Definition: Hot Foil Stamping is the application of metallic or pigmented foil on to a solid surface by application of a heated die onto foil, making it permanently adhere to the surface below leaving the design of the die. Once foil is applied, this is a permanent process. Foil: Foils come in a wide selection of colours and finishes, from the most commonly used metallic gold and silver to foils with pearlescent and holographic effects.
In our words: Foil is a specialty finishing treatment that can be added to any of your printed products. Foil can come in various colours and finishes. From the most commonly used metallic gold and silver to foils with pearlescent and holographic effects. The image above has five colours used to create the AEM logo.