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This book also provides all of the print studios, shops and exhibitions to visit in leeds. For you to to expand you knowledge and meet some people of print.

It’s important to understand the terminology used in print as it makes communication easier between designers, potential clients and the printing industry.

Inspirational designers that would be beneficial to look at and see some of their work.

The terms in the this glossary are the ones that have been covered in the following books, to shape your understanding. Some of them being the most commonly used terms in print.

Useful books out that can give you tips, tricks and even more guidelines when designing for print. Also websites and printing facilities in Leeds.

Use this section as point of refference whenever you come across words you are not sure of so that you can become even more of a professional when it comes to desiging for print!

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Cont ents 03


glossary 03 The a-z of print

terminology.

studios 07 The guide to

visits, ehibtions and studios.

books 09 The best books

about print.

designers

Facilities

contacts

11 The inspirational

12 The best places

14 The place for you

designers in print.

to do your print.

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to store your print contacts.


Glos sary 05


A size

CMYK

The internationally reconised size for paper.

A four colour process comonly used in digitital and litho printing which is an acronym for: cyan, magenta, yellow and black.

Art Work The design or image to be printed.

Deboss

B size

A pattern that is sunken into the surface of the material.

Paper sizes that were created in order to provide paper sizes that weren’t covered by the A series

Duotone A tonal image that is created by using two colours.

Bleed A guide around a piece of artwork that shows were the work will be cut off when printing.

Digital Print A printing process that is caried out by a computer sending information to an electronic printer

Binding A process for holding together pages in a publication.

Emboss

C size

A design that is stamped in without using ink to a substrate to create a raised surface.

The size of paper most commonly used for folders, postcards and envelopes.

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Foiling

Margins

A metalic foil pressed onto a subtrate through heat to create a reflective quality.

The space inside the pages so that the text doesnt over run.

Grids

A printing technique in which the ink is transfered from a printing plate to a blanket cylinder and then on to the stock on which it is to be printed. Also known as lithography

A way to structure the layout of a page to keep it in proportion. In the form or rows and collumns. Ink A liquid that is used to transfer images or design onto a substrate. Inks come in many different colours and shades. JPEG A file format for storing / saving photographic images. It’s most suitable when working in Photoshop.

Offset lithography

Pantone A set of specially mixed inks that are created beyond the CMYK colour process. They are commonly used by designers to create consistent colour in designs. Process colour See CMYK deffinition.

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RGB

Spot varnish

Is an acronym for red, green and blue. They are the additive primary colours, and are most comonly used in screen based design.

A varnish applied to a specific area of a printed piece. Stock The paper to be printed on.

San Serif A font without the extended end strokes.

Substrate The material, paper or surface to be printed on.

Serif A font with extended end strokes.

TIFF

Silk - Screen printing

Also know as tagged image file format is used for storing photographic images to maintain it’s resolution.

A low volume printing method where ink is passed through a screen, which carries a design on to a substrate.

Varnish A clear or tinted liquid shellac or plastic coating put on a printed item to create a glossy or dull finish.

Spot colour A printing ink specifically mixed to create a specific colour. Including metallic and flourescent inks

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leeds studio's 09


Company

Address

Colours May Vary

Munro House, Duke St, Leeds, LS9 8AG No. 0113 2442704

Dots Printhause

6 Byron St Mills Millwright Street Leeds United Kingdom LS2 7QG No. 0113 345 0080

Leeds Gallery ‘Print Festival’ 14/ 01/ 13

Munro House, Duke St, Leeds, LS9 8AG No. 0113 243 3266

On The Wall

12 Boar Lane Leeds LS1 6EN No. 0113 246 9202

Pressision

Leeds (Head Office) Units 2/3 Kingsmark Court Intercity Way, Stanningley, Leeds LS13 4LY No. 0113 239 3939

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Designer

Contact

The Print Project

www.theprintproject.co.uk

Lucy Ketchin

www.lucyketchin.tumblr.com

The Print Club

www.printclublondon.com

Olly Moss

www.ollymoss.com

The RG Gallery

www.richardgoodallgallery.com

Behance

www.behance.net

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print books 13


Name

Author

Print & Finish

Ambrose / Harris

The All New Print Production Handbook

David Bann

Production for print

Mark Gatter

extra: Encyclopaedia of Experimental Print Finishing

Franziska Morlok

Pulled: A Catalog of Screen Printing

Mike Perry

Print and Production Finishes for Promotional Items

Scott Witham

Materials, Process, Print: Creative Solutions

Daniel Mason and Angharad Lewis

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print websites 15


Name

Website

For Print Only

www.underconsideration.com

New Grids

www.newgrids.fr

The Print Studio

www.theprintstudio.tumblr.com

Leeds Print Festival

www.leedsprintfestival.com

Made Thought

www.madethought.com

The Grid System

www.thegridsystem.org

Pantone

www.pantone.co.uk

People Of Print

www.peopleofprint.com

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leeds facilities 17


Company

Address

Leeds College of Art

Blenheim Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9AQ No. 0113 202 8000

Hobbs

6-8, Queen Victoria St, Victoria Quarter, Leeds LS1 6BE No. 0113 245 4014

Printng,com

The Forsyth Business Centre 117 The Headrow LS1 5JW No. 0113 380 1695

Pressision

Units 2/3 Kingsmark Court Intercity Way, Stanningley, Leeds LS13 4LY No. 0113 239 3939

The Print Project

The Print Project, Q20 Creative Hub, Dockfield Road, Shipley, BD17 7AD No. 07968 435026

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This book has introduced some of the most influential and useful contacts in print. The following pages are for you to create yout own contacts. Printers, stockist and clients to develop your design for print journey.

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