Latest News

A history of book printing: Fujifilm blog

Friday, 16 December 2016
By Print21

Most people outside of the printing and graphic arts industry learn about our industry from books. The incredible range and scope of all other things printed, from wallpaper to solar panels, is hidden behind the veil of text and images on paper, bound into a series of page sections and covered in either soft or hard materials.

The “book” as we know it — flippable pages bound together — began in the first century A.D. as the Codex, from the Latin caudex, meaning block of wood. Before that, the Romans and Greeks, Persians and Egyptians before them used scrolls.

Read the full blog – Learning About Printing By the Book.

One Response to “A history of book printing: Fujifilm blog”

  1. June 03, 2017 at 12:08 am,

    said:

    Printing has come a long way and there are so many ways to print books. I really like the idea of how quick and cost efficient digital press printing is.

Comment on this article


To receive notification of comments made to this article, you can also provide your email address below.