Print production
2015-2016 - IMT1451 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students shall know current methods used for producing printed matter. They shall know the modes of operation and the capacity of machinery used for pre press and printing. They shall also be able to recognize production processes and suitable materials for specific end products and specific production processes.


Prepress and printing technology
Bookbinding and finishing
Materials used in graphical production

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Portfolio Assessment

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Coursework Requirements

Exercises (must have been approved by lecturer)
Up to four group assesments

Teaching Materials


Johansson, K., P. Linndberg og R. Rydberg (2007). A guide to Graphic Print Production, Second Edition, Jophn Wiley & Sons.

Diverse utdelte/oversendte materiell/notater.

Supplerende litteratur:

  • Skarsbø, S.E og Aull, M (2005),Moderne trykketeknikker, Vett og viten
  • Stafseng, T (2005), Digital trykksakproduksjon - infrastruktur og verktøy, Vett og viten
  • Skjeggstad, L.E. (2005), Industriell bokbinding og ferdiggjøring, Vett og viten

Annen litteratur/artikler/notater

  • Terminologiliste:, Sven Erik Skarsbø (red.)
  • Kipphan, Helmut (ed.) (2002). Handbook of print media: Technologies and production methods. Springer-Verlag: Berlin

Additional information

Aktuelle tidsskrift i HiGs bibliotek:

  • AGI Aktuel Grafisk Information, AGI Norsk Grafisk Tidsskrift, Deutscher Drucker, Druckspiegel, In-publish, Journal of Print and Media Technology Research, The Seybold Report, Typografiske Meddelelser

Aktuelle klassenummer i HiGs bibliotek:

  • 681.6–, 686–