Killer App

Solving Print's Pain Points

An exclusive Printweek supplement highlighting businesses that have risen to the industry's challenges.

Killer app: Disc jockey printers stay vinyl-free for vegan eatery

Print Station has an unusual origin story. Starting off as a team of DJs rocking the kasbah at weddings and bar mitzvahs, the company of disc-spinners realised it could offer print as an additional...

Charity proves Contagious for Winchester College

Sent to thousands of homes in 45 countries, Winchester College’s Wykeham Journal is a vital part of the college’s charitable fundraising.

"The vehicle is used for deliveries most days, so we had to work around that too"

Killer App: Minuteman Press Bath dresses van to plug city festival

The past few months have seen several major cultural events that generated large amounts of print – the Coronation of King Charles III and Eurovision in Liverpool to name two – but the usual busy...

Killer App: Labour of love for debut author’s print

While writers joke about a novel being their ‘baby’, the reality is that first-time parents can be forgiven for a little trepidation seeing their creation come into the world.

Killer app: Wall art that's off the scale

The Photographers’ Gallery recently launched the Soho Photography Quarter (SPQ), a cultural space presenting free open-air exhibitions and projections. It is currently displaying Fire/Flood, an...

Killer App: No room for Scilly errors

As the year draws to a close, most people will just now start thinking about replacing the calendar that by this point hangs on the wall from a precarious single page. Robert Sanger, however, has been...

WPG provides the personal touch for Down syndrome story book

Building a reputation for reliability is vital in the printing industry, but there are some jobs where it is worth more than just money to get it right.

400 copies of each book were printed

Killer App: Swallowtail migrates art book job to litho

High-quality, large-format art books are stock-in-trade for publisher Mascot Media – so when it recently helped a printmaker into a short-format digitally printed edition, Mascot co-owners/directors...

Killer app: Saxon fashions striking gin boxes 

Non-alcoholic spirits brand Strykk is the brainchild of bar-world veteran Alex Carlton from Funkin Cocktails. He initially came across Saxon Packaging in late 2020 and the business has since worked...

Signs 24-7 prints windows of opportunity for Cheshire’s high streets

Cheshire West and Chester Council was keen to brighten up several high streets across the region to encourage more footfall and help its post-pandemic bounce back.