Polestar, one of Europe’s largest commercial printers, produce over 30,000 magazines per hour. Customers provide them with a digital page layout for a magazine and their job is to turn this into the finished product, ready for distribution and sale. Polestar use a gravure printing press with 4 printing units, one for each of the CMYK colours (cyan, magenta, yellow and key black).

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Maths
First broadcast:
5 March 2009

This can be used to illustrate how magazines are printed, from the final artwork to the end product. Students could be encouraged to use their note-taking skills to record the various stages of the printing process.
This could form an addition to a graphics project for any commercial product, such as a greeting card or children's book design.