A delightfully tidy workshop — well done Mostly Flat.
Justin’s notes on the correct size for business cards.
What is …Number 24 Regular followers of this blog will know that in the middle of the month, I publish a “What is .…? post. The article…
Friends at ‘Press Here’ have a nice Facebook album of Culross the Printers in the 1940s.
Exciting news of a Wayzgoose in Shipley in June!
Color fonts or chromatic type are not new. The first production types appeared in the 1840s reaching a peak of precision and complexity a few decades later as efficiencies in printing enabled greater creative freedom. In 1874 William H. Page of Greeneville, Connecticut, published his 100-page Specimens of Chromatic Type & Borders that still has…
The wonderful ‘Dazzle Border’ from Typoretum.
I thought it’d be of interest to your readers as it’s a thriving letterpress business, and the short covers both the story of owner Russell Frost and his journey from New Zealand to East London, along with an insight into the craft of letterpress and what it takes to create a print.
Richard Ardagh At Wilton’s Music Hall via. Spitalfields Life
Designer, Typographer & Printer, Richard Ardagh of New North Press in Hoxton has collaborated with the pupils of Bigland School in Stepney to create these splendid letterpress signs for Wilton’s Music Hall, telling tales of its colourful history. Printed with wood blocks and metal type onto book cloth mounted on board in the nineteenth century manner, they are more than enough reason – should you ever require it – for a return trip to Wilton’s.
A wonderful poster to publicise the upcoming Manchester Print Fair.
“MPF No.13 poster! Inspired by colours from 1938 Central Library design by E.Wigglesworth a @McrSchArtAlumni student & E.V Harris floorplan”