Brighten up Valentine’s Day with The Printing Report’s selection of some of the most fun, creative and romantic paper craft projects for Valentine’s Day. It might be traditional to exchange paper cards on Valentine’s Day but, this year, why not make your own or try one of these other fun paper craft projects instead?   […]


Uncoated paper has special qualities that make it ideal for special printing jobs.  The Printing Report considers what makes it so interesting. Uncoated paper has a special texture and a natural look that makes it a favourite when producing high-end printed materials. Its slightly rougher and more textured feel adds character to the page and […]

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In November, the Guinness World Record for most postcards tied into a single image was broken – in a compelling attempt to raise awareness about global warming. Perhaps the last place you might expect to find a giant postcard is posted to the side of a Swiss glacier. Yet, in November 2018 that’s exactly what […]

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Far from heralding the end of print photobooks, digital photography and digital printing are enabling a thriving new independent photobook publishing and collecting scene. Willibald Sauerländer was one of the greatest living German speaking and writingart historians. Having witnessed the rise and decline of art book publishing afterthe Second World War, the print runs of […]

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In this age of digital communications and declining readerships, there is one element of print media that is thriving: business to business communications. The Printing Report investigates why. Businesses have long used print marketing – both for direct marketing and in business publishing. What is more surprising, perhaps, is that business appetite for print media […]

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  Paper art can inspire some amazing creations – including in advertising. The Printing Report takes a look at one paper-based campaign with real impact. Alzas y Bajas Magazine is a capital markets publication based in Argentina. It commissioned the J Walter Thompson Buenos Aires agency to create a series of print advertisements for it […]


What better way to treat yourself this Veganuary than a beautiful and eco-friendly designer bag? These beautiful Italian creations look and feel like leather but are actually made from paper. Uashmama makes beautiful bags that have the same properties as leather – soft, sturdy and easy to dye – but are actually made from a […]


The Printing Report gives you our rundown of the important events in the print industry calendar – so you can add them to your 2019 diary. Paperworld The largest office and stationery trade fair in the world. 26 – 29 January 2019, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. International Trade Fair for Processing, Packaging, and Printing 29 […]


Print marketing is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment. The Printing Report takes a look at what trends will be driving print marketing innovations in 2019. 1# The revival of the print newsletter Marketing communications need to cut through the noise of digital channels and one way to do this is through print […]


The paper industry is changing. In 2015, worldwide demand for graphic paper declined for the first time ever. However, exciting new opportunities in specialist papers, sustainable packaging and digitalisation offer new avenues for growth for the paper industry. A McKinsey report which looked at the transformational change in the pulp and paper industry identified some […]