Embossing is the process that alters the surface of your paper or other substrate by providing a three-dimensional or raised effect on selected areas.
Blind Embossing provides a clean & distinctive image, using only the paper to create the image (or text). This process does not include the use of ink or foil to highlight the embossed area.
Debossing is a similar method to embossing. The process of debossing process recesses the design rather than raising it.
Combination Embossing is an incredibly popular technique used to simulate medals for product awards. Combination Embossing involves the process of embossing using foil stamping on the same image.