Welcome to our inspiration blog. Keep up to date with our ongoing projects and see how we push the boundaries of print and graphic design.

FSC accredited luxury bespoke invitation printer Luxury Invitations that don’t Cost the Earth

We're passionate about making the most amazing products you can imagine, while we’re also absolutely committed to doing this in a responsible and environmentally clean way...

Rose gold foil on 12 month planners The Latest Trend

We’re in a privileged position of being ahead of the curve in that respect, anticipating these changing printing trends before they are fully revealed...

Hand Engraving Copper Thoughts from a Hand Engraver

In this world of high-speed printing, the art of printing from engraved copper and steel plates has to a large extent been forgotten...

Creating a Coat of Arms

As the centuries passed, coats of arms and crests evolved, growing from representing individuals and families to organisations and companies, even entire nations...

Lasercut Bafta Menu, Invitation Benefits of Laser-Cutting
Luxury Menu 1 The Making of a Perfect Luxury Menu
Leo Turner and John Haslam Is Print Dead? The Importance of Print
Thermographic Printing 1 All About Thermographic Printing
Embossed Card 1 What is Embossing & the Main Embossing Techniques
Case Binding What is Book Binding & the Best Book Binding Methods
Business Envelope Paul Smith 4 Great Business Envelope Designs
Pure Events invitation 5 Unique & Creative Brand Invitations
Gold foil and embossed texture on pink card Made to Impress: Textured Cards & Envelopes
Al Shaqab Invitation Crafting a corporate brand identity through design
Royal Warrants
Behind the Scenes at G.F Smith
Long Live Print
Madame Tussaud’s Luxury Packaging Project
Bespoke Invitation Envelopes
The William Vintage Dinner
Bespoke Christmas Greeting Cards
Farfetch Private Client Packs
The Personal Touch
The Bannenberg Book Launch
Supporting the Terrence Higgins Trust
London Fashion Week Invites AW15
Downey Supporting the DBA
The First Impression
A Christmas Polar Bear
The Stationery Stock Choice
Our Halloween Cards and Letters
Christmas Cards by Downey
Fashion Invitations and Printing
Creative Letterpress Printing
The Terrence Higgins Trust ‘Friends Gala Dinner’ Luxury Invitations
Watermarking – the lasting impression
Downey Gets Inspired at the Paul Smith Exhibition
Edges: An Overlooked Design Aspect
Custom Designed Wax Seals