In nature, nothing is wasted – one species waste is another one’s food.  Things grow, they die, and their nutrients are returned to the soil.  A circular economy is one which, like the natural world, is based on recycling and reuse, feeding back waste products into the system, emulating nature so that waste is minimized. […]

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Advertising agency WMcCann has received plaudits for its humorous new print advertising campaign for a new bug-killing spray in Brazil. With mosquito-borne diseases like dengue fever, zika, and chikungunya on the rise, the launch of the new insecticide was very timely.  In 2016, Brazil was in the grip of a dengue fever outbreak, brought about […]

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Stocking up with new pens and stationary is one of our favorite September ‘back to school’ treats. But it seems that adding a new pen and notebook to your new semester shopping list isn’t just fun – it might even help with your studies. There is an idea that most people are more comfortable taking […]

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As we all get ready for La Rentrée and the “Back to School” period, The Printing Report takes a look at three videos which share novel ways to customize your notebooks ready for the new school year. As a fun art activity in the lead up to the return to school, take a leaf from […]

Quite possibly the coolest thing we’ve seen this month, ZUtA Labs has released a video of its innovative new product: a portable mini robotic printer. ZUtA labs began with a KickStarter campaign and this latest innovation is currently available for pre-order on the crowdfunding website. This tiny portable printer weighs in at just 350g and […]

Scientists at MIT Media Lab have created “aeroMorph” – a technology that transforms paper into 3D shapes, such as beautiful paper cranes. Origami, the ancient Japanese craft of paper folding (from the Japanese 折り “ori” meaning “to fold” and 紙 “kami” meaning “paper”) has a long and distinguished history. Dating back to the Edo period […]

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Chemists at The Ohio State University are developing paper strips that detect diseases including cancer and malaria—for a cost of 50 cents per strip. A ground-breaking research was conduted by Abraham Badu-Tawiah, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and BioChemistry at Ohio State University, and two post-doctoral researchers, Suming Chen and Qiongqiong Wan. The researchers were able […]

This amazing interactive paper sculpture introduces a beautiful new way of storytelling. “The Wild” is the design of Brooklyn-based Illustrator and Paper Engineer Simon Arizpe. Originally from Tuscon, Arizona, Arizpe gained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at New York’s Pratt Institute, Department of Communication Design, Brooklyn, in 2006. Since then, he has worked on beautiful […]

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This month’s news celebrates an invention which changed the printing industry and the launch a new scanner which has picked up an innovation award even before going into production. Rowe Scan 850i Picks Up a TOP 100 Innovator as it Goes into Production The Rowe Scan 850i wide-format scanner is set to go into production […]

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Non-profit organisation Two Sides is committed to an anti-greenwashing campaign. It argues that going paperless is not necessarily greener. Two Sides is a global initiative run by companies from the Graphic Communications Industry. It began an anti-greenwashing campaign in 2012. Since then, more than 170 companies, including many of the Fortune 100, have removed misleading […]

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