The winning work showcases exemplary use of multiple finishing techniques to printability on multiple varieties of papers.
The Pragati Wall Calendar 2018, with a run length of 4,000, is printed on the Komori Lithorne G29 and G40. Post-press includes printing on metPET, micro-embossing, foiling with overprinting, gloss, matte and texture UV varnishes. The flyleaf has two types of screen varnishes, gloss and pearl.
The CHI Calendar 2018, with a run length of 1,200, is printed on Komori Lithorne G29 and G40. Post-press includes gloss raised UV, raised UV with gold particles, and micro-embossing and foiling with overprinting.
The Bang Wall Calendar 2018, with a run length of 3,500, is Komori Lithorne G40. Press-press involves colour separation for extended gamut and various micro-embossing finishes.
The Palai Table Calendar, with a run length of 400, is printed on SBS board, 1.2mm binding board, and 170gsm coated matte art paper on Mitsubishi Diamond v3000. Post-press includes matte lamination, die-cutting and fabrication with magnets for cover to open 360 degrees to form a calendar with 3D structure.
The shortlisted companies in this category were
Almats Branding Solutions
Lovely Offset Printers
Screen Art Enterprises