People in Print
Club FESPA Online offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.
AI and personalised print software solutions: to the next level
The opportunities to offer personalised products have never been greater with the right software, says Wacław Mostowoski at Antigro Designer.
The art of distortion printing
With the help of distortion printing innovator John Davidson, we look at how it’s possible to accurately produce print for any three-dimensional shape or size.
Electrical safety for signmakers
Thomas Berens of the European Sign Federation (ESF) discusses his work on introducing a Technical Guideline for electrical safety of luminous signs based on the ESF’s published code of practice for signmakers.
Optimising energy efficiency: the potential benefits of voltage optimisation in business
FESPA’s Associations and Technical Lead, Graeme Richardson-Locke, discusses the advantages of voltage optimisation for businesses looking to reduce energy consumption and operational costs, as well as offering a more sustainable approach to business operations.
Navigating the complexities of deinking for sustainable printing and recycling
Graeme Richardson-Locke, Head of Associations and Technical Lead at FESPA, discusses deinking.
Sustainability Spotlight: actionable advice for speciality printers
In May, FESPA Global Print Expo created six core themes for greener manufacturing, and showcased innovative material alternatives.
Club FESPA Lounge: a global gathering
A member’s pass to the Club FESPA Lounge at our international events offers a great opportunity to network with other professionals and raise your international profile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diversity and Industry 5.0
Why diversity and inclusion fit in with a more human approach that will bring stability and success to forward-thinking companies.
Retail signage: 'Everything can be automated'
Sign Text and Sign Production, twin signage companies, share a case study of how automation can increase efficiency and continuously improve processes.
DTG (direct-to-garment), DTF (direct-to-film) or hybrid… which is best?
For decades, the accepted approach for printing on apparel has been screen printing to plain blanks or transfer prints. But the newer alternatives of hybrid transfer and direct-to-film transfers are rapidly gaining market share – and for good reasons.