How this Eco-Friendly Paper is Made from Oranges

Crush is the innovative eco-friendly paper made by Favini replacing up to 15% of virgin tree pulp with 9 natural raw materials: the process residues from citrus and kiwi fruits, corn, coffee, olives, hazelnuts, almonds, lavender and cherries. The video tells the life cycle of one of these materials, the citrus fruits! Italy is one […]

A Mini Paper Mill Tour

If you are a printer, buyer or designer that has been on a paper mill tour, then you may already be familiar with the science and technology of paper making. But for those of you that haven’t walked the steamy rooms of a mill, the process and the scale of the manufacturing may be hard […]

Powercoat Alive – Adding Content to Paper

Powercoat Alive – Deliver Interactive Content in Your Paper | NewsWatch Review from NewsWatch Television on Vimeo. Everyone is talking about it in the technology world- NFC or Near Field Communication. Rooted in radio-frequency identification tech, NFC has recently gained high popularity in recent years due to its integration with mobile devices. Now here comes a solution to make it even […]

Ikea Wants You to Pee on This Ad

Swedish agency Åkestam Holst, Adweek’s International Agency of the Year for 2017, has been killing it with the Ikea work in recent years. And it starts out 2018 with a splash (sorry) by creating a magazine ad that women are encouraged to pee on. Sounds a bit gross, and maybe it is—but there’s a fun twist. If you’re pregnant, […]

15 Amazing Door Hanger Designs

Last week we featured how to use door hanger advertising effectively. Well here are great examples of creative door hanger designs that we feel truly showcased what we meant.  A bit more than your standard “do not disturb”, these companies put some thought into their door hangers and effectively used them in their marketing campaign. […]

Counterfeiters puzzled by Canada's plastic money

Canada’s plastic money is stumping counterfeiters. The RCMP estimate the number of fake bills passed on to retailers in 2015 dropped by 74 per cent compared with the previous year. That doesn’t mean people have given up trying to copy Canada’s banknotes — it’s just that even their best attempts to make fake cash are falling […]