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When the first electronic reading devices reached the shelves in the US in the early 1990s most people in the book industry saw them as gadgets that over the years would fade away. Time proved that this was not the case and slowly but gradually ebooks readers, and with them ebook sales too, started to […]

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Body painting has come a long way in the last decades and even though the artists specializing in this area try to surprise us with ever more endevaouring artworks few have gone as far as Russel Powell, a US first grade school teacher in San Jose, California, who in his spare time has developed a […]

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Until recently, most printers have regarded green energy – the electricity generated from a subset of renewable resources, including wind, solar, biomass, biogas and low-impact hydropower – as a matter of social responsability or something that ressonates with customers. This type of energy, however, can be much more than that as shown by Watermill Press, […]

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Designer, photographer, passionate about art and the beautiful things in life and the world, Nuno F. Barbosa is a Portuguese designer by passion and vocation. In his relaxed style, Nuno speaks to The Printing Report about his experiences in the creative industry where paper is a fundamental and irreplaceable part of his work. The Printing […]

Since its first appearance in 1970, the Range Rover has been marketed as a mix of engineering innovation, top design and ultimate luxury and when it came to celebrate the 45th anniversary of its nonstop production, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), its manufacturer, endeavoured to do it in a way that would combine these three characteristics. […]

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Since medieval times quite a lot of people have produced very small books for the shear pleasure of it but one Peruvian publisher, aptly named “Los Libros Mas Pequeños del Mundo” (The World’s Smallest Books) has been publishing this type of books since the 1970s for quite a different purpose, for profit. It all started […]

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Bookish hotels have come to stay. Or so it seems from the growing number of hotels with some relation to the literature world which have popped up in both sides of the Atlantic. In the US the best known is probably the Library Hotel in downtown New York, a boutique hotel with books in its […]

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Hong Kong convenience stores and the addiction to paper point cards. If convenience stores are part of today’s life in many parts of the world, they are almost indispensable in Hong Kong. Due to the lack of space, most locals store very little food or other household consumables at home relying instead in these stores for most […]

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On planets, stars, galaxies and paper too! By looking at their front cover, the guides and atlases on astronomy you find in a good bookshop are much alike. The title, size and content of each one might vary but the cover will, quite likely be an image of the outer space with a planet or other space […]

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