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We’ve all been hearing a lot about fake news recently. The rising distrust in the media and, especially, online the news served to us on online networking sites, is a concern to anyone who sees a free press as the essential fourth pillar of democracy. But could the fake news phenomenon actually be good news […]

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Color expert Pantone has unveiled its color of the year for 2018: Ultra Violet. Inspired by the mysteries of the cosmos and mindfulness practices, the color specialists have made their annual statement about the color of the year. This year, the company has said that Ultra Violet is the directional shade of 2018. Pantone describes […]

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Paper Trophy is a Berlin-based design company that creates beautiful works of art made from paper that you can hang on your wall. Its motto? Don’t shoot them, stick them. The 19th-century trend of mounting stuffed animal trophies has seen many reinterpretations over the last decade or so. You can hardly open an interior design […]

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A study conducted by TWO SIDES concluded that consumers trust, appreciate and understand information better when it is read on paper. We consider the implications regarding consumer preferences and digital fatigue. Campaign Group Two Sides, a global initiative by the graphic communications industry, has conducted a study into consumers’ perception of digital and printed media. […]

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Award-wining type designer Erik Spiekermann has created a brand-new printing technique he has dubbed “post-digital printing”. German designer Erik Spiekermann has an impressive design pedigree. Spiekermann is the founder of Germany’s largest design firm, MetaDesign. With offices in Berlin, London and San Francisco, it has delivered corporate design programmes for Audi, Volkswagen and Heidelberg Printing, […]

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It seems that the big trend will be omnichannel campaigns that straddle the digital and analogue divide. Toronto-based omnichannel agency St. Joseph Communications has picked out some of the best cross-channel campaigns that have succeeded in creating truly novel experiences. It commends those campaigns that have brought together “the tactile, sensory nature of print with […]

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We all know that that’s so much it can be done with paper, besides writing and drawing.  So, at the beginning of this new year, we made a selection of the most exciting paper art we have seen! Prepare yourself to be surprised, delighted and inspired by the most incredible art paper in the world. The World’s Biggest […]

Two Sides, the global initiative to promote the sustainability of print and paper, has reported a 61% success rate in its anti-greenwashing campaign. Two Sides is working to encourage organizations to drop misleading environmental claims about going paperless being necessarily “greener”. It is working with businesses and organizations around the world to remove such misleading […]

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Instagram has reinvigorated the square photo format. Now electronics manufacturers are leaping to catch up with the trend – enabling you to easily print your favorite Instagram pics at home. Instagram helps subscribers enhance photos taken on their smartphone with filters, stickers and more – before sharing them with friends and subscribers but the photo-sharing […]

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