Litho

Your masterpiece in print form

At Windmill Printing you’ll be relieved to know we have refined our methods a little since those days so if you want a perfect pantone colour match and razor sharp typography then say hello to offset lithography. Our presses allow us to print anything from small quantities of business cards to large brochures or books.

Lithography has it’s origins in Ancient Greece. Stone tablets were coated in wax or fat and etched to expose the print area before being coated with oil based ink to produce beautiful works of art.

Offset litho printing uses Pantone inks so your colour reproduction is perfect, every time, it’s also perfect for large print runs, in fact it gets cheaper the more you print, and you’re not restricted to the type of stock you want to use.

Oh and, if you want a little extra on top, like foiling, embossing, thermography or duplexing then it really is the way forward. At Windmill we love litho. And we do it really well. Let’s talk.
The Windmill Approach

High quality litho printing from Windmill is something you can be assured of. Our in-house full colour capabilities as well as excellent spot colour reproduction ensures the best result possible.

See more examples of Litho in the showcase.

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07/06/2018
A great shot of these labels by @blackfordcraftdistillery Looking forward to getting a new batch of labels ready for you next week! #vodka #labels #labelling #foiling #foilblocking #hotfoilstamping #windmillprint #windmillprinted
27/05/2018
#Repost @ButeFabricsLtd (get_repost) ??? Our branding by @graphicalhouse… https://t.co/jaZ2GB9lnA
03/05/2018
#Repost @fortytwo_studio (get_repost) ??? We love seeing the fruits of our… https://t.co/jgtb9SrNb5
03/05/2018
#Repost @fortytwo_studio (@get_repost) ??? We love seeing the fruits of our labour come back into the studio. ?? the tactility of this label is soooo nice! Another banger from @windmillprinting
03/05/2018
#Repost @butefabrics (@get_repost) ??? Our branding by @graphicalhouse taking centre stage @gfsmithpapers #showspace ?? we still love every element designed for us by the #graphicalhouse team using @colorplan_papers and a touch of #foilprinting???????? #colour #texture #bute #brandgoals #paperart #butelogo
03/05/2018
RT @Westwater137: Lovely print job back from @windmillprint - laser cut and white foil swing tags on Keaykolor. Created for Shetland Reel G…
25/01/2018
A great foil blocking and embossing job going out the door today.... @lochnessspirits #foiling #foilblocking #hotfoilstamping #hotoffthepress #embossing #emboss #windmillprint #windmillprinted #compliments
15/12/2017
Love this video! And some great shots of our labels too ?? #windmillprinted #labels #foilblocking #windmillprint… https://t.co/fQjDNLjovh
07/12/2017
A time-consuming finishing job.... But the end product makes it all worth it ?? #workinprogress #windmillprinted #binding
07/12/2017
RT @7NArchitects: Thanks to Noe Associates and @windmillprint for our new custom made stationery using @colorplanpapers from @GFSmithpapers…
14/11/2017
Some lovely stationery we've just produced for @7narchitects Designed by @noeassociates - this stationery is foil blocked white and grey and colour edged a punchy pantone yellow. And of course... its on @gfsmithpapers Colorplan. #Repost @7narchitects (@get_repost) ??? Thank you to @noeassociates and @windmillprinting for our new custom made stationary using @colorplan_papers from @gfsmithpapers #stationary #newlook #windmillprint #colorplan @foilcoltd @colorplan_papers @gfspauls #foiling #foilblocking #hotfoilstamping #hotfoil #colour #pantone #colouredged #yellow #edinburgh #edinburgharchitect #Print
14/11/2017
2 x die-cut panels on this piece for @tangentgraphic - great design and really happy with how this one turned out! #Repost @tangentgraphic (@get_repost) ??? New work with @dundeeuni — MA Liberal Arts brochure for the US market. We also created a range of promotional and informative material. — #Dundee #DundeeUniversity #University #Branding #Promotional #Print #Digital #Design #US #USA #America #Students #windmillprint #windmillprinted #lithographic #lithoprint #brochures #brochuredesign #glasgowdesigners
07/11/2017
Proud to work with @tangentgraphic on more print... #Repost @tangentgraphic (@get_repost) ??? New work with @dundeeuni — MA Liberal Arts brochure for the US market. We also created a range of promotional and informative material. — #Dundee #DundeeUniversity #University #Branding #Promotional #Print #Digital #Design #US #USA #America #students #windmillprint #windmillprinted #lithograph #lithoprint #diecutting
07/11/2017
#Repost @lilliesprotectors (@get_repost) ??? The feeling of everything falling together and ready to hit the shelves of retailers very soon // #heelprotectors #autumn2017 #fashion #trendsetter #3dprinting #health #lifestyle #heels #protectors #shoes #saveyourback #changingposture #bridalwear #blueheels #fashionista #fashionaddict #fashionstyle #fashionpost #ootd #ootdfashion #goldfoil #slipcase #whiteandgold #boxes #packagingdesign #packaging #packagingbox #packaginggoals
07/11/2017
RT @the_teasmith: Absolutely delighted that @fortytwo_studio have been awarded THREE design awards for Teasmith @thedrum @Scots_Creative #…
02/11/2017
RT @the_teasmith: Our beautiful labels coming off the printer #masterofcraft @windmillprint https://t.co/SdBOrIoITr
02/11/2017
@the_teasmith Thank you ?? a beautiful label for an amazing gin!
02/11/2017
Great to see our foiled booklets in here! https://t.co/h2JJkguyIk
31/10/2017
RT @gdfscotland: TopForm is in full swing! #topformuk #gdfs https://t.co/jgvTz6ixtH
21/10/2017
#lasercut postcards being finished off.... @gdfscotland @GFSmithpapers @imajicabrandevo @colorplanpapers… https://t.co/xmZERJTEbN
20/10/2017
8 shades of @colorplanpapers in our postcard packs, including the new #marrsgreen ?? @GFSmithpapers… https://t.co/98T2j6u18h
20/10/2017
We've been busy with a new project the past couple of days... postcard packs for @gdfscotland ! @imajicabrandevo… https://t.co/J64FZ7HDmo
20/10/2017
Had a great time seeing everyone at our stand at graphic design festival Scotland today! Lots of nice samples give… https://t.co/TVuMSQXgG4
20/10/2017
RT @m_maruszka: So many beautifully printed/crafted goodies in one place ?? @windmillprint @gdfscotland https://t.co/gjQvEY6d6N
20/10/2017
Just had to repost another few images of these lovely notebooks! #foilblocking #hotfoil #luxurystationery… https://t.co/k6TtcEQmqU
12/10/2017
@gdfscotland Looking great! Can't wait to be there on the 20th :)
11/10/2017
RT @ShetlandReelGin: We are soo excited to share the newly designed bottles with you! Hope you like them! https://t.co/xZbnGB4rJs
10/10/2017
@ShetlandReelGin that's great to hear you like them! I'm looking forward to seeing them on the shelf. well done t… https://t.co/Y94mbY5LhE
10/10/2017