In embossing a two-part die (sandwiching the paper between the two pieces) is used to raise an image above the surface of the paper.
Embossing is often referred to as the third dimension in your design. To be really comprehensive, embossing or debossing is truly the fourth dimension. Raising type or an image within your design adds texture by creating shadow and depth – literally adding allure to your brochures, letterheads and business cards.
Embossing can be done either over printing (registered emboss) or on a blank paper (blind embossing).« Back to Glossary Index