Friends at St Brides are showing Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. 27 October, 6pm to 9pm. More details on the St Bride website.
Not sure how I missed this, but a 2010 article with Phil Abel of Hand & Eye Letterpress in the Guardian.
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…
I’m late to this (as always) but can’t resist a little envy at the delightfully tidy works at the London Centre for Book Arts.
A wonderful exhibition from Monotype at the Type Archive on the work of Berhold Wolpe, perhaps most famous for the beautiful Albertus. Excited to announce our upcoming exhibition The Wolpe Exhibition @TypeArchive. Join us Sept 29 — Oct 30 https://t.co/hdGyjBXEd8 #MeetWolpe pic.twitter.com/jnBy6gYUHj — Monotype. (@Monotype) September 18, 2017
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.
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. BBC4: Two Types: The Faces of Britain
A project by friends at the New North Press producing a prototype 3D-printing letterpress font: second link down.
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! Header Image: “Polling Station” flickr photo by secretlondon123 https://flickr.com/photos/secretlondon/6997132774 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license
More London Underground insight: A letter from Eiichi Kono to the designer of Johnston Sans, the famous London Underground typeface