High-definition printing meets the design studio

When the world of layout moved from pasting up by hand to the desktop computer, something that didn't go with it was the ability to see what the finished physical product would look like. In those dot-matrix days, unless you were a Kraftwerk-inspired crusader for an 8-bit future in an analogue world, you were extremely unlikely to show your client proofs run off in your own studio.

Fast forward to 2008 and so much has changed. Hot-metal typesetting is a dead trade, chemically processed photographic prints are virtually unheard of, and in-house proofing solutions are reaching quality levels that rival the lithographic printing press.

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