Tag: Living Ink

Patagonia’s guide book world’s first use of algae offset ink

Patagonia’s guide book world’s first use of algae offset ink

February 1, 2020 |

In Colorado, Cast Iron Design collaborated with Living Ink to print 8,000 copies of Patagonia’s Boulder Guide Book using a black pigment ink made with algae. The algae ink is made using a thermal procedure to convert the algae into a dark pigment, then is combined with vegetable oil and other additives to create the […]

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Red, blue or pink: Time to think about bioink- Is the pen mightier than the sword? If it’s the right kind of ink

Red, blue or pink: Time to think about bioink- Is the pen mightier than the sword? If it’s the right kind of ink

September 15, 2019 |

Ink – it’s something we all use. Whether a pen to “ink a deal” or write a quick note, or ink for our printers, it’s something we rely on pretty much every day. Even tattoos use ink so it’s literally all around us and even on us. And nowadays the right ink can be even […]

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Living Ink working with partners to commercialize algae-based ink

Living Ink working with partners to commercialize algae-based ink

August 31, 2019 |

In Colorado, Living Ink makes inks based on algae and is partnering with printers to bring Algae Ink to commercialization. Living Ink is using proprietary technology to take the crude pigment from algae and purify it, mill it, and form it into a dispersion that can then be formulated into a variety of products including […]

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Algae and the Spirit of Aloha

Algae and the Spirit of Aloha

February 8, 2017 |

If you’ve been to Hawaii, you’ve heard the greeting Aloha, and perhaps someone told you the word is used in greeting, departure, and also in expressing love. But you might not know that Aloha goes a little deeper in the old Hawaiian teaching: When food is needed I will take only my need and explain […]

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