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case bindingBooks are beautiful creatures within themselves, but there are a few things that we can do to enhance their visual appeal. Things like Japanese Ribbon Binding and custom artwork can do a lot to give your book some much needed flair, but there is a lot to say about the elegance of foil stamping. Today we’re going to be taking a look at foil stamping and giving you the knowledge you need to decide whether or not this style of embossing is right for your next custom book project. Let’s get started.

What is Foil Stamping?

Foil stamping is the application of metallic or colorful foil onto a book’s surface using a heated die. This process is permanent and gives the book a unique, elegant appearance. There are a wide variety of colors, metals, and finishes that you can order that will match the aesthetic of your custom book. Because foil is an opaque material, it will be sure to stand out wherever you choose to place it.

What Is Foil Stamping Used For?

When you want to bring the flair out of your project, then you may enjoy employing some foil stamping. You can have your name, or the name of the person you are giving the book to, embossed onto the side of the book to personalize it in a way that will make it special for years to come. Not only that, but you can use very dark paper or binding to create a highly contrasted visual. Metallic pop right out of black leather or deep, gem-tones like ruby or sapphire. This gives you a lot more options for dynamic colors to utilize for your custom book project.


Advantage Book Binding can help you create the printed book you’ve always wanted!

Are you interested in having a bound novel?  Are you entering the workforce, interested in a bound portfolio to showcase your work?  Advantage Book Binding offers plenty of services and binding types that are perfect for suiting your needs.

Advantage Book Binding can advise you as to what kind of binding style will work best for your specific project, taking into consideration budget requirements to provide you with the most cost-effective and project-specific solution for you. Please contact us today for more information, and keep up with us on FacebookGoogle +Twitter, and LinkedIn.