Creative Windows

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 […]

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 […]

back-to-school

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 […]

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 […]

Alfalfa New York has released a truly stunning new print which celebrates the iconic sights and landmarks of New York City. The creative agency has created Iconic New York Illuminated – “a shimmering Klimt-like homage to New York at night”. Printed onto a velvety black, deep, rich, soft-touch, premium Italian paper, the iconic design uses […]

MailChimp

When the company that got us all email marketing starts running print campaigns, you know something exciting is happening with print. MailChimp is a leading email marketing company and its SaaS solution, priced on a premium model, has led the transformation and digitalization of marketing globally. Now the company that got us all email marketing, […]

star-wars-paper

Hello, and May the Force be with you! As it is May the 4th, we are celebrating International Star Wars Day. First, let’s look at the trailer for The Force Awakens, recreated entirely in paper! We love this kind of thing! Original (well, sort of), fun, and eminently low-budget. If you have any aspiring young […]

easter

Spring has officially sprung, and that means Easter is just around the corner. That brings the same images of painted eggs (and chocolate bunnies) to mind in nearly everyone, but the season means something special to parents: “How can I keep the kids busy during Easter Break?” Luckily, there is one tried and true method […]

Even though many of us get our news fix online or on tablet devices these days, there is a still a fascination with an old-fashioned press and the smell of newsprint. The printing plant for the New York Times is over 4645.152 m², and is manned by around 350 employees who produce the paper every […]

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