Earlier this year Auckland digital specialists Five Star Print produced a fantastic catalogue to showcase their digital print capabilities to customers and the wider print community. The finished product is full of ICON digital papers and print embellishments including CMYK, digital gold, silver, white and clear toner. Thanks Five Star for choosing the below papers to create your catalogue. Notturno 300gsm (cover) Advance Laser 120gsm Evergreen Environment Desert Storm 324gsm Evergreen Environment Birch Birch 216gsm Silk Matt 150gsm [gallery ids="1941,1940,1938,1939,1936"] PRINT - Five Star Print CLIENT - Self Promotion STOCK - Various PPRINT SPEC - Various CMYK, gold, silver, white clear with a PUR bound...


Auckland digital specialists Studio Q chose the beautiful simplicity and raw unbleached look of ICON Kraftpak Kraft for the cover of this YEARS GONE BY album for well known New Zealand illustrators Tom Scott and Jacob Yikes. The internal illustrations were showcased on ICON Advance laser 150gsm which provides a perfect smooth flat look to take in all the detail of the artists impressions. [gallery ids="1921,1919"] PRINT - Studio Q CLIENT - Tom Scott and Jacob Yikes STOCK - Kraftpak Kraft 350gsm (cover) and Advance Laser 150gsm (text) PRINT SPEC - CMYK on a Ricoh 9100 production press    

White is the new black

    New Digital toner technology from leading OEM's Ricoh and Fuji Xerox is allowing printers to become increasingly more diverse with the range of capabilities possible. The new Fuji Xerox Iridesse and Ricoh 7200sx have added a 5th colour engine to include white alongside traditional CMYK cartridges. Having white in the press now allows printers to create a base layer under CMYK, producing vibrant images on coloured stocks and transparencies that previously wasnt very effective. The above image was produced on the new Ricoh 7200sx using white + CMYK on ICON Stardream Fuschia. This image is a great example of how white undreneath CMYK transforms an image on a coloured...