that letterpress printing brings to your products. Most popular colours are the metallic gold and silver Pantone colours.
These are the most prestige labels that we produce and they come in a wide selection handy shapes and sizes. We have made available a vast selection that are available to purchase instantly online. Due to the extra processes involved in letterpress printing we have a lead-time of approximately 1 week from artwork approval. To place an order or just to view prices, select a shape from the ones available below. Read More...
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You'll be presented with all available stock sizes that can be ordered instantly online. All prices you see include VAT & delivery.
Absolutely No Risk
It's time to relax, your order will be processed by our professional staff, who each have many years of print industry experience. Your order is very important to both you and us, so we treat it with the respect it deserves. If you are not entirely happy with your order, we promise to reprint it asap or give you a full refund.
In the past few years, our staff have produced more than 7,000 individual label orders for over 5,000 clients. With a return rate of less then 0.1% for all orders. These figures alone show the dedication and quality of our work. We have wisely invested in high-end printing presses to cater for all printing requirements.
100% based in the UK, our sales staff will help you through your order if necessary. Our friendly team will take your order over the phone if you prefer, or via email. If you have any queries relating to an order, we can answer them straight away. Once you receive your order, we invite you to write a short review of your purchase which eventually gets displayed publicly on our website.
Everyone has a duty to preserve the environment. We try to be as environmentally friendly as possible. We recycle all waste and printing consumables. The inks that we use have been made as environmentally friendly as possible and ink waste is disposed of using environmentally safe processes.
70 gsm Uncoated Letterpressed Paper
Our letterpress paper labels predominately used indoors. Popular for wedding labels and other prestigious events, our letterpress labels will certainly impress. When printed you will notice a slight embossing of images and text, an effect only achieved with the letterpress process.
We print letterpress labels using Pantone Inks. You will need to setup your artwork with the correct inks specified. We do not print halftones or tints on the letterpress, only solid blocks of colour and text. Ensure hairlines are set to a 1pt minimum as thinner lines can be broken during the printing plate exposure. If you require any help, please call us to ensure you understand this process.
Our letterpress paper labels come in both a permanent and removable adhesive. The permanent adhesive is used when you do not need to remove the label after application. After a short period of time, the permanent adhesive bonds with the surface and it gets more difficult to remove. The removable adhesive is used for temporary labelling only. The adhesive will not adhere strongly making them easy to remove without leaving any residue. Ideally stuck to smooth surfaces such as book and magazine covers. The removable adhesive is not recommended for lapel labels/stickers as the adhesive is not quite strong enough, you would require permanent adhesive but we always advise testing some samples first to ensure they work with your garments.
Our service is amongst the very best. We proof your design via email within a few hours of your order. The proof you receive has been checked for errors by our experienced pre-press staff and is ready to hit the press. As soon as you approve your electronic PDF proof, the countdown has started. We will print, trim and pack your order for delivery within approximately 5 working days subject to the current workload.
Next Day Delivery Service
Once your label order has been printed and packed up, our courier will collect it from us and it will be booked in for next day delivery (excluding weekends and holidays). Somebody will need to be in to sign for the parcel as our courier cannot leave it without an authorised signature at the address stated. If you require, you can have it delivered to your work address, simply fill in the correct delivery address within the online checkout. Be sure to add your correct phone number and email address as this is used by the courier when delivering your parcel.
Track your order
Once you place an order with us online, you will receive your order number. You can login to your account on our website and check the status of your order anytime. When we update the status of your order, you will be notified via email. When your order is complete and dispatched, you will receive a tracking number from the courier. You can then login to their website to track your order through the couriers network.
If you require your labels in a hurry / immediately in most cases, we may be able to help you. Please call or email us to see when your can receive your labels at the earliest. Obviously make sure that you have artwork ready to print before you call as we will need to start the process quickly to get your order dispatched.
Size & Bleed
Always set your artwork up at the correct size, it makes it easier for everyone involved. If any of your design bleeds of the edge of the label, ensure you add at least 2mm on artwork extra on each edge of the label.
We print using Pantone® Colours only. You will more than likely need a professional graphic designer to setup your letterpress label artwork. There are many thousands of Pantone® colours that you can choose from, you will need a Pantone® swatch book to go from which your local designer should have in his possession. Remember to not use tints of colour, only use solid colours when designing for letterpress.
We advise you to set your resolution to a minimum of 350dpi at actual size. This ensures that all text and graphics when printed are legible. We will usually let you know if we feel that a design will not be legible before we go to print. This is however your own responsibility as we cannot always tell from the artwork file.
CMYK 100% Black
When setting up black text, always use the CMYK colour mode as discussed earlier. You will need to ensure all text is made from 100% Black only and not a mix of RGB or CMYK colours. We can not be held responsible if your artwork is set-up incorrectly and text doesn't print as crisp as it possibly could do. We provide these artwork guides to ensure you get the best possible print. Feel free to discuss any artwork requirements with us.
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