Jargon Buster

Print terminology can be confusing and intimidating when you don’t understand it. That's one reason why you'll always be able to speak to someone on the phone at Bishops. We're here to make your life easier. Think of us as an extension to your own team!

If you can’t find the term you’re looking for, please call us on 023 9233 4900 ore email enquiries@bishops.co.uk and we’ll be pleased to help.


Picture with varying shades of tone created by varying size dots.

Head margin

The white space above the first line on a page.


Recognised in the industry as the Rolls Royce of printer manufacturers. Every one of our presses is a Heidelberg, which is part of our assurance to you of quality and reliability. Check out our plant list.


Spot or imperfection in printing.


The main attribute of a colour which distinguishes it from other colours.