Taming a spot UV

The following tutorial showcases the potential of the spot UV printing process. As the name loosely suggests, a clear varnish is applied to chosen spots (or areas) of a printed piece. This has the effect of highlighting and drawing attention to that part of the design, and adding varied textures on a single printed surface.

A one-colour, spot UV can give a really subtle yet bespoke and tactile feel to portfolio boxes or promotional material, which prospective clients or employers will go crazy over. This is why we chose a black matt laminate with a spot UV 'sea-life' themed logo graphic on top, for our new promo packs and business cards.

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