Permaprint Premium Inks Used to Screenprint the Covers of the Latest ‘Print Isn’t Dead’ Magazine

by Wendy Croxford

in Screen Printing

9 Mar 2015  | 0 Comments

Colormaker Industries is proud to have sponsored the latest cover of ‘Print Isn’t Dead’, a cool new screen printing magazine and quarterly publication of London based community of creatives, People of Print. A total of 500 covers were handprinted, each painstakingly and individually screenprinted by the exceptionally talented Heretic Printmakers, who were also responsible for the design.

The cover features layer upon layer of creative visual elements that embody the continually evolving art of print, and of course, are all printed in a vibrant range of Permaprint Premium water based inks.

People of Print were thrilled to have partnered with the Heretic trio on this project, as the trio has shown through their extensive body of work a unique artistic style, vision and masterful printing skills which set them apart from most other screenprinters in the industry.

In order to fully achieve the trio’s artistic vision, it was only natural for People of Print to select Permaprint Premium, which is a high quality ink that not only provides superior performance and colour brightness, but is also a 100% eco-friendly ink. It contains absolutely no ozone-depleting chemicals, volatile solvents, heavy metals and other toxic chemicals.


Figure 1 – Heretic Printmakers screen printing the “Print Isn’t Dead” covers.
The covers were printed in a number of different colourways and the result was absolutely fantastic, and definitely give the magazine a unique, modern and sophisticated look. To get a sneak peak of how these amazing covers were printed, click here. To get an even closer look at these limited edition covers, you can still purchase the latest issue, Print Isn’t Dead Element #002 online. The magazine features some great content on Kickstarter, Suicide Girls, Icon Printing, 60s counterculture Oz Magazines and a whole lot more.

Figure 2 – One of the colourways of the Print Isn’t Dead magazine, printed
with Permaprint Premium eco-friendly inks.

Screen Printing: Alive and Kicking!

This partnership with People of Print has not only reaffirmed our status as a leading provider of high quality, eco-friendly textile inks, but has also strengthened our belief in the continuity of screen printing. With People of Print continually seeking out talented and creative individuals and publishing new and inspiring trends in the world of screen printing, we have no doubt that screen printing will continue to live on and thrive well into the future.

Figure 3 – People of Print used Permaset’s Permaprint Premium range water-based inks for printing on paper to handprint the 500 covers of their Element 002 magazine.

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