History of transition from black and white printing to color printing

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Technology | 0 comments

History of transition from black and white printing to color printing
The technology that you are enjoying today has evolved as a result of painstaking effort and unthinkable commitment of inventors over hundreds of years. One of the most remarkable inventions of the human history is printing. Yes, Printing! Printing is an essential part of human civilization. Various printing techniques had been used all around the world. The oldest printed book known is the “Diamond Sutra”. This book was printed in China in 868 CE. However, it is doubted that printing may have taken place (more…) Read More

The History of Fonts

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

The History of Fonts
The history of typography and fonts is truly fascinating. Johannes Gutenberg invented movable type and the printing press in fifteenth-century Germany. The storage of metal printing types in two cases, one for big letters and one for small, created the terms “uppercase” and “lowercase” which is still in use today In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries the Venetian publisher Aldus Manutius printed and distributed cheap, small books all over the world. The reason his books where cheap was that he used italic (more…) Read More

The concept to lithography printing technique

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

The concept to lithography printing technique
Lithography is a method and an art of printing that demonstrates the idea that oil and water do not mix because the process is basically putting writing or designs on stone with a greasy material. Lithographers made use of zinc or aluminum plates, but in the earlier years, artists would use separate stones they call a lithographic limestone for each color to be used. The lithographic inks used are oil based and the chemicals used in processing are harmless to the artist or printer. (more…) Read More