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#PrintingProcesses: Screen printing

Printing Processes

After we took a closer look at gravure printing, one of the oldest printing processes still in use today, in this edition of #PrintingProcesses we take you into the world of screen printing. Historically, it’s considered the fourth printing process and is also called stencil printing. If you combine screen printing with suitable ink, you can print on almost any flat material, such as textiles, glass, ceramics, paper and even stone.

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#PrintingProcesses: Gravure Printing

Printing Processes

Let’s move on with our new series #PrintingProcesses and one of the oldest printing processes still in use today: gravure printing. As early as the Middle Ages, people produced copperplate engravings (a graphic gravure printing process) with an image depicted in the recesses. Since then, gravure printing has developed over a long time and is used today for banknotes, cosmetics packaging, magazines and many more.

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#PrintingProcesses: Flat Printing

Printing Processes

For the second installment of our new #PrintingProcesses series, we’re focusing our attention on flat printing, also known as Lithography. Developed in Munich, Germany, by a penniless playwright, it offered a cheap and efficient printing method that quickly gained popularity all over Europe.

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#PrintingProcesses: Relief Printing

Printing Processes

We are starting our new series #PrintingProcesses with the original, first-ever printing process: Relief Printing. With this technique you cut an inverted version of your intended print into a plank of wood, linoleum or metal plates, apply the ink onto the plate and press it down on paper to create the image, like a stamp.

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