Our industry’s National Print Awards have moved on from the days when ‘die-cut presentation folders’ were all the rage. Or when ‘postcards’ were considered an exciting marketing medium. Or, for crying out loud, when ‘one-colour printing’ would actually raise an eyebrow. We should upgrade the classifications to reflect modern realities. Download full articles here: 06-06-22…Details
The ‘drupa unwrapped’ roadshow from Printing Industries rolled into Sydney this week for a breakfast presentation. Alliteration addict, James Cryer, was there and came away with a belief that the industry is at a crossroads. A grateful gaggle of graphic-arts gurus gathered to hear an octet of orators opine on the outcomes flowing from the…Details
It’s tough being a messenger! My Open Letter on the Print Awards certainly evoked a response – indicative that, hopefully, our industry is emerging into maturity from its 400 years of unchallenged dominance as a communication medium and is able to tackle uncomfortable issues openly and candidly. (To review the correspondence to date type Open…Details
The BPIF aims with its awards ceremony to ‘reflect and reward’ the full variety of business skills that can be demonstrated by any company looking to survive in today’s fast-changing world. It can be argued that an awards programme is like a mineshaft that drills down through the superficial surface layers of an industry –…Details
After the intoxicating extravaganza served up by the National Print Awards in May, I came away from last week’s awards program in Leura, with the feeling I had digested a veritable ploughman’s lunch. Full of meaty substance, substance, I felt it went a long way towards drilling down into the very core of what are…Details
James Cryer discovered recently, when trying to explain the mysteries of our industry to a young lady, that we may know what we’re talking about – but nobody else does! Here, he takes a playful wander through the terminological minefield that we walk through each day. But would an innocent bystander escape unscathed if they…Details
Recent events have entranced, beguiled and even tantalised us – but it’s happened all before! James Cryer, sensing that history maybe repeating itself, dug into his extensive archives and discovered a cautionary tale with a message which seems to echo the events of recent days. With only the most “ever so slight” tweaking, he presents…Details
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The recent awards night was a brilliantly staged multi-media extravaganza, the general organisation of which is to be congratulated.