“Who would have thought accountants would appreciate such beautifully presented print?” asked the judges after being comprehensively wowed by the quality and attention to detail displayed in the Empress entry.
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More clients are embracing illustration-led design and exacting print for their reports and accounts. No exception are Howdens, Derwent, Informa and property company U+I, all of whom turned to the south-east London printer to shake up their spreadsheets. U+I is a photogenic business demanding high-quality imagery. And when it came to presenting its numbers, the client was no less demanding on aesthetics. All financials and figures came within a detachable 8pp cover and a cloth-lined book block. That block was section sewn and bound into white buckram-style cloth, while magazine-style front sections meant the smart money had to be on Empress Litho for a win.
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“Burberry and Schroders were outstanding examples of how uncoated paper should be printed,” said judges. The heavy Burberry envelope and cover gave a luxury feel to the report. Choice of a 100% recycled paper will not only have won green brownie points but also clean, bright, smooth surfaces. Schroders’ report was completed on a tight budget, yet use of creative papers, die-cutting and foiling ensured lavish impact.
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