Trends and Innovation

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Long car journeys, time waiting in airports or on long flights can be challenging when you are travelling with bored or restless children. But the solution needn’t be difficult or expensive – the Printing Report shows you simple solutions that require little more than a piece of paper and a pencil. If you’re travelling with […]

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Yes, you can upload those gorgeous beach pics to your Instagram account but, this year, why not use them to create a more permanent reminder of your travels? Create a sticker book Fab printing company Moo offers you an opportunity to give your vacation snaps a new lease of life as stickers. Their sticker books […]

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Are you ready to go on vacations? Have you selected your destination already? No? We are here to help you out, then. We’ve made an inspiring selection of travel books to whet your appetite for the summer vacation season 2018. All you have to do is sit down and relax. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel […]

print-based marketing

So you think you know about how marketing channels perform? A new infographic published by Print Power sheds new light on the effectiveness of print-based marketing and highlights some surprising statistics. The Print Power infographic looks at three different elements of print-based marketing: • Engagement levels • Effectiveness • Campaign ROI Even experienced marketers might […]

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Economists show that boys who grow up around books earn significantly more money as adults. Economists at the University of Padua in Italy have announced the findings of a pan-European study incorporating data and feedback from 5,820 subjects which looked at how a range of factors affected lifetime earnings for men. Their results show that lifetime earning […]

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Here at the Printing Report, we’re always fascinated about how reading preferences change across media.  Now, a new report is providing greater insights into how students prefer to consume information. The study, coordinated by Diane Mizrachi from UCLA, USA, involving  researchers from numerous countries all over the world, including researchers at Polytechnic Institute of Porto and Porto Accounting […]

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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 […]

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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