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A team of researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin has demonstrated that generating electricity does not have to be an expensive task. All that is required is a pencil, a sheet of paper and a conductive ink! Residual heat is one of the largest unused energy sources in the world. Now, researchers at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have […]

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In New York City this March, a medium-centric exhibition promoted local and international artists who make art on paper. Art on Paper returned to New York’s Lower East Side, at Manhattan’s Pier 36 from March 8 – 11 2018, with 85 national and international galleries presenting photography, drawing, sculpture and large-scale installations – all wonderful […]

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Paper + digital is a dominant tech trend. It started with Google cardboard back in 2014 and now Google is advancing the idea again. This time with build-it-yourself paper objects that you control with your voice. The simple idea of Paper Signals is to demonstrate how everyday objects can be controlled with your voice – […]

On April 20th, Nintendo Switch will launch Labo. Labo promises lots of fun through DIY creations. Make, play and discover different Toy-Con project kits using cardboard. If you thought Google cardboard was a creative integration of gaming and paper products, you haven’t seen anything yet! On April 20th, 2018, Nintendo will take the cardboard/gaming mash-up […]

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Japanese graphic technology firm RMGT is hoping that what happens in Vegas isn’t going to stay in Vegas during this year’s Print UV conference. It is using the conference to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the launch of its groundbreaking LED-UV curing technology for offset presses. LED-UV Innovation Leader RMGT is a joint venture between […]

If you thought the moving images that featured in the newspapers and magazine of the wizarding world of Harry Potter were too fantastical to have a place in the muggle world, you are going to need to have a rethink. A new printer from Lifeprint is bringing a fantastical 15-seconds of moving image to your […]

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We’ve all seen the “please think twice before printing” messages on the bottom of emails. Just one aspect of the phenomenon of greenwashing, where companies try to bolster their environmental credentials based on misleading claims. Campaign group Two Sides is leading the fightback against these misleading claims, making the case that paper is one of […]

What if someone asks you to pee in a print magazine? Well, it must be Ikea then! The Swedish retail giant is expecting a bump in sales thanks to its novel new promotion. It is inviting would-be mums-to-be to pee on its printed ad. The ad is effectively a pregnancy test and, if the test […]

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We’ve all been hearing a lot about fake news recently. The rising distrust in the media and, especially, online the news served to us on online networking sites, is a concern to anyone who sees a free press as the essential fourth pillar of democracy. But could the fake news phenomenon actually be good news […]

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Color expert Pantone has unveiled its color of the year for 2018: Ultra Violet. Inspired by the mysteries of the cosmos and mindfulness practices, the color specialists have made their annual statement about the color of the year. This year, the company has said that Ultra Violet is the directional shade of 2018. Pantone describes […]

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