This Silk-Screened Art Glows With Electroluminescent Ink

When someone brings up silk-screening, you might think of hand-made t-shirts or concert posters. What you probably don't think of is electric current and glowing surfaces. But at the University of Pennsylvania, traditional screen-printing and high technology are colliding to create incredible, eye-melting artistic… » 6/27/13 4:13pm 6/27/13 4:13pm

Inside the Printing Studio Where Obsolete Tech Will Never Die

Before computers became the sole progenitors of almost all our visual artifacts, printing was a labor-intensive task that involved applying incredible pressure to inked blocks using machines weighing thousands of pounds. At the Common Press, in the basement of the University of Pennsylvania's Fine Arts Building,… » 6/14/13 1:10pm 6/14/13 1:10pm