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Paju Letterpress Workshop: Printing in Korea

Notes from Korea on Print­ing in Korea, includ­ing presses and some rather Mono­­type-esque casters.

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Hato Press: Risograph Specifications 

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. I also…

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Spitalfields Life: At Sangorski & Sutcliffe

More print-related his­tor­ic­al pho­tos from the Gentle Author in this look at Sangor­ski and Sutcliffe, bookbinders.

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Booking It № 3: Movable Type at Robert Smail’s Printing Works – Shady Characters

Friends at Robert Smail’s have hos­ted Keith Hou­s­ton of the Shady Char­ac­ters blog. A great place, accom­pan­ied with a great write up.

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Type and Press: St Bride Wayzgoose

A lovely write up of last month’s Wayz­goose at the St Bride Found­a­tion by Type & Press.

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Shipley Wayzgoose - Report

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…

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St Bride Foundation Blog: Election Typefaces

An excel­lent art­icle by Bob Richard­son for the St Bride Found­a­tion Blog on Elec­tion Typefaces — our next Gen­er­al Elec­tion now just a week away! Head­er Image: “Polling Sta­tion” flickr photo by secretlondon123 https://flickr.com/photos/secretlondon/6997132774 shared under a Cre­at­ive Com­mons (BY-SA) license

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Mostly Flat HQ

A delight­fully tidy work­shop — well done Mostly Flat.

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Eye Magazine: Dear Mr Johnston

More Lon­don Under­ground insight:  A let­ter from Eii­chi Kono to the design­er of John­ston Sans, the fam­ous Lon­don Under­ground typeface

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Justin at Fenner: The Correct Size for a Business Card

Justin’s notes on the cor­rect size for busi­ness cards. “Social & Busi­ness Card Sizes” by kvan­horn is licensed under CC BY

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Press Here: Culross the Printers in the 1940s

Friends at ‘Press Here’ have a nice Face­book album of Culross the Print­ers in the 1940s.

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Shipley Print Festival 

Excit­ing news of a Wayz­goose in Ship­ley in June!