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Uncover Changes Affecting Print and Arts & Crafts Materials

By: Taylor Keefe - Published: Mar 29, 2012 • References: trendreports
As we move further into the digital age, technology is slowly phasing out the need for paper. Trend Hunter's Paper Trend Report looks at various breakthroughs that will eventually render paper obsolete, like e-books, tablets, electronic paper and more.

From digital newspapers to touchscreen displays, contemporary technology is causing devastation in the print industry. However, technology is not the only factor at play. Environmental concerns are also a driving force creating change. Nevertheless, paper is still a viable resource for a lot of businesses, and we uncover the best products, styles, campaigns, advertisements and packaging designs utilized today, such as Reduce, ReNEWS, Recycle, a PRO trend which tracks art and design creations using old newspapers, magazines and paper waste.