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September has seen some exciting launches in the print world. Here’s what you need to know, plus, an update from this month’s Premier Print Awards Gala and the InterTech Technology Awards. New Integrated Embellishment Color Roll-to-Roll Printer from MGI MGI has launched a new digital roll-to-roll printer with integrated embellishment at September’s Labelexpo Europe 2017 […]

In nature, nothing is wasted – one species waste is another one’s food.  Things grow, they die, and their nutrients are returned to the soil.  A circular economy is one which, like the natural world, is based on recycling and reuse, feeding back waste products into the system, emulating nature so that waste is minimized. […]

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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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Stocking up with new pens and stationary is one of our favorite September ‘back to school’ treats. But it seems that adding a new pen and notebook to your new semester shopping list isn’t just fun – it might even help with your studies. There is an idea that most people are more comfortable taking […]

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As we all get ready for La Rentrée and the “Back to School” period, The Printing Report takes a look at three videos which share novel ways to customize your notebooks ready for the new school year. As a fun art activity in the lead up to the return to school, take a leaf from […]

Quite possibly the coolest thing we’ve seen this month, ZUtA Labs has released a video of its innovative new product: a portable mini robotic printer. ZUtA labs began with a KickStarter campaign and this latest innovation is currently available for pre-order on the crowdfunding website. This tiny portable printer weighs in at just 350g and […]

Scientists at MIT Media Lab have created “aeroMorph” – a technology that transforms paper into 3D shapes, such as beautiful paper cranes. Origami, the ancient Japanese craft of paper folding (from the Japanese 折り “ori” meaning “to fold” and 紙 “kami” meaning “paper”) has a long and distinguished history. Dating back to the Edo period […]

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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 […]

This amazing interactive paper sculpture introduces a beautiful new way of storytelling. “The Wild” is the design of Brooklyn-based Illustrator and Paper Engineer Simon Arizpe. Originally from Tuscon, Arizona, Arizpe gained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at New York’s Pratt Institute, Department of Communication Design, Brooklyn, in 2006. Since then, he has worked on beautiful […]

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This month’s news celebrates an invention which changed the printing industry and the launch a new scanner which has picked up an innovation award even before going into production. Rowe Scan 850i Picks Up a TOP 100 Innovator as it Goes into Production The Rowe Scan 850i wide-format scanner is set to go into production […]

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