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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Next month, the European pulp and paper industry will come together in Brussels to exchange experiences and consider important issues facing the sector. European Paper Week 2017 takes place November 28 – 30, with all events taking place in Brussels. The event is organized by the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). The organization is […]

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September has seen some exciting launches in the print world. Here’s what you need to know, plus, an update from this month’s Premier Print Awards Gala and the InterTech Technology Awards. New Integrated Embellishment Color Roll-to-Roll Printer from MGI MGI has launched a new digital roll-to-roll printer with integrated embellishment at September’s Labelexpo Europe 2017 […]

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 […]

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