Press Here: Culross the Printers in the 1940s

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

Pho­tographs tak­en in 1947 and 1949 (except the staff group one) at Cul­ross the Print­ers, Coupar Angus, prob­a­bly for a…

Post­ed by Press Here Let­ter­press Work­shop on Sat­ur­day, 11 March 2017

Joshua Panter: Film of Hooksmith Press

Joshua Pan­ter was in touch to let me know of his short film about Hook­smith Press in East Lon­don.

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.

Thanks, Josh!

Spitalfields Life: New North Press at Wiltons Music Hall

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.