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#ProudlyPrinted – The very best of 2021

2021 has been a huge year for Printed.com. We celebrated our 10th birthday,  welcomed lots of new faces to our team and printed around 300,000 jobs (phew!).

With the end of the year in sight, we wanted to look back over the past 12 months and highlight some of our favourite editorial features from 2021. You may remember these from blogs gone by, but if you happened to miss any, here’s a roundup of our favs…

#ProudlyPrinted: The Business Card Edition

Business Card designs

Image credit: Chiara Celini

From labelling products to thanking customers, there’s not a lot a Business Card can’t do. Powerful enough to keep your brand front of mind, yet small enough to comfortably fit in your wallet, we rounded up some of our favourite customer designs to show you just how versatile these pocket-sized prints can be.

Discover the line-up

#MarchMeetTheMaker – An interview with Joanne Hawker

Image credit: Joanne Hawker

To mark International Women’s Day, we wanted to learn more about #MarchMeetTheMaker, an incredible initiative founded by superwoman Joanne Hawker. What’s not to love to about an Instagram challenge that allows you to tell your small business story, whilst making new connections?

Ahead of Spring 2022 why not start to think about how you might get your business involved. Click below to find out more!

I want in for 2022

Our Creative Springboard Competition Winners

Image credit: Imogen Davis Design

Earlier this year we ran a our Creative Springboard competition, giving three creatives the chance to exhibit at Top Drawer, plus £1,000 towards print for the show. We were thrilled to reveal the three amazing winners, and took some time to chat to them about their expectations for exhibiting at such a renowned event.

Meet Emmy, Imogen and Steph

Eco printing with Lauren Marina

Image credit: Lauren Marina

Galloping horses, blooming houseplants and a passion for eco printing are just some of the things you can expect to see from Lauren Marina’s work.  We were lucky enough get to know more about this incredible, independent, eco-friendly business.

I’m ready to be inspired!

The stars behind our brand campaign

Blush & Blossom

In October we launched our Customer Stories brand campaign, featuring three small businesses who come to us for all their printing needs. From Yorkshire to Southampton, we took a road trip to uncover the amazing journey each of them are embarking on.

Watch our brand campaign videos

Inspiring Menu designs from our customers

Image Credit: Love Paper co

According to recent studies, the average guest scans a Menu for approximately 109 seconds. With first impressions being so important, it’s crucial you get the design right. We highlighted five of our customer designs that look good enough to eat.

Discover Menu Printing

We hope you enjoyed looking back at the best of 2021. Remember, if you fancy a slice of the action in 2022, just tag us in your printed creations over on Instagram using the hashtag #ProudlyPrinted.


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Caitlin is our Social Media guru and lover of all things food and travel. When she's not scrolling through TikTok you'll find her meticulously planning her next adventure abroad.

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