People in Print
Club FESPA Online offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.
The Personalisation Experience: changing the dynamic
Next week’s FESPA’s new exhibition, the Personalisation Experience, will showcase the untapped potential of print personalisation.
A cut above: switching to digital cutting systems
We spoke to Caroline Bell at Elitron, the Italian cutting systems specialist, about increasing productivity with the next generation of digital cutters.
Tackling the challenges of recruitment in print in Croatia
Club FESPA Online spoke to Dag Knepr, President of FESPA Hrvatska (Croatia), about the challenges of convincing educators and young people that print is a good career choice – and some reasons for optimism.
Generation Next: how FESPA UK is attracting new talent
Club FESPA Online spoke to Jay Burfield, Creative Co-ordinator at FESPA UK and Head of the Next Generation Committee, about the struggle to recruit and retain young printers, and why this is essential for the industry to prosper.
The future of green packaging
Ian Bates, European Marketing and Partnership Director at Two Sides, on the effects of legislation on greenwashing and packaging, and why national infrastructures remain a challenge.
First impressions: engaging young people in print careers
Why is youth engagement so critical to a healthy and agile print industry?
Goodbye to plastics? The limitations of fibre-based packaging
Fibre-based packaging could be the solution to the world’s plastic pollution crisis but has its own constraints.
How to stop fakes entering your supply chain
Counterfeit garments take profits from producers, but technology can help avoid this and differentiate fakes from authentic items.
How to avoid infringing copyright
Why breaking copyright law can be an easy mistake to make, and how to avoid reputational damage.
Teaching design and colour management skills to young print professionals
Printing SA runs a popular series of courses to smooth the career paths of the printers of the future.
Augmented reality: bringing print to life
US-based design lab Amplifier uses art to ‘amplify’ the message of its social change partners. Now, with augmented reality, it is marrying the worlds of traditional print and smart technology.
A revolution in colour measurement?
Ultra-portable colour measurement devices could open up accuracy and reproducibility to a new generation of creatives, says Fogra.
Seeing clearly: striving towards supply chain transparency
The recent shocking images of people mining for cobalt that will end up in rechargeable batteries have placed a renewed focus on supply chain transparency. We look at what this means for printers.
Artificial intelligence meets graphics
The launch of DALL-E 2 offers printers the opportunity to generate unique images using natural language. But is it too good to be true?
How to dye sub onto rigid products
Blanks provider and dye sublimation expert Adventa discusses the pros and cons of the process.
Signage for the 21st century
Sam Armstrong of Make It Happen signage consultancy discusses how her workshops can help signage staff understand cutting-edge industry techniques.
How ChatGPT adds value for your business and shows us the future of AI
Print industry innovator Mark Coudray looks at how open-access online AI system ChatGPT can help printers improve their business.
Quality-assuring colour management for big brands
Hagen Herlitze, Team Leader Applications Print and Packaging EMEA at X-Rite, talks about how ColorCert and cloud-based applications can assist colour management quality assurance from wherever you are in the world.
Biodegradable, compostable or recyclable: the problem with plastics
Clare Taylor of Clare Taylor Consulting discusses navigating the terminology of breaking down plastics substrates sustainably.