Friends at Robert Smail’s have hosted Keith Houston of the Shady Characters blog. A great place, accompanied with a great write up.
A lovely write up of last month’s Wayzgoose at the St Bride Foundation by Type & Press.
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…
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
A delightfully tidy workshop — well done Mostly Flat.
More London Underground insight: A letter from Eiichi Kono to the designer of Johnston Sans, the famous London Underground typeface
Justin’s notes on the correct size for business cards. “Social & Business Card Sizes” by kvanhorn is licensed under CC BY
Friends at ‘Press Here’ have a nice Facebook album of Culross the Printers in the 1940s.
Exciting news of a Wayzgoose in Shipley in June!
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.
The wonderful ‘Dazzle Border’ from Typoretum.
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…