Nick at the Print Project has produced more bold work for the tickets for the Leeds Print Festival
A delightful picture of the component parts of a Model No. 3 press, rather like the Arab Erection Instructions!
An amazing project by Dave Hughes and John Cornelisse to scan the back copies of the Monotype Recorder. The Monotype Recorder both set the standard and documented the advance of typography at the hands of this firm and these PDFs will make fascinating reading. Thanks, both!
St Bride Foundation has proposed the temporary closure of the Library owing to nearby building works.
The nice people at Meticulous Ink are moving to another site in Bath
“Banging Out” was a way of newspaper printers commemorating something special: a long-serving employee retiring or even the closure of the presses. This short film, via. Typoretum, explains the tradition.
The Gentle Author again looks at typefounders, and unearths historical images of the Caslon Letter Foundry
As written up by Justin from Fenner Paper — this explains the Printing Bike project
My printing friend Louisa Hare is running a Wayzgoose at Chipping Campden Literary Festival.
11 May, 10am to 4pm at the Town Hall.
Urban Cottage Industries asked that I join their printer, David Evans, to discuss letterpress printing. They run a battery of linecasting machines and run a number of presses to create their bespoke and short-run printed goods. David — when back at Airedale Products — was good enough to discuss printing with my as I got started around ten years ago