Printing on uncoated paper is a whole different game than printing on coated paper. Because of the properties of the surface of the paper, uncoated paper absorbs ink much more readily than its coated alternative does. This poses its own unique set of challenges, but also comes with a number of benefits. Here are some […]

New ground is being broken in Portugal by two scientists at the New University of Lisbon. As the digital world gradually takes over paper in our day to day lives, Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins have proven that you can in fact teach an old dog new tricks by developing microchips that have replaced the […]

At Drupa this year, attendees were able to see the new features of the Canon Océ VarioPrint i300 – a sheetfed B3 format inkjet press. This inkjet was originally announced in 2015, but has since undergone significant enhancements which were revealed at Drupa. As Canon, Xerox also launched their own B3 sheetfed inkjet press on […]

When deciding what kind of paper to print on, there is a lot to take into consideration; the differences between paper types are much more complex than they might seem. One of these differences is coated versus uncoated paper. What is the difference between the two, and what is so special about uncoated paper? After […]

Luxury Notebooks at The Printing Report

A London-based company, Inhedited, have brought something special to the notebook market. Their new collection comprises of 260 limited edition notebooks that not only bring luxury to note-taking, but also act as collectible objects based on their scarcity and uniqueness. So unique, in fact, that not one of the 260 notebooks are the same. This […]

Moleskine notepads are a popular product for boosting productivity and creativity. These traditional notepads are trusted by people in a variety of different professions. In recent years, the Moleskine brand has started to branch out on its traditional products to adopt the digital technologies of today. They haven’t done this by replacing the pen and […]

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) are constantly making strides to support the printing industry and attract more young people to pursuing a career in it. They are a not-for-profit organisation that offers undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to those interested in a graphic communication career, and their mission is “To strengthen […]

While some people are eager to adopt every new technology that becomes available and completely modernise their lives, others prefer to stick with what they know and what they feel comfortable with, leaning more towards traditional tools. For example, despite all of the amazing technology at our disposal, many of us still prefer to make […]

We all know of paper’s incredible ability to tell stories and pass them down through the ages. For millennia, people have been using this simple tool to achieve massive potential, and in 2016, this is no different. Except now, National Geographic have utilised the power of paper to tell a story in a different way. […]

At this year’s Drupa exhibition held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 31st May – 10th June, Xeikon will be demonstrating the potential of its first liquid toner Trillium press, Trillium One. The Belgium-based manufacturer unveiled their newest innovation at their pre-Drupa press conference in March this year and will be running demonstrations at the event in […]

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