gif to lenticular print

service for turning gifs into lenticular prints http://gifpop.io/products/gifchop

Zine printers

Cheap places to get zines printed:   CLP, Holborn London http://www.londonclp.co.uk/holborn.htm Footprinters, Leeds http://www.footprinters.co.uk/

Kulturwerk print studio – Berlin

The Print studio in the Berlin district of “Kreuzberg” offers all the facilities for mechanical, chemical and digital printing techniques. Ranging from the traditional printing methods, such as book printing, etching and lithography to screen-printing and offset print, the services on offer are regularly adapted to incorporate the latest technical developments. Additionally, the studio runs workshops for papermaking and bookbinding. A whole range of printing methods may be realised: from traditional printing editions to crossover techniques and experimental projects. News from the workshop Screen printing Etching/ Engraving Lithography Letterprint Bookbinding studio Paper Making Computer Fotografie Accommodation in Berlin? Druckwerkstatt im Read more

100 independent bookshops in London

Independent bookshops fill the gaps in the high street, stocking thoughtful and idiosyncratic selections rather than market-driven choices of books. They sustain local interests and offer different ways for communities to participate in a range of cultural activities. They are crucial platforms for alternative publishing. The London Bookshop Map

Litho/digital commercial printers for books, magazines, etc

Here are some commercial printers I have worked with for a variety of jobs, and personally recommend. They have different specialities. Please remember, these are commercial printers aiming at trade business (namely book, publishers or graphic designers). That is to say, not only will they expect perfect PDFs/artwork, but when costing a job, they would expect a fairly firm specification to quote to. While everyone I’ve worked with is very helpful and generous, please be considerate of their time when asking for quotes. Do your research first and ask for staff advice if you have never worked with a commercial printer before. The possibilities are as infinite as all the different books you have seen, so firm Read more

THE LONDON BOOKSHOP MAP

96 independent bookshops Independent bookshops fill the gaps in the high street, stocking thoughtful and idiosyncratic selections rather than market-driven choices of books. They sustain local interests and offer different ways for communities to participate in a range of cultural activities. They are crucial platforms for alternative publishing. MAP

Colour Laser Printing at UCL

Colour Printing Colour Printers are Located in the following cluster room areas: (Cluster Room Map) Christopher Ingold (G20, Ground floor, 20 Gordon Street) Cruciform (B12 and B.1.3, Basement, Cruciform, Gower Street) DMS Watson (Ground floor, Science Library) Foster Court (B24, Basement, Malet Place) Torrington Place (Room 113, 1-19 Torrington Place) It will cost you 25p per page to print in colour. You’ll need to choose print queue “ClusterColour”.  

Walters and Walters (markers and chalk)

Walters & Walters Ltd. We are the UK’s only factory dedicated to the Manufacture of Industrial Crayons including WWL Warehouse Crayons for general marking, WWT Timber & Metal Crayons, also for Lumber, Stone & Masonry and Street and Road Marking, WRL Rubber Crayons for all Rubber Surfaces including Tyres,  WGL Glass Crayons and WRB Heavy Duty Crayons for all surfaces. We are also the main UK Importer of Engineers French Chalk Sticks and Flats (Welders Chalk) and Distributors of Markers and Marker Pens for all surfaces.  We supply most brands but you will find the entire range of Edding Markers, Read more

Newspaper Club – getting your short run newspapers printed

We’re here to help you make your own newspapers. You can use our online tool to upload and arrange your words and pictures or you can use the site to send us a PDF. We print on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, and you’ll get your papers in about a week. web: http://www.newspaperclub.com/ the help section gives you all the info for successful printing: http://www.newspaperclub.com/help

Perfect Colours

Hewlett Packard Gold Partner for Wide format printers (i.e. larger than 1.1m) Canon & Epson wide format Reseller Xerox & Canon concessionaire Wide Format HP service provider Inkjet Media & Consumable supplies Reprographic Printing needs for indoor & out door needs Direct print on to boards Mounting & Lamination – Encapsulation Will courier artwork out or you can collect. perfectcolours.­com 0845 680 9000 sales@perfectcolours.com Perfect Colours Unit 2, Glengall Business Centre, 43 – 47 Glengall Road, London, SE15 6NF  

Purely Digital

HP Indigo Digital Print Wide format printing Perfect Binding, Hot Melt & PUR Glue Saddle Stitched & Wire bound documents Foiling & Embossing Duplex & Triplexing UV Varnishing and Laminating Die Cutting & Drilling Personalisation Scratch Cards – Latex or Foil Thermography & Letterpress Targeted Direct Mail 01332 890 315 Web: http://www.purelydigital.co.uk/services/

