History of Printing

Whether you are a student of history, or simply curious about how desktop printing came about, this infographic may help satisfy your curiosity or help shed light on some of your questions.

In an age when the world is moving towards being paperless, the impact of print may have been trivialized along the way. This infographic aims to remind people how influential it once was.

The History of Printing infographic starts from print’s humble beginnings in 3,000 BCE where printing nothing more than writing religious and literary texts on papyrus. It then brings us to the invention of the Gutenberg press, and how it revolutionized the dissemination of information for future generations. As we enter the modern age, we see technological advancements such as the Pantone Color Matching System, and to the desktop printers we now know today. From the folks over at Inkjets.com.


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