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Catalogues & Flyers for Artist Lorraine Fossi

Catalogue & Flyer printing for Lorraine Fossi, artist.Lorraine Fossi, an artist who lives and works in South London, recently commissioned Southside Print London Bridge to print a 52-page catalogue of her 2015/16 work. This was digitally printed and is A5 landscape in size, being full colour and produced using Southside Print‘s digital printing presses. The catalogue uses 250gsm silk coated stock for the covers and 170gsm paper weight for internal pages. It was designed by Deborah Puiggali and Southside Print‘s Matt Potter helped to edit a few photos, check the consistency of the fonts and set up the final print-ready file before the catalogue was sent to print. Southside Print also printed a full colour Private View flyer, also on silk coated stock, to publicise Lorraine’s ‘Art Salon’ events (more about those below).

About Lorraine Fossi

Lorraine was originally an architect, having been born into a family of artists and architects in Paris. After studying architecture at The Beaux-Arts she went on to graduate with an MA (with distinction) in Fine Arts, in September 2015, from the City & Guilds of London Art School. There, she also won the City & Guilds School Art Prize. Read more

A3 Display Boards for Fit4Less Gym, Southwark

Display panels printed for Fit4Less of SouthwarkWith a new Gym about to be opened in Southwark, Fit4Less contacted Southside Print, London Bridge, to print a set of A3 display boards showing the layout and look of the new SE1 gym. Southside Print produced these in full colour, using its digital press, with the printouts being mounted to white 5mm Foamex; a semi-rigid, lightweight material which is perfect for such a job. Some of the images can be seen in the image above.

About Fit4Less

Fit4Less describes itself as ‘the smart, affordable gym‘ and one look at the photos and the pricing certainly confirms what they say. With the very latest fitness equipment – and lots of it – as well as smart, contemporary colours, the new Southwark gym certainly looks the part. The pre-sale launch price of only £16.99 per month, with no contract, no joining fee and unlimited use is, without doubt, the best deal we’ve seen from any South London gym we can think of. Where do we sign up? (Here!). You can even sample the gym, free of charge, by taking up their offer of a free 1-day Guest Pass. Fit4Less are opening their SE1 branch on 23rd February – just days away at time of writing – so don’t miss out on the incredible pre-sale launch offer.

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for”

Fit4Less has everything you’d expect from a modern, cutting-edge gym including Read more

Litho Printing – When Only the Best Will Do

Litho printing services

At Southside Print in London Bridge, we’re very lucky to have both digital printing and litho printing facilities all in-house. While many London printers only offer the digital printing process, Southside Print customers benefit from all that lithographic printing has to offer — including:

Ultimate quality

Litho printing delivers the ultimate possible quality for the production of sales and marketing literature. Indeed, litho printing is the printing process by which all other commercial printing processes are benchmarked; within the printing trade we often appraise printing generated by digital printing presses to see how close to litho quality it is. While some high-end digital presses come close, none quite reach the ultimate quality which comes as standard when using litho printing presses.

But it doesn’t end there …

Varnishes & sealants

Litho printing presses also allow us to print varnishes which will give your printing an extra lustre or finish. For example matt or, more commonly, silk or gloss varnishes will ‘lift’ the colour depth, while printed machine sealants offer extra protection from fingerprinting. This is particularly important for dark or highly saturated colours which are being printed onto coated paper or board stocks.

Spot colour matching

Our litho printing presses also allow us to print ‘spot colour’ inks which are pre-mixed, highly accurate, Pantone matched liquid inks which are simply impossible to print using digital printing equipment.  Spot colour printing results in exact colour matching, to Pantone standards, meaning that we can print an exact colour match for special colours and important corporate/brand colours which have been specified using Pantone reference numbers. This exact matching is possible without any other reference being required, including any visual reference. For example we know that Pantone 485 is a particular bright red and Pantone 282 is a particular kind of ‘midnight blue’, and so on. Such colour accuracy is not possible using digital printing presses which simply approximate colours using combinations of the 4 standard ‘process’ colours of cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Read more