Notes from Korea on Printing in Korea, including presses and some rather Monotype-esque casters.
I have some sympathy for the Risograph people. Their process isn’t like ours: using movable types, but they operate with the same limitations — a single colour each pass and a limited means of reproduction.
This guide from the Hato Press explains the limitations — and the qualities of Riso printing — beautifully.
More print-related historical photos from the Gentle Author in this look at Sangorski and Sutcliffe, bookbinders.
A lovely write up of last month’s Wayzgoose at the St Bride Foundation by Type & Press.
I had the pleasure of visiting the first Shipley Wayzgoose organised by the Papercut Bindery and the Print Project. An excellent event!
Great to meet new people, like Pat Randle; put faces to names like Nick Gill, Nick Hand with his Printing Bike, and David Armes from Todmorden; and meet old friends like Graham Moss and Christian Brett.
Quite apart from the social the work on display was tremendous and the opportunity to buy letterpress odds and sods could not be passed up.
Shipley’s Kirkgate Centre was a great venue and encouraged one to linger with tea and a bun.
Thanks to those that travelled from far and wide (and on bikes) to get to Shipley and especial thanks to Roger Grech and Nick Loaring for organising.
An excellent article by Bob Richardson for the St Bride Foundation Blog on Election Typefaces — our next General Election now just a week away!
Bob Richardson has been into the St Bride Library archives for a special Election Day blog article. ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO, in 1915, we were due to have a General Election in the United Kingdom, bu…
Header Image: “Polling Station” flickr photo by secretlondon123 https://flickr.com/photos/secretlondon/6997132774 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license
A delightfully tidy workshop — well done Mostly Flat.