Digital printers are supposed to create perfect copies. Print something numerous times and it should look exactly the same, down to the last period. But that’s never quite how it turns out. Inkjet prints, in particular, can end up looking more like off-register screenprints.

For Tasmanian artist Campbell Laird, such inconsistencies are a selling point. He’s set out to turn desktop printer imperfections into art, calling his works “multiple pass inkjet prints.”

Read more on WIRED Design.

No, you couldn’t do this on your office printer.


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