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Hamilton Stories: Norbert Brylski Interview

“HWT Brylski” is a typeface by Nick Sherman, named for retired wood type cutter Norb Brylski, and designed to be cut as wood type at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. It incorporates several themes that were common in 19th-century type design, including split Tuscan serifs with angled mansard-style sides, […]

300m lenght type project by Gordon Young and Andy Altman

Created by artist Gordon Young and designer Andy Altman of Why Not Associates, that brought us the Comedy Carpet, this piece is again based on the ground, created from granite that over the next few years will reach a whopping 300m in length. Instead of gags, the piece will display a list of cargo goods that […]

Type Kita

Maan Agsalud wrote us with a wonderful project: TYPE KITA,  the first-ever typography exhibit in the Philippines, in Manila. TYPE KITA means “You’re my type” in English. It’ll be held on March 15 & 16, 2014, and will feature artists, letterers, penmans and other type-lovers to exhibit their own typographic pieces and installations. The two-day event […]

Los Ultimos – Endless Letterpress

Nicolas Rodriguez Fuchs wrote us from Argentina, introducing one inspiring project, a documentary about the present of woodtype presses in Argentina. You can help this project come to completion at:losultimosdoc.com.ar Buenos Aires deepest suburbs, July 2013. Three old print shops disputes the printing of cumbia and boxing posters. Second and third family generations keep these […]

Goods Carrier – Prints inspired by Indian Truck Typography

Designer and illustrator Richard Vickers launches Goods Carrier, a new range of limited edition prints inspired by Indian truck art. Most people return from India inspired by the spirituality, landscape or food – but for London-based graphic designer/illustrator Richard Vickers it was the ornate decoration of Indian trucks which caught his attention. Driving across a […]