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‘Printerview’ is a publication exploring and in celebration of the past, present and future of creative print and finishing, as well as the companies who supply to the industry and work to keep the sector alive.


Culminating a series of interviews conducted over a 3 month period in 2017, the publication brings together Northern voices from Hull-based paper merchant G. F Smith, Leeds based commercial and creative printers Pressision, and supplier of hot stamping foils, Foilco. Together, they present a full view of the community within the sector and how perspectives have changed over time, and will continue to do so.

Revealing the shared thoughts of those in the sector, on subjects from the supposed death of print to designers taking rites of passage in London, the content within the publication is insightful, honest and personal.

Utilising the products and services these industry professionals provide, ‘Printerview’ is evidence of the creative potentials of print and the supporting practices of those who continue to keep the industry thriving.  


A holographic-foiled Pale Grey cover opens to reveal a further 8 shades of vibrant G. F Smith Colorplan papers, dividing the content, and printed on using the latest in print technology — the HP Indigo — with both black and white ink respectively. This method of print supports the context of the publication as a creative piece of print which identifies the print industry’s present and future potentials, as well as its relationship with

digital technology.

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