Designer Spotlight – Divine Design

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If you have ever cracked open an Irish home and interiors magazine you have undoubtedly been treated to the subtle pairings of textiles and colours that typify the distinctive style of Divine Design. This award-winning interior design studio divides its attention between commercial and residential clients, applying a rigorous consultation and research process to address the needs of any given project. The … Read More

Stock is dead, long live stock

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Not every project has the budget or timeframe to fly out to the Antartic (or even down the road to Athlone) to get a perfect shot for that flier or landing page. That’s when creative types turn to outside vendors for some help. Enter the humble stock photo. It used to be true that most imagery of this type had … Read More

“It’s normal to feel this way”

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September 19th might not hold any special place in your memories of the past year, but for the residents of Mexico City, it brought destruction and chaos from which the city is continuing to recover. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the region collapsed buildings, cut power lines and took the lives of over 300 citizens. In the aftermath the … Read More

FESPA 2018

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With the end of the year approaching it is time to look ahead to what is coming in 2018 for print and packaging professionals. One of the big dates for 2018 has to be FESPA in Berlin, Germany. The Federation of European Screen Printing Associations will host over 700 vendors next year for four days from May 15 – 18. The … Read More

Designer Spotlight – Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson in his studio

If there is a word that sums up the work of Steve Simpson it has to be ‘Distinctive’. The Dublin based illustrator’s work is instantly recognisable; the textured, organic shapes jostling with the vibrant lettering to create a colourful tapestry that never loses sight of the need to convey a message but offers endless and delightful details and visual humour. … Read More

Irish Print Awards – 40 years Strong

Irish Print Awards 2017

The end of the year is still a handful of weeks away, but now that we are into the home straight on 2017 thoughts are turning to awards and accolades. The printing industry is no different in this respect which is why Irish Printer, along with sponsors Canon, are gearing up to present the 40th year of the Irish Print … Read More