Pathé: Monotype Portraits

A delight­ful film of the cre­ation of Mono­type por­traits.  I can­’t remem­ber where I found the admit­tedly-poor-qual­ity image in the head­er, but I think that would have been the output. 


Monotype: The Wolpe Exhibition

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 #Meet­Wolpe — Mono­type. (@Monotype) Septem­ber 18, 2017


Monotype's New "Eric Gill" Series

Mono­type have released their new ‘Eric Gill Series’, a re-cre­a­tion of Gill and Joanna faces and their variants.

Hand & Eye Letterpress, London

Hand & Eye Let­ter­press: fine print­ers and sup­pli­ers of let­ter­press type, London


Metal Type: Monotype Recorders

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!


Semple Press: Invitation from the Meynells

A lovely story, and even bet­ter Mono­type bor­der, from Alix and Fran­cis Meynell over at the Semple Press.

MacTronic: Monotype Typesetting from Computer

Harry McIn­tosh’s advanced sys­tem to take word-pro­cessed text on a PC to gleam­ing new met­al types

Monotype Composition Caster

The Mono­type machine to cast pages of con­tinu­ous text from a punched paper tape

Monotype Keyboard

The first step in Mono­type pro­duc­tion: encod­ing the words

Bradford Industrial Museum

Brad­ford’s Indus­tri­al Museum

The Monotype System

The sys­tem that spawned a great name in let­ter­press and the typo­graphy we use today

Finding Second-Hand Type

How to find and buy second-hand type