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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!

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I Love Typography: The Evolution of Chromatic Type

Friends at I Love Typo­graphy have a delight­ful art­icle about chro­mat­ic type.  Like oth­er let­ter­press print­ers I fet­ish­ise these types, includ­ing the newly-pro­­duced woodletter.

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Justin Knopp: Dazzle Border 

The won­der­ful ‘Dazzle Bor­der’ from Typoretum.

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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…