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A dirty weekend - Glidden goes screen printing

A dirty weekend - Glidden goes screen printing

Last month team Glidden paid a visit to The Edinburgh Printmakers, to re-connect with the messy end of the graphic design process. For modern commercial graphic designers, the profession has become a largely screen-based activity, with rare opportunities to visit print jobs on-press, a joyous part of the design process. Spending a weekend with the sleeves rolled up was a fantastic opportunity... Read More

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Caxton and the Printing Press

Caxton and the Printing Press

Over 500 years ago, William Caxton opened England's first printing press in 1476, just 20 years after Johann Gutenberg invented the mechanical moveable type press in Germany, revolutionising the dissemination of the written word. Listen to Melvyn Bragg's fantastic 'In our time' Radio 4 broadcast on printer William Caxton and the impact of the printing press. Read More

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Miniature mysterious marvels

Miniature mysterious marvels

Team Glidden just can't resist a good story combining Edinburgh, mystery, intrigue, romance, the printed word and scalpels! The mystery started in March last year when staff at the Poetry Library in Edinburgh discovered an intricately crafted paper sculpture of a tree sitting on a book left in the library with a cryptic note from the mystery artist.Two more followed in June - A copy of Ian... Read More


Web design: New website for Artemis Intelligent Power

Web design: New website for Artemis Intelligent Power

Glidden were appointed earlier this year to develop a new website for Artemis which reflected the vision of the business and represents the dynamic nature of Artemis as an organisation. Artemis Intelligent Power perform research, development, and technology licensing associated with Digital Displacement® hydraulic power technology. Acquired by Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe (MPSE) in 2010,... Read More

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