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6 Graphic Designs: Shakespeare Portraits

William Shakespeare would’ve been 450 today, yet age neither defines nor ages him. Especially in these graphic art adaptations…   Happy Bardday! by Steve Carroll Of course we had to start here. The Economist celebrates William Shakespeare with ‘Happy Bardday’. … Continue reading

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6 Crazy Counterfeit Videogame Covers

Buyer beware! Especially if you still want to go ahead and purchase any of these counterfeit PlayStation 2 games (apparently being sold right now in Iraq)… An imgur user going under the name of azajabar has posted these photos of … Continue reading

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2014 Cannes Film Festival: Retro Fellini Poster

The official 2014 poster for the 67th Cannes Film Festival features Fellini – marking the film’s 50th birthday  The poster is an effortlessly cool photogram of Mastroianni in Fellini’s 81/2 film. 81/2 features Marcello Mastroianni as Fellini’s alter ego – … Continue reading

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Adobe 3D Printing Tool Has Ad Appeal

Adobe Photoshop 3D Printing Tool advertised with ‘Charlie & the 3D Egg’.   Charlie & the 3D Egg Ad – In An Eggshell The video shows a cute chick in a quaint environment waking to find freshly laid eggs in … Continue reading

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Students Accuse TurnItIn.com of Breaking Their Rights

Turnitin.com accused of breaking students’ rights and accessing their essays.    What is Turnitin.com? Turnitin.com is a website used by teachers and students to check for plagiarism.   What’s wrong with it? 1. Some students claim that Turnitin broke copyright … Continue reading

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IPEX 2014 Print Trade Show Highlights | London ExCeL

The Solopress YouTube crew proudly present the latest innovations from the IPEX 2014 print trade show at London’s ExCel this week… Showcasing the machinery and technologies that are revolutionising the print industry now and in the future, London’s IPEX 2014 … Continue reading

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Printing School Prospectuses (Child’s play it ain’t!)

Do first impressions really count? Well, they definitely do when it comes to school and college prospectuses. The Colour & The Size The size and the shape of your prospectus, the front cover photograph, the layout, the colour use, the … Continue reading

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The Wedding Gateway’s Goody Bags with Solopress Swing Tags

The Wedding Gateway is a web directory designed to bring local brides and wedding suppliers together, what a handy website! In order to promote their services, they contacted Solopress. Understanding the frustrations of finding good quality, reliable local suppliers of … Continue reading

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The Street Of Ink: A Look Back At London’s Fleet Street

Italian graphic designer Giulia Garbin celebrates the newsprint heyday of London’s famous Fleet Street… With the very future of the great British newspaper in its traditional printed form hanging in the balance (sheets), Italian graphic designer Giulia Garbin has created … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Stamps Feature Bagpuss And Other Classic Children’s TV Characters

The latest Royal Mail stamps feature Bagpuss and other classic children’s TV characters, but where are Danger Mouse, Captain Pugwash and Fingerbobs? To help celebrate more than 60 years of classic children’s TV characters appearing on British television, a special … Continue reading

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