• Thermography

    A process which applies powder to freshly printed ink which fuses when heated resulting in raised print on the surface of the paper or the board. Giving print an added dimension and a very durable finish which makes it ideal on business cards and invites.

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  • Foiling

    A heated metal die of the required design is used to stamp the foil onto the material. These foils are available in a variety of finishes, metallic and matt plus a wide spectrum of colour. Foiling can be applied to most items; including heavy thickness of board.

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  • UV Varnishing
    UV Varnishing

    A varnish is applied to selected areas of the design or across the entire piece. The varnish is then cured with UV light which leaves a hard gloss shine where applied and has the effect of lifting the image on a printed piece.

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  • Embossing / Debossing
    Embossing / Debossing

    An engraved die is used to indent an area of design on the paper or board. Embossed makes the image stand out of the paper. Dembossed is the opposite makes the image sink into the paper. Both add an element of touch and feel which can be combined well with other finishes.

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  • Laminating

    A matt, gloss or soft touch film is applied after printing to enhance the look and feel of the print. It also protects the material extending the use of the finished goods. Ideally used for business cards; report covers; folders and menus.

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  • Die Cutting
    Die Cutting

    A metal die is made to stamp out a particular shape, such as a folder or windows in a document cover. This can also be used to apply decorative cut outs in invitations and brochures.

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  • Litho Printing
    Litho Printing

    Litho printing is a technique where the inked image is transferred from a metal plate to a rubber blanket, Typically, printing plates are attached to a cylinder in the press. Ink is applied to the plate’s image area and transferred via the blanket to the paper.

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  • Digital Printing
    Digital Printing

    In digital printing, an image is sent directly to the printer using digital files such as PDFs and those from graphics software such as Illustrator and InDesign. This eliminates the need for a printing plate, which is used in offset printing, which can save money and time.

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  • Duplexing / triplexing
    Duplexing / triplexing

    Where two or three sheets are glued together to produce heavier business cards or invites. This process has extensive possibilities where different colours; types and weights of material can be combined to produce highly impressive printed material.

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About Us

Darwin Print Solutions can trace it’s history back nearly 40 years in and around the Shoreditch area. In that time we have seen the area change and evolve into what is now London’s most creative, engaged district. A hub for designers, artists, musicians and actors.

We are conveniently located in a railway arch close to the Hoxton overground station. If you pop down you will be able to see the wide variety of work we have produced for our varied customer base – from local trendy hotels; small start ups; local designers to high end design agencies. You will be able to see and feel the wide and varied beautiful different  paper stocks we have access too. With options of litho printing and digital printing plus specialist thermographic; letterpress and screen printing, finished off with simple trimming – or specialist finishing the choice is yours – all under one railway arch!! We hold an extensive range of papers in stock which means we are capable of quick emergency jobs.

Every job is important to us – no matter how small. Printing perfection is our passion.



Litho Print, Embossing/Debossing, Envelopes, Numbering, Digital Print, Perfect Binding, Letterpress, Perfect Binding, Foil Blocking, Duplexing/Triplexing, Large Format Posters, Architects Plans, Die Cutting, Thermography, Round Cornering, Drilling, Laminating, Spot UV Varnish, Scanning, Bespoke.

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Contact Us

    Unit 55, Containerville
    38-40 The Oval
    London E2 9DT

    Tel: 020 7729 6537 Email: info@darwinprint.com