It might be because I love the topic, but I find letterpress lends itself to film. So much to capture, so many details and such a rich variety of materials it’s easy to see why film makers enjoy putting our process on film. Diogo Atadini has been in touch about his film of the Hooksmith Press. Beautiful work!
A wonderful exhibition from Monotype at the Type Archive on the work of Berhold Wolpe, perhaps most famous for the beautiful Albertus.
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An enjoyable Telegraph article about Kelvyn Smith, proprietor of Mr Smith’s Letterpress workshop. A thoroughly nice man who was good enough to talk me through his approach to printing a couple of years ago.
Lovely write up by Crown of Flowers of Graham Bignell, Beatrice Bless and Richard Ardagh’s New North Press.
Just a few days left of this BBC4 documentary by Mark Ovenden. I’ve not yet watched it but have seen nothing but excellent reviews of Mark’s documentary.
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.
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…
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