A wonderful poster to publicise the upcoming Manchester Print Fair.
Seeking applications for the Printing Charity’s Print Futures Award.
From greatbigstory.com – “The Saguache Crescent” newspaper in Saguache, Colo., has been printing its news the same way since the 1800s. Lay the letters. Ink. Press. Publisher Dean Coombs’ family has had the business for three generations, and has helped print out the weekly broadsheet on a linotype since he was 12 years old. See […]
From Print Week: the Adana 8 x 5 has returned to production!
More Alan Kitching exhibitions — Snape in Suffolk from 03 June to 20 August; and The Lighthouse in Glasgow from the end of this year. – via. Creative Review’s Review of the Exhibition
A great write-up by Justin Fenner of a new venture by Ed Denovan — Letterpress Junction — providing jobbing letterpress printing to designers. Best wishes, Ed!
I’m still catching up with this, but a wonderfully illustrated article from Port Magazine article about Erik Spiekermann’s letterpress workshop. via. The Counter Press Nice, very nice. RT “@constructstudio: Check out Constructs latest lesson @espiekermann: a master class in type http://t.co/0K2sBtRnNJ” — The Counter Press (@thecounterpress) April 16, 2015
A great relief — St Bride Library will re-open once a month from 06 April. There are some conditions: including the request that you are booked in a week in advance, have a list of the things you want to refer to, and pay a fee to retrieve books; but a great step in the right direction.
A wonderful film from the Yorkshire Film Archive of the Todmorden News. While much is devoted to the news gathering process, there’s a linecaster of some sort and a Cossar Press to do the hard work of printing.
Article from the Lapsed Historian blog on Edward Johnston’s face for the London Underground — a great read.