• File preparation for foiling jobs

    Dynamic Print Norwich Vector based image
    Dynamic Print Norwich Raster based image

    Vector format

    Raster format

  • Artwork check

    Our studio team are happy to cast their expert eye over the artwork you send in and flag up any errors they can see.


    If you're new to supplying artwork and want a more in depth artwork check this would be chargeable.


    Please note: We will not check spelling, punctuation or grammar!

  • Board weight

    What weight to choose is a tricky one. Standard business cards are usually 300 or 350gsm. We use uncoated stocks from GF Smith and Fedrigoni. These come in a range of finishes and weights and are the more creative papers and boards.


    The picture below shows a close-up of a 700gsm white, 540gsm grey and 350gsm black board.

    Dynamic Print Norwich picture showing 350gsm, 540gsm and 700gsm weight boards.
  • Production times and delivery

    Please be aware that we work on a 7-10 working day turnaround time. This might well be extended to 10-15 working days during busy times. We will however do everything we can to accommodate you.


    There are occasions where we have to wait for stock to arrive. Unusual or special makings require 7-10 days to get to us.


    Production times are based on once payment and print ready artwork has been received.

  • Printed samples?

    Digital proofs are available from £7.50+VAT.


    We're often asked if we will supply a printed sample. We can produce a digitally printed proof and we can usually do this on the stock you require unless it's a special order item like GF Smith or Fedrigoni's boards.


    Foil printed samples? Unfortunately the costs involved prohibit this service. We need to make metal dies and set the machines etc. It can be nearly the cost of your job just to print samples.

  • Envelopes

    We supply standard gummed diamond flap envelopes for wedding stationery in white only. We have to buy in either 250, 500 or 1000 of most envelopes and risk having our shelves full of part packs. It is better to source envelopes from the internet and buy them in 10's and 50's.

Hot Foil printing.

It's what we do!

YES! We can gilt edge cards. Please ask.

This is what makes us unique, we have four foiling machines. One dates back to the 50's. They are built to last and give beautiful results. These machines give us the ability to print different materials and print areas.


We Hot Foil print invitations and business cards, book jackets, diary covers as well as letterheads and compliment slips.


We enhance print making it beautiful!

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Fancy foil printing?

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The benefits of Hot Foil printing?

The best way to use Hot Foil printing is to use it to enhance traditional litho print or digital print. Use it as an accent rather than blitzing the job and using foil everywhere the result will look trashy rather than elegant.

Hot Foil printing, embossing, debossing which one?

Every day people say they want embossing but they mean foiling. Look at the images below to help you decide what you want. Embossing will add 50-100% more cost to your job but blind debossing is the same price as foiling.

Hot foil printing, blind embossing, foil and embossing & blind debossing - all by Dynamic Print really usefull printing Norwich

Hot Foil printing

Blind embossing

Foil & embossing

Blind debossing

What is Hot Foil?

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Foil is printed by using heat & pressure. Heat to activate a glue that's on the back of the foil and pressure to push the

foil in to the sheet. Gold and silver are the most common, but there are lots of shades, satin and effect foils too.

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Preparing artwork for Hot Foil printing?

Vector eps artwork please. Foil layer to be solid black with a visual to show foil printed area. All fonts converted to outlines. Steer clear of tones and tints! They don't re-produce well when foiling. If in doubt email us for hints & tips.

Dynamic Print Norwich is the trading name of Dynamic Impressions Ltd based at 7 Page Road, Sweet Briar Industrial Estate, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 2BX.

Suppliers of quality print and graphic design in Norwich. We are Litho printers, Digital printers and Foil printers.

© Dynamic Impressions Ltd 2019