drupa next age: Platform for Networking and New Business

dna drupa dna drupa dna 2024 drupa print media centr deborah corn

  The special area drupa next age (dna) sets the scene for newcomers and young talents from the print and packaging sector in a targeted manner. With Deborah Corn and Frank Tueckmantel, drupa has enlisted two strong partners with longstanding industry expertise for organizing and designing this show-in-show for cross-sectional technologies.     Big ideas, small […]

Print Samples: Add Dimensionality to Your Print

a multi color image of a retro Television with an antenna

This is the story of dimensionality. Textures, shine, matte, and a host of other print embellishment options can take print to a new level. The differentiation that texture brings is something you can test for yourself. Think about the last handful of business cards you cleaned off your desk. Did you keep some of them? […]

Print Samples: Everything Needs a Label

a multi color image of a retro Television with an antenna

There are dozens of ways you might create a label. You might do it on your desktop printer using label stock bought online or at the office supply store. If you need more volume, you may look to find a provider who can meet your needs. There are online label printers that use web-to-print technology […]

Print Samples: 19 Crimes Taught Us AR with Story

How did 19 Crimes use Augmented Reality

When you have really great Australian wine to bring to market you face some challenges. Australian vineyards produce a pantheon of fabulous wines. To get noticed in the market you need a great story, and that is where the combination of great wine, an Augmented Reality platform, and some amazing storytelling came together, and 19 […]

It Takes Two: Digital Twins in Print and Beyond

what are digital twins

Happy New Year, Printerverse! Certainly here in the UK we still find ourselves at home, living our lives through screens. I’m sure all of us have friends, family, and colleagues that we haven’t seen from below the shoulders for the best part of a year, if not longer. We have become accustomed to our digital […]

Print (and the World) Needs Collaboration, not Division

print and digital media can work together

We are close to closing the book on a strange and difficult year. The pandemic, politics, and social issues seem to be forcing an already divided world further apart. But in the face of economic and personal hardships, there have been examples of humanity at its best, from frontline workers going above and beyond the […]

A Hybrid World: Print and Extended Reality

extended reality and print marketing

Well, we’re not together again just yet. Who else is nostalgic for the naivety of spring, when we thought the situation might be short-lived? Now we’re in autumn, and I think many of us are a bit more pragmatic about the short-term and long-term impact of the pandemic. I have written before about how COVID-19 […]

Print, Design, and Cities of the Future

Walking around my neighbourhood has been very strange for a while now, and I’m not sure I’ll ever get used to it. I live right in the heart of my city (Bristol in the UK), which is usually bustling with people in the bars, restaurants and cafés, especially at this time of year. But since […]

Shopping in the Time of Corona: How Print and Tech Give Retail a Lifeline

Most of us are living very different lives than we were a few months ago. Even though the priorities in the grand scheme of things are stopping the spread of the virus, keeping people safe, and caring for those who are sick, it’s OK to miss the little things. Some of mine are: strolling around […]

Three Tech Trends for Print… in 2020 and Beyond

Happy 2020! That number alone sounds pretty futuristic – I’m sure if our child selves were asked what 2020 will be like, many of us would have conjured up images of flying cars, robot helpers, and food replacement pills. Well, we’re not quite there with the flying cars, (although the recent CES show did see […]

Project Peacock Rides into Dallas for One Night of Texas-Sized Printspiration for Print Customers and Printers on June 27th

The Printerverse – May 29, 2019 – Print Media Centr’s show-and-tell event, Project Peacock Print Fair, will be held at Brake and Clutch Warehouse in Dallas, Texas on June 27, continuing the mission to showcase the new possibilities for print marketing through innovative printing technology and techniques, in a unique and impactful setting. Following the success of the […]

2018: A Year of Dividing and Conquering for Print

2018 year in print - print media centr

Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse! It’s almost time to close the books on 2018 which means it’s a perfect time to look back at some of the subjects that drove discussions in the Printerverse this year, and what we can learn from them moving forward. Be prepared, it’s not all pretty. Print Customers. I couldn’t […]