A method of stitching brochures in which they are opened over a saddle shaped support and stitched through the back.
Term used to classify a wide range of typefaces as those which are devoid of finishing strokes.
A smooth finished paper with a sheen to the surface.
A crease made in paper or card so that folding will not damage it.
A screen is a thin transparent film onto which is printed a very fine matrix. A screen enables a continuous tone image such as a photograph or transparency, which cannot be reproduced by most printing process, to be broken down Screens are also used to print tints of solid colours by altering the size or spacing of the dots. Screens are referred to in terms of DPI (dots per inch) or dots per centimetre and the finer the screen, the better the quality of reproduction. into tiny dots which can be printed and which from a normal viewing distance give the illusion of continuous tone.
The number of lines per inch (or centimetre) on a halftone or tint screen, equal to the number of dots per inch on the printed image.
A sheet folded to create four or more book pages.
Short stroke at the ends of stems, arms and tails of characters.
Term for the unwanted transfer of printing ink from a printed sheet to a surface facing it.
A single sheet of paper.
A printing press into which sheets are fed.
A perforated line running down the sides of a form.
A mthod of binding loose page documents - similar to wiro binding in uses but provides a more durable finish for use in applications such as user guides and school diaries
A colour that is printed not using four colour printing, but printed using self-coloured inks such as Pantone.
Unlike conventional the screen is made up of dots which are randomly distributed to create a tonal change illusion. The greater the number of dots located within a specific area the darker the tone. The dots are usually smaller than conventional screening so the definition tends to be better.
A colour specimen.