letterpress

 

Letterpress Printing at P98a

Last week Erik Spiekermann published a video about his letterpress shop at P98a in Berlin. Even though the audience at large mainly knows him as a successful and acclaimed “digital” designer (290K followers on Twitter, anyone?), creator of some very popular digital typefaces, letterpress has been a constant factor in his career. During his studies [...]

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Looking For Images Of Letterpress Script Faces

I needed extra visual material for “From Metal Scripts to Digital Writing”, my presentation at TYPO Berlin 2012 “Sustain”.

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Letterpress Printing The Cover For Gillian Welch’s The Harrow & The Harvest

Video detailing the creation process and production of the cover insert for the latest Gillian Welch album.

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Making Books In The Days Of The Linotype

A vintage short documentary produced by Encyclopædia Britannica Films Inc. in 1947 explains the process from copy setting to binding.

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Stop Motion Video Introduces The Vocabulary Of Typography

This stop-motion animation by Lynn Kiang explains the grammar of typography in the RISD letterpress shop.

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Lovely Video Shows The Process Of Letterpress Printing

Graphic and motion designer Naomi Ross produced a gorgeous instructional video showing the process of printing letterpress with wood type.

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Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century (A documentary)

Support the production of the documentary about Jim Rimmer, possibly the only person who designed and fabricated fonts in both digital and metal formats.

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Hamilton’s 10th Anniversary Events

The last weekend of May the Hamilton Wood Type & Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin hosts a weekend-long celebration of their 10th Anniversary.

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