Packaging, Print and Paradise – Dean Coleman’s story


Dean Coleman from The Print Shop

Dean’s business, originally called “The Print Shop” is now called “The Works“, and he is based in Almançil (on a fairly noisy road as you’ll hear… sorry) and helps businesses with all their marketing needs. Have a listen to his story, it’s an interesting one!

Show notes

  • Dean started off in the South African Army as a PTI or Physical Training Instructor.
  • Packaging and the environmental impact of it.
  • Nando’s goes green.
  • Dean’s move to the Algarve and the study he commissioned: Portugal vs South Africa.
  • A property management company in Tavira.
  • Arriving to live in São Brás de Alportel and becoming the handyman for the business.
  • Live music in São Brás every second weekend.
  • Chatting to Gil Mather and buying The Print Shop, Almançil.
  • The Algarve as a transient environment and Dean’s definition of which groups make up the region.
  • A business future for the Algarve?
  • Joining and building communities in the Algarve: Rotary in Estoi Palace, British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Business Networking International and Dean’s own “Networks”.
  • Find Dean on
Nandos eco packaging
Nando’s Restaurants environmentally friendly packaging.

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