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How Lithography Works

Believe it or not, lithographic printing – lithography – was invented as far back as 1796 by Alois Senefelder in Bavaria. He was an author and actor and needed a cheap way to reproduce plays and books. The word lithography is derived from two Greek words meaning “to write” and “stone”.  Lithography was originally used […]

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Book Conference Hears Of Rising Paper Costs

Delegates at the Future Book Forum in Munich hosted by Canon heard that paper prices are on the increase. Deputy chief Executive of UK printer T J International said that the fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote in June has involved his company in higher costs because the bulk of […]

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What Is A Wide Format Printer?

A wide format printer – also known as a large format printer – is a computer controlled printing machine that can handle print roll widths of between 18” and 100”. There are some machines that can handle even wider print rolls and these are described as super wide, or grand, format. Wide format printing is […]

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Decisions, Decisions: Which Font To Use?

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different fonts available, and for many people this means that they agonise over the choice of the “right” font for a particular job, forgetting for a moment that what one person considers “right” will be the opposite of what someone else does. Here are a few of our […]

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Litho Printing –v- Digital Printing: What’s the Difference?

To be brief, digital printing uses toners on a press, which makes it very similar to your office printer, while litho printing uses wet ink and printing plates. For longer runs, litho printing is best – that’s for upwards of 2,000 – while for the shorter runs digital is cheaper. The reason for that is […]

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We’ve Moved!

The team at Newstyle Print are pleased to announce that due to an expansion of the business, we have now moved to larger offices located at the Ashwell Business Units, Ashwell Road in Rutland. Our delightful rural setting allows for design creativity, customer care and product development. The studio is now available for visits located […]

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