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BookW&G Baird Shortlisted for PRINTWEEK Awards 2024

W&G Baird Shortlisted for PRINTWEEK Awards 2024

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Bespoke Publications Printer of the Year’ at this years Printweek awards.

This is a magnificent accomplishment, especially considering the fierce competition this year.

The Shortlisted Projects


The prestigious Sunseeker brochure showcases our skills in foil-blocking, embossing and debossing on the cover, complemented by soft touch lamination and a lay-flat format. This attractive brochure is FSC certified, and carbon balanced, offering a magnificent, finished product with an elegant black marker ribbon. Our partner, Diamond Print Finishing, took charge of the lay flat binding and along with our representative had the customer visit their factory to witness the intricate process first-hand.

The Global Marketing Manager of Sunseeker, praised the superior quality and finish of the brochure, honouring it as a reflection of the high standards they maintain for their luxury motor yachts. We’re thrilled to have met the crucial deadline for the Cannes Boat Show where Sunseeker’s 2024 range was unveiled.

“Our new 2024 Range brochure was awarded to WG Baird based on the quality of their facilities, previous work supplied and their pro-active account management.”

Percy Doughty

We always ensure close collaboration with Percy Doughty’s marketing team at the onset of each brochure season. Special attention is given to the deluxe finishes for the covers of their distinguished fireplace brochures. The Vision Trimline brochure is adorned with soft-touch lamination, spot UV and foil blocking on the cover, then PUR bound in-house.  Our team also manages all their fulfilment and posting which aids in relieving the pressure, especially when multiple brochures are being dispatched to numerous customers.

Percy Doughty’s testimonial commends our services for being stress-free and flexible.

“W&G Baird really make the process stress free and are on hand to help throughout the full process.  They are great at looking at new finishes and sending ideas on how we can make improvements. One of their strengths is picking up on any artwork issues, such as low-res images that have managed to sneak into final artwork.  W&G Baird also handle all our fulfilment and posting which really helps to take the pressure off our team when we have multiple brochures going to various customers.”

1 env Solutions

Our first project with this client involved a lot of research into the ideal finishes for the cover. Some of the client’s initial ideas were quite complex, so we had to provide guidance on how to achieve the ideal finish. The brochure cover was completed with soft-touch lamination and high build UV. It was FSC accredited and carbon balanced, which was confirmed by the FSC logo and World Land Trust logos printed on the inside front cover. The brochure was PUR bound in-house, and the customer was highly satisfied with the result.

Samuel Heath

This brochure was printed on Premium offset, which the customer was highly impressed with. The finish was uncoated but managed to retain the detail in the images, essential for such a high-quality product. After being PUR bound in-house, it was sent to Monarch for index tabbing. We continue to cooperate closely with this customer on their esteemed brochures.

At W&G Baird take great pride in our accomplishments and strive to provide bespoke printing services that set industry standards. We are truly thankful for our clients’ trust and their positive feedback, which reinforces our commitment to excellence.