While white ink had previously only been a possibility with offset printing, digital technologies have advanced in recent years to offer some awesome and affordable white ink options. Some of the unique advantages of digital printing with white ink include variable printing, affordability, short runs, and fast turnarounds!
Printing with white is also suited to a wider range of unique stocks, such as kraft paper, darker stocks, and even acrylic or metallic substrates. With white ink you can achieve a premium look on a countless number of printed products, including stationery, packaging, booklets, invitations and more!
We put together a list of some of the coolest uses of white ink to help inspire your next project. Check them out below!
Create a soft, muted look by printing white text on a dove grey stock. (via)
Add white accents to a design printed on kraft paper for a rustic look. (via)
Create striking contrast with white text and graphics on rich black stock. (via)
A clever use of white ink in the form of a simple rectangle allows a place for a personalized message. (via)
Don’t be afraid to use a combination of CMYK and white on your product packaging: white ink helps these colourful letters pop! (via)
Simple graphics and text make an impact when printed in white against a darker background. (via)
Don’t let a branding opportunity pass you by with your shipping boxes! Your customers will instantly identify where their delivery is from, increasing brand recognition. (via)
Stand out with a clean, striking design for your business card using white ink. (via)
The print finishes you choose can be just as important as design when it comes to communicating your brand image. This white on black hang tag creates chalkboard imagery that drives home the “homemade, family owned” message. (via)
This white text on kraft combo portrays a simple elegance. (via)
This chic combination of white on grey is simple and classy. Holding a special event? Personalize each menu with your guests’s names using variable digital printing. (via)
Keep your branding consistent across different pieces of stationery or collateral by repeating the same colour scheme throughout. In this case, the white elements against the kraft paper create cohesion across the different products. (via)
Have an idea for using white ink on your next printed project? We’d love to help! Contact your closest TPH location to chat with an expert.