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Tomorrow's World

Italian inspiration is alive and well

Michela Pìbiri, Editor-in-Chief of PrintLovers, on why Italian graphic design and high-end customised products are still on top of the world.

24-01-2022
How to Guides

How to find your niche and compete with web-to-print

All printers recognise the power of web-to-print businesses and must reflect on them in order to identify and own their niche, says Graeme Richardson-Locke, Technical Lead at FESPA.

24-01-2022
Business Advice

Is PDF best for wide format files?

FESPA Colour Ambassador Paul Sherfield answers common questions on PDF/X specifications.

24-01-2022
Business Advice

Staying ahead with sustainable textiles

Mitesh Patel at Premier Digital Textiles on sourcing greener textiles and how technology will make supply chains more transparent.

21-01-2022
Tomorrow's World

Build bigger profits following the three Ps

In the second of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, describes how following the people-planet-profit principle is the route to sustainable success.

21-01-2022
Business Advice

Telling your story with interactive signage

Lei Li, Chief Innovation Architect and Managing Director at signage innovation specialist Vivalyte, discusses the next steps for smart signage.

20-01-2022
Tomorrow's World

People, planet, profit: an alternative approach to creating a leading print company in the 2020s

In the first of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, discusses how the ‘three Ps’ can make your company more innovative, sustainable and profitable.

21-12-2021
Business Advice

Reshoring to the rescue? Sustainable resilience in supply chains

Supply chains across the board have been hit hard in recent times. With sustainability also high on the agenda, is it time for companies to bring operations home?

20-12-2021
Business Advice

What’s new in colour management technology?

Colour management expert Paul Sherfield on the latest developments in the graphic arts industry and advice on purchasing spectrophotometers.

20-12-2021
Business Advice

Faux neon signage: even better than the real thing?

Alternatives to traditional glass neon can offer a more convenient option for many customers. We speak to Grey Hoole, Managing Director of The Sign Group, one of the leading manufacturers of LED faux neon signs.

20-12-2021
How to Guides

How to deliver with drop shipping

Davis Siksnans, CEO at Printful, gives his advice to printers on adding drop shipping to their list of services.

20-12-2021
Tomorrow's World

Understanding substrate performance with material data collection

Color Concepts founder Marco Roos explains how his company’s work on ISO standards for materials and its growing ColorBase platform is revolutionising the print industry’s understanding of materials.

23-11-2021
Business Advice

The sustainability jigsaw: the final pieces

How Dutch printer Van As is making its point of sale production processes cleaner and greener.

22-11-2021
People in Print

Marco Roos: mastering the colour matrix

We speak to Color Concepts founder Marco Roos about how he created a company that sits at the cutting edge of colour profiling and print material testing.

22-11-2021
People in Print

Meet new FESPA Board member Wouter van As

Wouter van As’s family business has been innovating in the Dutch printing industry since 1934.

19-11-2021
People in Print

Meet new FESPA Board member Alberto Masserdotti

Alberto Masserdotti, head of digital printing pioneer the Masserdotti Group in Italy, celebrates his appointment to the FESPA Board.

19-11-2021
How to Guides

How to energy-audit your business, save money and reduce carbon emissions

Environmental consultant Clare Taylor shares how print businesses can implement better energy management and reduce carbon emissions.

18-11-2021
Tomorrow's World

Shaking up the world of interior décor

Curator of Printeriors Debbie McKeegan discusses the new breed of designers and the scientific advancement changing interior décor for ever.

26-10-2021
People in Print

Mike Scrutton, Adobe: digital print workflows and manufacturing benefits

We speak with Mike Scrutton, Adobe’s Director of Print Technology and Strategy, about how digital technology has helped to keep print relevant in the modern world.

26-10-2021
Tomorrow's World

Smart signage at the European Sign Expo 2021

Some of the latest innovations and inspiring technology at the ESE in Amsterdam.

25-10-2021