Frank Celebrates 50 Years of PRINT
Published on September 7, 2018
Frank commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first PRINT show. Held in June 1968 in Chicago, PRINT 68 was the first major industry event of the modern era, comprising 274,000 square feet and 400 exhibitors. It was the first show where hot metal typesetting was not on display (it was the dawning of the age of phototypesetting) and the first to have web offset presses running on the show floor. Attendees lined up around the block to get in.
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Frank Talks Type with Paul Shaw
Published: June 14, 2019
Paul Shaw is a noted designer and design historian. For three decades, he has researched and written about the history of graphic design with a focus on typography, lettering, and calligraphy. He recently gave a talk at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Mass. He talks with Frank about type and type trends.
Kornit Digital Looks to the Future of the Textiles & Apparel Supply Chain
Published: June 13, 2019
Ronen Samuel, CEO of Kornit Digital talks about consumer demand driving changes in the textiles and apparel supply chain and what that means for apparel and interior design. It is moving from supply and demand driven by the brands to demand and then supply, moving from 18 months lead time to one month or less. He outlines Kornit Digital's role in helping to drive this change.
Ricoh's New Flatbed, Latex Wide-Format Units
Published: June 12, 2019
Dan Johansen, Marketing Manager for Ricoh USA, talks about Ricoh's new flatbed and latex wide-format printers, the technologies behind which are the culmination of many years of development.
HP Launches DigitalPack to Improve and Simplify the Corrugated Work Process for Global Brands
Published: June 12, 2019
David Murphy, Worldwide Director of Marketing and Business Development for HP PageWide Industrial Solutions, explains HP's collaboration with users of its HP PageWide corrugated solutions to form the world's first digital users group for this market segment. Called DigitalPack, the goal of this new users group is to make digital print for corrugated better, easier, and more inspirational for global brands.
Debbie McKeegan Addresses How Digital Technologies Make Textiles More Sustainable
Published: June 11, 2019
FESPA Textile Evangelist Debbie McKeegan talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about how digital technologies are helping address sustainability issues in the textile industry, the world's second largest polluter. This includes not only the printing aspect, but the entire textiles and apparel supply chain.