Application to paper stock (generally cover stock) of a metallic, tissue-like material that resembles foil, available in a variety of colors and patterns.
Pressing a heated die onto a sheet of foil, releasing the foil from its backing and adhering it to a substrate.
A process of adhering a thin sheet of metallic foil to paper using a press stamping processes. Foils are available in a range of colors, most commonly gold and silver.
A decorating technique that uses dies, heat, pressure and colored foil. The foil image is transferred to the cover creating an upscale graphic effect.
Heating a foil imprint onto a surface. Only a one-color imprint is possible for Foil Stamping.
To stamp printed materials with a die that leave a foil impression on the sheet.
Process in which a metal plate or die is heated and then pressed against oil into a surface causing the pigments of the foil to transfer to the surface. Also called hot stamping.
A letterpress term referring to a method of printing that releases foil from its backing when stamped with the heated die. Also called block print, hot foil stamp and stamp.
Foils made of metal or other materials, available in various colors, are carried on a plastic sheet and transferred through a stamping process onto paper.