I must admit that there are but a few childhood hobbies and activities that I have carried with me to adulthood. I would number sport, boating and an obsession with mechanical things such as steam railways among them. But I certainly would not include colouring books. Filling in pre-printed outlines with paints and crayons might have been something that I indulged in when I was six. But not now, ten decades later.
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Monday, 15 June 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
When I was making my way in the printing industry, a career path was something that was fairly well designed and easy to follow, even if having a successful career was something harder to achieve.
Let’s be honest, despite a devotion to standards like ISO and FOGRA and a determination to produce the best job possible, the output from most of the printing and converting industry’s presses is destined for the garbage can.
In 1991 I took my children to the famous Wembley stadium to see our favourite football team Nottingham Forest play in the FA Cup Final of that year. It was not a happy day as we lost to Tottenham Hotspur 2-1. But I wanted a permanent memento of the occasion, so my wife who was left at home while the four of us went to London, recorded the game on our television VHS video recorder.
Monday, 18 May 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
The UK’s upper tier of Parliament – the House of Lords, has recently passed a bill to bring in regulations governing the packaging of tobacco products, becoming the second EU government to take this step. The members of the House of Lords agreed new regulations after debating the benefits of introducing plain packaging, including reducing the attractiveness of the packets and making health warnings more visible.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
When Benny Landa’s team started to commercialise the Nanography® process, they knew that they had a great opportunity to begin from the ground up with the press design.
“You can’t judge a book by its cover“ is a popular saying, usually meaning that you cannot judge a person’s character by their outward appearance. However when it comes to the world of books, it has a huge bearing on the success of the publication.