It’s Christmas time! Every year we send out beautifully designed Christmas cards to friends and customers to show that we are thinking of them. But how about making your cards stand out from the crowd this year by bringing them to life with the help of augmented reality.
Printed solar cells sound good in theory but scalability has held the technology back. Until now, because scientists from Swansea University have come up with a way to make it more practical for at-large operations.
US-Marines succeeded in 3D printing a concrete barrack of 500 square-foot in just 40 hours. This technology provides a much safer and longer durable living option for the Marines and might be completely automatized in the future.
With the aim to develop a mission statement for the years 2030 to 2040 our partner association VDMA, its member companies, the trend research company TRENDONE and the drupa team participated in a future workshop and discussed the influences of social and technological trends on the printing and paper industry.
Recently, drupa and AIPIA have agreed on a marketing cooperation. In our interview, AIPIA Director Eef de Ferrante explains design and motivation behind this new partnership and shares his view of the future of packaging.
The dot matrix printer exists longer than the PC: It has already celebrated its 50th birthday. Despite all the succeeding printing technologies it is still alive and appreciated highly among certain users. Here are some insights into its inventor’s career.
As technology allows the internet to become increasingly individualized, the same holds true for direct mail. This form of advertising is slowly becoming irresistible for companies as well as their targeted customers.
3D printing and architecture are closely connected fields, the latter being intruded by the first on multiple occasions. While 3D printing simplifies and automatizes architectural processes, it also changes the job profile of architects.
Packaging sometimes may be referred to as “the silent salesman”. The packaging you choose will have to portray the right image, and position the product in such a way that creates the best decision making opportunities for the customer.