Cold Foil vs. Hot Foil for Labels

Posted by Advanced Labels NW

Hot foil embossed label design

Adding foil is an effective way to enhance the quality of your labeled products. Depending on your needs, we may use cold foil, or hot foil, and at times no foil at all– when a metallized substrate will work best.


You certainly don't need to become a foil expert, we will always engineer and print your labels with the best solutions for your project. But curious clients often ask about the difference between hot foil and cold foil for labels, so this is just basic information for those interested.

 

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Topics: Flexo Labels, Cold Foil, Hot Foil, How To, Foil Stamping, Graphic Design, Digital Labels

Make Your Labels Shine With Foil

Posted by Advanced Labels NW

Hot Stamp Label Sample, foil labelsWhen your adhesive labels need that little something extra to make them stand out on the shelf, consider adding a foil hot stamp or cold foil treatment. Foil can be used to highlight part of your label design, to make an eye catching logo that will be shared by all your labels, or as a simple border that offers a little more pop than a basic black line. While gold and silver are most common, both hot stamp foil and cold foil come in a rainbow of colors; there are even some holographic patterns (see the Three Lakes WInery image below). Foil embellishments are a great way to elevate your brand and get your labels talking.

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Topics: Flexo Labels, Cold Foil, Hot Foil, Foil Stamping, Graphic Design, Digital Labels

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