Print Connections Archive

Richard RomanoRichard Romano is currently Senior Analyst for, the leading news and information portal for the graphic arts industry, for which he curates the Wide Format topic page, and contributes other news and feature stories, as well as market research and technology reports. He also cohosts, with Dr. Joe Webb, WhatTheyThink’s monthly economics webinar. He also contributes to other industry publications, such as Wide Format & Signage, Printing News, Inkjet’s Age, the SGIA Journal,, and more.

He is the author or co-author of more than a half dozen books, including This Point Forward: The New Start the Marketplace Demands, The Home Office That Works! Make Working at Home a Success — A Guide for Entrepreneurs and Telecommuters,“Does a Plumber Need a Web Site?” and Disrupting the Future. Many moons ago, Romano was the co-editor of The GATF Encyclopedia of Graphic Communications.

The Print Connections essays began as a series of blogposts for the now-defunct Digital Nirvana, and 21 of them have been collected into a book called Printing Links: History, Science, Technology and the Graphic Arts, available at the Museum of Printing.

He has vague recollections of having graduated from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1989. He lives in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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