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.
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
Monotype have released their new ‘Eric Gill Series’, a re-creation of Gill and Joanna faces and their variants.
Hand & Eye Letterpress: fine printers and suppliers of letterpress type, London
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!
A lovely story, and even better Monotype border, from Alix and Francis Meynell over at the Semple Press.
Harry McIntosh’s advanced system to take word-processed text on a PC to gleaming new metal types
The Monotype machine to cast pages of continuous text from a punched paper tape
The first step in Monotype production: encoding the words
Bradford’s Industrial Museum
The system that spawned a great name in letterpress and the typography we use today
How to find and buy second-hand type