Beautifully printed book boxes always add a touch of class to print projects

If you want to add a touch of class to your books, to make them stand out as quality, high-end publications, nothing adds value quite so much as a beautifully printed and made slipcase. Whether called slipcases, presentation book boxes, or collector book boxes, they can make the difference both to single publications and to sets or series of books. They give a unique look and feel and can be customised so as to either showcase original artwork or give the impression of old-fashioned elegance or of a luxury gift. A boxed set makes an ideal present and looks great [...]

Only for connoisseurs: Jackie Chan has chosen to shelter his amazing life story into a luxury collector box

Everyone who loves action movies has watched at least one starring martial arts master and Hollywood star Jackie Chan. His appearance on screen is always associated with amazing stunts, incredible fight scene choreographies, and subtle comedic performances. He has had a remarkable career... But what do we know about the man behind Jackie Chan's characters? Omaké publishing house, a company specializing in new and original publications, chose Pulsio Print to showcase Jackie Chan’s exciting life story. Jackie Chan's boxed set is a luxury collector's edition, containing an autobiography, a photo album with nearly 160 photos commented on by the author, [...]

Pulsio Print has won the prestigious innovation award of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry France-Bulgaria and the Ministry of European Affairs

This year, the jury recognised Pulsio Print for their innovative Web to Print solution. The Chamber of Commerce & Industry France-Bulgaria awards are an important event in the year for joint French-Bulgarian companies. This year, the second year the awards have taken place, at a ceremony on the 17th of December, Pulsio Print was given the award for innovation for their groundbreaking web to print system. Pulsio Print’s management received the award alongside guests of honour Mrs. Florence Robin, the French Ambassador to Bulgaria, and Martin Danovski, President of the Board of Directors of the European Investment Funds. Pulsio Print [...]

Faithful colour rendering every time

When it comes to full-colour printing, just being good enough isn’t good enough. The end result needs to be perfect. That’s the minimum required quality standard. After the time and care spent creating your design, whether for a showcase company brochure, product launch marketing material, a graphic novel or a book of fine-art reproductions, you need to be able to find a way of converting your design into a beautiful end product, looking and feeling exactly how you envisaged the physical items to be when you finalised the design. How can you be certain that you will get this premium [...]

Digital Printing or Offset Printing: How To Choose Which is Right for You

As with everything in the modern world, printing has been changed by the arrival of the digital era. But not as much as other industries, because traditional printing is still important. The drive for fast turnarounds, variable-data print runs, and print-on-demand has led to the development of high-quality digital printing presses. This has created new options and technical advancements. So is modern digital always better than traditional mechanical? The answer is no, and this article will tell you why.  The difference between digital printing and offset printing lies in the way the text and images are transferred onto the [...]

Edge painted, patterned, gilded … Which outer edge style do you want?

Edge painting Each book has its own unique appearance, but the surest way to give it an out-of-the-ordinary look is to make its outer edges different from those of other books – either by colouring, by gilding, or with a pattern. To do this, the process of finishing your book must end with edge painting. In the following we will see what edge painting is, where it comes from, what its current status is, and in particular how Pulsio Print can help you embellish your books by applying this technique. What is edge painting? Today we call "edge painting" [...]

Catalogue printing: How to choose the right format and make it successful

The choice of the final format of a catalogue or brochure is among the first issues that need to be resolved when developing this sales tool. The first parameter influencing this choice is the marketing design, created by sales managers and realised by the photographer / graphic designer and the editor. Then come the technical choices. Many possibilities are available and many options influence the production costs and appearance of a catalogue. Both paper and machine limitations must be taken into account. Standard formats and custom formats For all document printing – catalogues, brochures or any other media – standard [...]

Lamination and selective varnish: finishes of choice adding value to your printing!

Lamination: optimal protection with a refined appearance The true brand image of a publisher, laminating is the process of applying a clear plasticized protective film (polypropylene, cellulose acetate or polyester) to an entire printed surface. Generally used for covers, it will protect the document from possible alterations, preserve it from wear and above all embellish it by reinforcing its quality. Applicable on all papers from 170g, it can be matte, gloss or satin. Appreciated for the refined and sober effect that it provides, matte lamination, while protecting the work, admirably accentuates the brilliance and contrast of the colours involved, and [...]

Matte or gloss? The choice is yours!

Let's start at the beginning: lamination is the process of applying a plastic film to print media to give a perfect finish to your printed documents. It protects the medium from staining and wear and tear during transport or use. It lengthens the life of your catalogues, flyers, technical documents, reports and so on. It acts to stiffen paper, to avoid damaging or creasing flyers for example. It gives a high-quality look and feel to all your printed documents. Why choose gloss lamination? Gloss lamination makes colours bright and vibrant. It’s flashy and attractive – this is why it adapts [...]

In the spotlight: high-end printing

Give your catalogue printing a high-end look, like this example by PEUGEOT for the PARIS DAKAR rally. Your company’s quality is revealed by your printing choices! With an elegant foam-padded cover, high-resolution illustrations, hot stamping for silver and gold type, a selective varnish to make your photos three-dimensional, as well as a finish that propels your catalogue into another dimension, the end result is luxurious, aesthetically refined, and valuable, with images of sublime quality. For this Peugeot catalogue, an original client gift that drives the image of the brand, the choices of printing, finishing and materials have been thought-through from [...]