It’s one of the most recognisable pieces of graphic design in the world, yet the man who created this iconic symbol played down his role in creating the symbol for decades. Gary Anderson was a twenty-three-year-old architecture graduate when he entered a competition run by the Container Corporation of America to design a graphical symbol […]

To celebrate International Paper Day on November 1st, what better way to celebrate than to look at some of the best words committed to paper? We take a look at some famous pen pals and their letters – paper infused with the most moving, insightful, shocking and endearing words. Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage These […]

International Print Day, celebrated on October 17th each year, has its roots in the work of German innovator Johann Gutenberg – producer of the most famous Bible in the world and widely recognised as the inventor of the modern moveable metal typeset printing process. In fact, religious texts have played an important role throughout the […]

Let’s celebrate the truly revolutionary spirit of paper by considering some of the huge transformations paper has bought to our societies throughout history. If a thought is worth keeping, one should put it to paper. We know this in our everyday lives from the special feeling we experience when we receive a thoughtful handwritten note […]

  • Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal
  • Shakespeare and Company Entrance

These beautiful libraries and bookshops are some of the most beautiful places in the world to enjoy a book. They are certainly wonderful places to celebrate the printed word this International Print Day, on October 17th. Livraria Lello, Bookshop in Porto, Portugal Livraria Lello’s thousands of books, winding staircase and quaint coffee shop draw the […]

Taking notes can be an art, and Printing Report is here to help you out. Research has shown that many people believe the physical act of writing something down actively helps them remember things. What’s more, good notetaking will also help enormously at exam time. There are several different well-recognised approaches to notetaking. The key […]

The evidence is clear – paper notes have an important role to play for learners of all ages. Printing Report considers why students should arm themselves with a paper notebook and a pen to start the school year successfully. 1. Most people prefer to read on paper A survey in Business Optimizer found that 73 […]

The first day at school can be a scary moment, but this easy keepsake project can turn it in a sweet memory. Your future self (and the grandparents!) will thank you for the time you spend now capturing your child’s first day at school. In the years to come, you’ll look back fondly – forgetting […]

September is back to school month and time to buckle down and get serious at work after the empty office feeling of the summer vacation period. For school-age children, the transition from summer vacation to September’s back to school event is even more dramatic. The Printing Report team reviews tips for easing the transition back […]

Long car journeys, time waiting in airports or on long flights can be challenging when you are travelling with bored or restless children. But the solution needn’t be difficult or expensive – the Printing Report shows you simple solutions that require little more than a piece of paper and a pencil. If you’re travelling with […]