The sample for IHFF, with a run length of 1,000, has a rich and vivid cover with text around images, plus a pop-up on the centrespread. The book is side-stitched and hardbound, with velvet lamination and spot UV on all pages.
The sample for IITT, with a run length of 1,500, is a hardbound book with tray-type binding, and features UV on all pages and punching strips on pop-up and gold foil on cover.
Dhote calls the sample for AceTech, created for an exhibition, the ‘mother brochure’, with each page filled with unparalleled work of art and colour. Printed on 300gsm and 170gsm Mont Blanc paper and metPET, the job involves over 36 processes.
The sample for XDS is printed with CMYK, yellow, blue and purple, where the blending of colours in the text gives it a surreal look. Each page showcases the sample of a window glass covering.
The shortlisted companies in this category were
Progressive Printing Press