Although the NPES recent announcement of U.S. Printing Equipment shipments (www.piworld.com, November 2012) indicates a continued retraction in machinery purchases, this does not do justice to what we, at Howard Graphic Equipment Ltd., are noticing.
I love books. But, not those printed on toner copiers or inkjet machines that use inks like the type used in fountain pens. No - books printed with real ink on real paper and sewn - not perfect bound.
In my lifetime, I can think of only one company that stands out in the world of used printing and finishing equipment. I’m not writing about England’s Milthorp, although in a way Milthorp played a role in what would become EGS or Euro Graphic Services, B.V.
Much has been written, especially during the last 12 months, of how market forces are actually starting to benefit the North American economy.
The second volume of The Golden Age of Letterheads is now live.
The ingenuity of "Made In America" still has its fingerprints around the world.
A commentary by Nick Howard in response to the much-too-frequently-asked question on the state of print today - Is Print Dead?
An ode to the creative genius from the past. Enjoy the slideshow and be inspired.