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Research shows that access to books makes a huge difference to a child’s life chances.  Books for Africa is a charity that is working to give that important access to children across Africa. Books for Africa was established in 1988 by Minnesotan Tom Warth following his travels to Africa.  After returning home, he shipped several […]

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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 […]

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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Paper Trophy is a Berlin-based design company that creates beautiful works of art made from paper that you can hang on your wall. Its motto? Don’t shoot them, stick them. The 19th-century trend of mounting stuffed animal trophies has seen many reinterpretations over the last decade or so. You can hardly open an interior design […]

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Award-wining type designer Erik Spiekermann has created a brand-new printing technique he has dubbed “post-digital printing”. German designer Erik Spiekermann has an impressive design pedigree. Spiekermann is the founder of Germany’s largest design firm, MetaDesign. With offices in Berlin, London and San Francisco, it has delivered corporate design programmes for Audi, Volkswagen and Heidelberg Printing, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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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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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Although social media is changing the number of birthdays and special occasions we acknowledge, it hasn’t diminished our desire to send greetings cards. The USA buys 6.5 billion greeting cards each year – sustaining a $7 billion+ industry. Now, two entrepreneurs have launched a range of beautiful paper cards featuring pop-up paper sculptures – with […]

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