The BBC will broadcast a programme detailing the Wipers Times, a trench magazine made by soldiers at Ypres in World War I. I understand Tim Honnor’s Arab will have star billing!
An academic needs your letterpress help!
A really splendid specimen of multi-colour woodletter, hosted by Archive.org Hat tip: Worth a Second Look:An old wood type specimen book that will make you happy.http://t.co/yxPGZSQFaz — Present & Correct (@presentcorrect) November 5, 2013
Greatly informative article on the history of the ‘commercial at’ or @ symbol by James Mosley.
Steve Saxe, with the help of David MacMillan, has scanned an uploaded the 1902 catalogue from this London Typefounder to Archive.org
The ever-excellent Gentle Author looks at the Caslon Letter Foundry, Chiswell Street, London
Jamie Murphy’s great film about Justin Knopp’s Typoretum
Lettering, rather than types, but lovely details of a past offering from Gardners’ Market Sundriesmen: Roy Gardner’s Sales Tickets | Spitalfields Life
I received this from Scott Fisk last week about a Letterpress Show in the US – The 918 Letterpress Ephemera Show will take place from Oct 18th through Nov 29th, 2013 at the Samford University Art Gallery in Birmingham, AL, USA. To submit your work for consideration visit http://letterpressephemera.com. There is no cost to submit. If your work […]
An article in The Atlantic about a printing works in Somalia’s capital. Great ephemeral printing in very trying conditions on a Heidelberg Cylinder Press.