Since the 1960s, people have been doing what used to be called ‘rub downs’ to get the foil to adhere to the ink beneath it. But now, rather than relying on the heat and pressure of a stylus rubbing the transfer, we use heat and the press to reactivate our ink and get the foil to stick. It’s quite ingenious but very hard to do well, which is why we have spent years testing and
Our digital foiling is now so good that it beats traditional foil in several important ways.
Have a look at this beautiful card we created using a gold digital foil over a matte celloglazed sheet. This was then fused back to back to form a 700gsm finished piece.Read More
It’s not enough to believe in something, we need to lead by example. Like everything at Carbon8, we want to be market leaders in managing our ecological footprint. We do our best to look after our internal and external environments in order to help save this beautiful world of ours for generations to come.
Here are some of the ways we are ensuring our impact is as light as possible.Read More