Hato Press – Riso Risograph printing

Hato Press is a print and publishing house which runs a Risograph RP 3700 stencilduplicator. The risograph covers a gap in the market that has been held by digital and lithograph printing. We apply this printing process to the production of artist publications, invites, flyers, posters, illustration prints and zines, though it was traditionally used for high volume printing and photocopying in schools, churches and small political parties. Our main press is a Risograph RP 3700 stencil duplicator. Traditionally, Risographs have been used for high volume photocopying in schools, churches and small political parties. We have customized the process for Read more

Book printers

As a rough guide, these kind of printers would take jobs of 500+ copies Aldgate Press, Gunthorpe Workshop, Gunthorpe Street, London E1 7RQ 020 7247 3015 BAS Printers, 1 Premier Way, Abbey Park, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 9DQ 01794 834 605 Kube Digital Print, 44 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LB 020 7739 9744 Lecturis, F36 Argos House Office Centre, Kilburn Park Road, London NW6 5LF 020 7644 0498 Lithosphere, London 020 7686 6111 TRL Digital Print, 25 Holywell Row, London EC2A 4XE 020 7739 3152 White Offset, 159-179 Empress Road, Southampton SO14 0JW 02380 632 111 Die Keure See also:

USB flash Drives

Remember never to use flash drives as storgae for the only copy of a file. Flash drives are easily damaged (physically, or by magnetic fields or electrical peaks) or easy to lose. Use them only to keep copies of files to hand or for transferring files about. Considering how easy they are to lose, consider encrypting your drive if using for personal files: instructions for encrypting your USB flash drive. If for are looking for a USB flash drive, SanDisk are reliable and are good value when comparing quality, design and price. Some Amazon.co.uk links for connivence SanDisk 8GB Cruzer Read more

Display graphics, banners, signs

Contour Digital Large format graphics for display, windows, banners, vinyl Provide most of the display graphics for UCL http://www.contourdigital.com/

Thesis & Dissertation Printing & Binding

Bookbinders of London Ltd is a fourth generation family run business located in Highbury, North London. We work for individual members of the public, students from all of the top London Universities and Colleges plus a wide variety of companies operating in fields such as print, publishing, design, construction, banking, television; modelling etc. We carry out work to your individual specifications and help you in choosing materials and styles of bindings to suit your requirements and budget. We are happy to bind one book or thousands; large or small and will complete your job to a high standard on time. Read more

Epson inkjet papers

BuyEpson (direct from Epson, whole range including rolls) 7dayshop (online, cheaper if you plan in advance) PC World, Tottenham Court Road opp Warren St or Ryman’s near Goodge St (closest) Jessops or Jacobs on New Oxford Street (south end of Gower St)

Paper & Bookbinding supplies

John Purcell fine paper suppliers only, good prices on minimum order of 25 sheets, will deliver usually within 2 to 3 days. Inkjet paper sheets and rolls. John Purcell Paper, 15 Rumsey Road, London SW9 0TR   tel 020 7737 5199   Falkiners / Shepherds Paper and Bookbinding suppliers, single sheets of paper can be bought. Falkiners Fine Paper, 76 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR tel 020 7831 1151   J Hewit & Sons. Bookbinding materials and equipment only  (Scotland) J. Hewit & Sons., 12 Nettlehill Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5DL tel 01506 444160  

Screens & Screenprint ink

Screens- new and re-stretched, emulsions and strippers etc No ink supplied London Screen Service, Unit A403, Tower Bridge Business Complex, 100 Clements Road, Southwark, London SE16 4DG     tel 020 72320 363 London Screen Service, Unit 75, Parkside Business Estate, London SE8 5NZ.   tel  0208 6919423 Screen printing studio  available for hire – vacuum table and textile tables. Screenprint ink ( Lascaux acrylic paints and screen printing paste to make screen printable ink.) AP Fitzpatrick, 142 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E1 5QJ.  tel 0207 790 0884

Non-ferrous metal

Intaglio Printmaker, 9 Playhouse Court, 62 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 OAT  tel- 020 7928 2633 Smiths Metal Centre, 42-56 Tottenham Rd, London N1 4BZ. 0207 2412430 (also plastics and stainless steel) Forward Metals Ltd., Saxon Way, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 5AY  tel- 0121 779 4888 Dore Metal Services, 46 Imex Business Park, Flaxley Rd, Birmingham B33 9AL. 0121 6245750 Builders Iron and Zinc, Millmarsh Land, Enfield En3 7QA. 020 8443300