Laurel Brunner's Blog

Laurel Brunner's Blog

Laurel Brunner has worked exclusively in the prepress and publishing industries since 1978, with a particular specialisation in prepress production and digital technologies. MD of Digital Dots, an international consulting group, and publisher of Spindrift, an independent newsletter for the graphic arts, printing and publishing industries, Laurel is convenor of ISO’s task force looking at carbon footprinting standards for print media products. Her work regularly appears in newspapers and magazines around the world, and she is a regular speaker at industry conferences around the world.

17th April 2014
Laurel Brunner takes a look at the obstacles facing companies and initiatives attempting to reduce environmental impact within the print industry and draws...
11th April 2014
This week's Verdigris blog marks it's hundredth issue and takes a look at market changes since it's inaugural article. Here's to the next 100!
4th April 2014
When ISO 16759 was published in July 2013 expectations were mixed. Would the market really care or was this standard ahead of its time? Given the state of the...
31st March 2014
There are many things that scientists love, but probably none more so than acronyms and absolutes, such as DC for Direct Current or PDF for Portable Document...
27th March 2014
All the people who chat about print fading away must not have noticed the rising number of book fairs around the world. The Jaipur Literary Festival is one...
14th March 2014
One of the biggest concerns with print's environmental impact is disposing of it when it reaches end of life. Fortunately we have in place robust paper...
11th March 2014
If not disposed of or recycled in the correct way PET can be incredibly harmful to the environment. The Indian government want a blanket ban but might more...
25th February 2014
Polyethylene terephthalate otherwise known as PET, is used in packaging worldwide and is readily recycled. PET provides the raw material for bottles and...
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