News04.03.2015 Advantages of Vacuum Metallized Boards – Commentary from Designers
Leading packaging designers Elena Mappyrova, Art Director at GreyMatter, and Victoria Makarova, an independent design consulted, compared GCT’s vacuum metallized boards with laminated boards and noted that the former are:
- Premium quality;
- Great in printing – providing improved adhesion of white and accurate color rendition.
Both designers, who have vast experience in working with packaging and labeling made from different kinds of materials, including non-absorbent ones, said that vacuum metallized boards have a significant advantage over laminated boards with metfilm.
The designers think that vacuum metallized boards are:
- Trendy. To a greater extent, they reflect the latest packaging design trends, which are moving from glossy to more eco-friendly options:
- Premium Quality. From the point of view of both designers, “vacuum metallization both smooth and embossed looks more expensive and high class and suits luxury items more than laminated material.”
- Better in Printing owing to the following:
GelioBoards vacuum metallized boards is a new product on the Russian designer boards market, which has very high potential owing to its design and eco-friendly qualities.
GCT is offering its clients smooth metallized boards and boards with different and unique types of embossment. The material is available in sheets and rolls and is UV and foil offset alkali proof inks printable.