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Club FESPA offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.

Tomorrow's World

Point-of-sale products and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Mark Jerrard of Simpson Group and Thierry Pauwels of POP Solutions discuss how they are trying to match UN SDGs.

24/02/2020
How to Guides

How to make your website a joy to use

A clunky website can turn off customers both new and old. Here are some top tips for sprucing up your user experience.

24/02/2020
Tomorrow's World

Packaging pollution: sustainable alternatives

We are at a tipping point in consumer awareness of climate change, social and environmental responsibility and plastic pollution – and packaging is in focus.

24/02/2020
Business Advice

Liquid metal: multicoloured cold foiling through screen printing

Jacek Stencel, CEO of Polish screen printer Pasja, lifts the lid on the secrets of cold foiling.

24/02/2020
People in Print

'Printed with light': RGB screens steal the show

We spoke to Lorenz Boegli of Atelier fuer Siebdruck, whose limited edition special effect magazine cover won Gold in the Serigraphies and Fine Art category at the 2019 FESPA Awards and Best in Show for screen printing.

24/02/2020
People in Print

The idea factory in Bangkok: industry leaders at the FESPA Global Summit 2020

Keynote speakers identified the biggest print trends to come in 2020 and explain how new partnerships prosper at the summit.  

21/01/2020
Business Advice

Bringing texture to life: haptics for UV digital imaging

Jan Seguda, Team Manager Product Management at ColorGATE, says that in a visually over-stimulated world, more consumers will seek out tactile experiences in their printed products.

21/01/2020
How to Guides

Seven wonders of the printing world: 1. Rotterdam Markthal

It’s been called the “Sistine Chapel of Rotterdam”, but how did printers cope with the challenges of rendering an 11,000 square-metre artwork onto this dizzying 40 metre arch?

20/01/2020
People in Print

A touch of glass: the secrets behind this award-winning bottle design

P&P Promotion used hot foiling, thermal fusion and Italian style to print its Yume (Farnese) wine bottles and won the 2019 FESPA Gold Award for direct printing on 3D products.

20/01/2020
People in Print

A blast from the past: the 1980s supercar that won gold

Flip Ziedses des Plantes discusses how a luminous supercar and UV lights won gold in the non-printed signage category at the 2019 FESPA Awards.

20/01/2020
Tomorrow's World

7 simple steps for textile printers to hit UN Sustainable Development Goals

Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?

19/12/2019
How to Guides

How to make Instagram a customer magnet

With 95 million photos uploaded to Instagram each day, learn to stand out from the crowd.

18/12/2019
People in Print

Sweet smell of success: strawberry-scented graphics on the London Underground

Club FESPA spoke to VGL about the Reading-based firm’s win in the Posters category at the 2019 FESPA Awards.

18/12/2019
Business Advice

Don't fall foul of waste water regulations

Avoid the disaster of being fined for pollution by your local water authority by keeping your effluent within agreed limits.

17/12/2019
People in Print

Guy Tinsel: In the footsteps of Gutenberg

As the curtain rises on the FESPA France Congress in Strasbourg, Guy Tinsel, President of L’Espace Européen Gutenberg, looks back on a 50-year career and into the future of printing

02/12/2019
Tomorrow's World

Be different: mass customisation in fashion and textiles

‘One size fits all’ is no longer good enough for today’s exacting consumers, so how can personalised fashion and textile products reach their potential?

18/11/2019
Business Advice

Why automation software makes sense

Automation software reduces errors and speeds up workflows. Are you missing out?

18/11/2019
How to Guides

How to pick the right digital payment option

As the shift to digital payments gathers pace, what are the best options for printers?

15/11/2019
People in Print

A sign of things to come: Murat Kurdu of General Formulations

Murat Zekeriya Kurdu, Managing Director of General Formulations EMEA, looks at the future of signmaking and outdoor wraps.

15/11/2019