In relief printing the image to be transferred to paper (or other surface) is raised above the surface of the printing plate. Ink is applied to the raised surface then rolled or stamped onto the substrate. The relief printing process is similiar to using an inkpad and stamp such as in rubberstamping.
Common Misspellings: releif printing
Flexography relief printing is typically used for paper and plastic packaging including bags, milk cartons, and food wrappers. Sometimes envelopes, labels, and even newspapers use flexography.