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Embossing vs Debossing Explained

By August 26Design
Embossing vs Debossing Explained

Embossed and Debossed card designs give a dynamic touch of elegance. The possibilities are endless but there is a lot of confusion between these two distinctive forms of letterpress printing. Some designers are familiar with the techniques but use different terms to describe it. Raised printing, pop-outs, impressions, there are many ways to describe embossing and debossing in print. Let’s take a look in detail the differences between these techniques.

Embossing is the process of creating raised patterns or letters on paperstock. Created by pressing a tightly a sheet of

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