All posts filed under: Letterpress

P98a

p98a is an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin Tiergarten, dedicated to letters, printing and paper by Erik Spiekermann, Ferdinand Ulrich, Norman Posselt, Axel Nagel, Jan Gassel, Laureen Mahler, John Peck, R.Jay Magill and Susanna Dulkinys. They explore how letterpress can be redefined in the 21st century through printing, research, collecting, publishing and making things. Erik Spiekermann: Letterpress; […]

Letterpress & Offset Beauty

A short film about letterpress and one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, situated at Plymouth University, featuring Paul Collier. plymouth.ac.uk Subtitles available here: goo.gl/iuaKY A film by Danny Cooke dannycooke.co.uk Soundtrack by Tony Higgins tonyhiggins.org (Available to download here: goo.gl/exGL1) Production of Raven’s Wing, the fall edition of COLORS limited-edition Field Notes notebooks. Incredible footage. […]

Letterpress Matters

For you in London, don’t miss the Letterpress Matters exhibition and workshops, 3-7 July 2007 at Camberwell College of Arts: It is no coincidence that type was traditionally referred to as matter. In a time when the last generation of professionally-trained compositors are retiring, Letterpress Matters, as part of the Postgraduate Summer Show 2007 at […]

Proceed and Be Bold: Bringing Race and Art to the Masses

A letterpress printer who makes affordable art (6 min. video).Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is a letterpress printer, papermaker and builder of artist’s books. His work embodies his passion for stirring up strong emotions andencouraging people to think in previously unexplored ways. Only his friends know that in a past life he was a computer programmer […]