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Faenza Group: the top quality of Fac Similes applied to mainstream products

Quality knows no bounds when it comes to form and time. Fac simile printing is an example of this.

Throughout Europe and the world, the number of printing companies with the expertise to compete on this market is in the region of 10 or 20, and Faenza Group is the only one able to print, for instance, on real lambskin.

Attention to detail, the ability to apply technology and different printing techniques which are constantly evolving, thanks to the intense work of the Group’s Research and Development Division, are applied to products for everyday use too, like catalogues, books and packaging products, as the systems and the staff who work in the different production sectors are the same.

So anyone who chooses our Group for their print project automatically enjoys higher quality at no additional cost!

Not everyone knows that a fac simile of an ancient volume involves faithfully reproducing the original manuscript in its entirety. These manuscripts are normally copied on parchment by ancient amanuenses and can be decorated with images and ornamental elements.

Manuscripts are unique and perishable works of art, they are not put on display but preserved in national libraries, museums or state archives. The beauty of a fac simile is that it is an exact replica of the original and can be handled, allowing us to consult works that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Reproducing these works of art involves team work, combining the most sophisticated printing technologies with the most traditional artisan techniques at different stages of the process. Faenza Group is able to print on gloss coated or parchment paper, and even genuine animal parchment, recreating the essence of ancient manuscripts par excellence.

Furthermore, illuminated manuscripts are often decorated with gold and these decorations are reproduced using different techniques like gold paste, gold screen printing, hot gold foil, or to obtain more antiqued effects, gold dust.

Have you got a print project and want to look at different options to increase the quality of the end product? Get in touch and let’s discuss it together!


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