how-printing-changed-the-world

There aren’t too many machines that have so fundamentally changed the path of human progress as the humble printing press. Before Johann Gutenberg developed the Gutenberg Press in the 1430s, most of our history and literature was oral; passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth. Writing was the preserve of a privileged […]

gifts ideas

Christmas is just around the corner, and if you still haven’t yet ticked off everyone on your gift list, we propose some ideas for a perfect Christmas present. Gadgets Forget naff novelty hobby-themed gifts! Show them how much you appreciate their passions with something a little classier instead. These Moleskine notebooks have special sections to […]

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November has been another busy month in the print world. As we enter into award season, we report winners in Print Innovation and the Book of the Year – plus news about high-tech launches and global literacy. HP introduces new Page Wide XL 5100 printer HP has launched a new ageWide XL printers aimed at […]

lord of ringshandbook

Employee handbooks are usually a vital part of the induction process. Employee induction processes are a hugely important period for both the employer and the new member of staff. As well as learning about the role and the rules, this is the time when new recruits are able to orient themselves to the culture of […]

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Reading on a computer screen or other digital screen affects comprehension. Research studies are beginning to shed light on why… and highlight the unique rewards of reading on paper. Studies reveal how sensitive we are to context when we learn. In a 2014 paper “The pen is mightier than the keyboard” published in the journal […]

On November 11, Origami Day is celebrated in Japan, where this art of folding paper has become of symbol of peace. Lillian Oppenheimer (1898 – 1992) is credited with bringing Origami to American. She founded the first origami group in the USA, as well as being one of the founders of the British Origami Society […]

how-to-choose-planner

 The New Year always heralds tantalizing promises of self-improvement. Nothing encapsulates this more than the pristine empty pages of a new yearly planner. It’s an inspiring white space of possibilities… and a wonderful New Year treat. But which planner should you choose? What do you want to use your planner for? Paper planning is a […]

Do you find trying new recipes daunting? You’re not alone. But Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA is hoping to change that. With the goal of promoting its range of Swedish food, IKEA’s latest paper-based campaign is breaking new ground – and inviting people to step outside their normal culinary routines. To encourage shoppers in its stores […]

Internationational print day

Declare your love for print and get print trending on social media on October 18, 2017. October 18 is International Print Day and this year’s theme is “The Print Experience”.The theme is intended to be “a celebration of everything that makes print unique in the marketing mix”. The aim is to get people talking about the […]

Meet the two design studios and greeting card companies that are leading a campaign to promote handwritten correspondence. In April 2014, the entire staff of Egg Press and Hello!Lucky, their friends, families, and fans participated in the Write_On Challenge – each writing 30 letters in 30 days. Three years on, Write_On is still on a […]

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