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Promoting the better business of printing …

Print21 is the premier business magazine and online news service for the printing and graphic arts industries in Australia and New Zealand.

As the official publication of Printing Industries, the premier Australian industry representative association, as well as being subscribed to all members of PrintNZ, the main industry body in New Zealand, Print21 magazine is a graphic arts business publication with a difference. Directed towards the influential leaders of the industry, it contains exclusive region-specific economic analysis and authoritative reports on business, design and technology from the most respected industry commentators in Australia and New Zealand.

Who reads us?

The readership of the bi-monthly Print21 magazine comprises the A-list of printing industry company owners and managers in Australia and New Zealand. In addition, it is widely circulated and highly regarded for its production values among the graphic design community. By addressing print originators as well as print providers on both sides of the Tasman Sea, Print21 provides advertisers with an unbeatable and cost effective showcase for their products and services. In addition, there are over 500 paid subscribers. Print21 is also widely circulated and is highly regarded for its production values among the graphic design community.

Print21.com.au  is the weekly online news service for the Australasian region. The most widely read and authoritative online weekly news bulletin with  subscribers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Print21.com.au is required reading for industry professionals and delivers the complete media channel to deliver marketing messages to the decision makers of the region.

Print21.com.au is subscribed to by almost 10,000 industry professionals on both sides of the Tasman. Due to the dynamics of internet subscriptions the figure varies on a weekly basis. It has enjoyed a one-off peak of 10,700 readers. Readership has never fallen below 9,500.

Meet the team

Patrick Howard, Publisher and industry analyst

Patrick Howard is the most senior graphic arts journalist in Australia and New Zealand. He is the founding publisher and executive editor of the leading trade magazine, Print21.

A dedicated observer and analyst of the printing and the graphic arts industries he has been engaged in the sector for more than 20 years. A professional journalist and editor of long-standing, he has reported on and witnessed most of the important developments, technology launches and trade shows in recent times. Contact Patrick.


Simon Enticknap, Editor

With almost two decades in the Australian graphic arts industry, Simon is recognised as a leading authority on the local print landscape. He is expert on the technology trends shaping the printing industry. His incisive features on a wide range of industry sectors set the benchmark for commentary and analysis. He has a particular interest in graphic arts, print production and newspapers. Contact Simon.




Nicholas Pond, Online editor and journalist

As the busy online news editor Nick has a full schedule of demanding deadlines.  Every day he is addressing the breaking news around the world while compiling a weekly report  for the email  bulletin. He also compiles the popular techStyle features that survey the world of gadgetry for Print21. Contact Nicholas.


What’s going on in the industry

In every issue Print21 covers the industry landscape with regular features highlighting developments in:

  • Business Focus …

What printers are doing to be leaders in their markets.

  • Market Trends …

Who is buying and what type of equipment is being demanded by the different industry sectors

  • New Technology …

Cost and benefit analysis of making new technology investments.








Blueline Media is a member of the Independent Media Alliance.

The Independence Media Alliance includes Print & Publishing InternationalIndian Printer & Publisher and Korean Printer.