It is well known that young kids are not that interested in reading as it used to be and it is also not a secret that disadvantaged kids, brought up in poor income environments and in many cases without one or both of the parents at home, are considerably less prone to be encouraged to […]

Sara Davies

Can you make money out of craft envelopes? Apparently not but one young UK entrepreneur, Sara Davies, has created a growing business out of them. The idea came up while studying for a business degree at York University. As part of her studies, she spent one year working for a small local company supplying products to […]

Print and email address

“Costumer” looking at a computer screen? Even though there are more and more printers implementing web to print software solutions of all kinds and trades, it seems that, at least form the customers’ perspective, the most important piece of software in web to print is the printers’ email address. That seems to be the conclusion […]

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First handwritten and then printed, paper books have been around for thousands of years and even though their main purpose has always been to convey us written knowledge, every now and then they have been found to have other uses too. None, however, similar to what San Francisco based artist Alexis Arnold came up with. […]

Brazil reading habits are still far from those of more developed countries but L&PM Pocket ( Brazil’s largest pocket book publishers) and Agência África, its advertising agency, came up with an innovative campaign to increase book readership among the users of public transportation in general and the underground in particular. In association with the São […]

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Wine is quite a business in Portugal. The country has tens of thousands of wine makers, from small local wineris to big multinationals, and wine production represents almost 5% of the local gdp. Given this, it is hardly surprising that there are quite a few local publications specializing in wine and wine makers but one […]

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The UK printing sector is recognized as one of the most technically advanced and forward looking not only in Europe but worldwide too and there is probably no one better to talk about its present and future than Gareth Ward, the editor of Print Business. Here are his views on the most important trends affecting […]

THE MYTHS OF THE PAPERLESS OFFICE

Our love hate affair with paper is still there. Published back in 2002, the book “The myths of the paperless office” by Abigail Sellen, and Richard Harper, was quite a shock when it came out. At the time both were researchers at the Xerox’s Cambridge EuroParc and set out to research why the then so […]

Normally, books come from trees but one book publisher in Argentina, Pequeño Editor, managed to reverse the process. Together with the local advertising group. FCB Buenos Aires, it created Tree Book Tree, a program that involves making handsome, hand-stitched books from acid-free paper, jacaranda seeds and ecologically friendly ink. Once planted in the ground, they, […]

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