Category Archives: type

Form building.

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Forme over function.

So in this week’s episode of ridiculously-time-consuming-acts-performed-in-my-limited-free-time, I give you pamphlet, side two: My favorite thing about letterpress is the fact that you have to build up something three-dimensional to print something two dimensional. So it’s sculptural and flat at … Continue reading

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Too wordy.

Every time I start a new pamphlet, I pretend that this one won’t be so wordy, but clearly I’m failing at this. If I could just restrain myself, I’d be done by now. When I bought the type I’m using … Continue reading

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Bowne & Co.

Bowne & Co. Stationers in the South Street Seaport have had a rough couple of years; the latest is the three feet of flood water that damaged their collection of rare nineteenth century type: Bowne & Co., Stationers and Bowne … Continue reading

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The Paige Compositor

Mark Twain and the typesetting machine that ruined him.  

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Baskerville is the typeface of Truth!

The NY Times says so!

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lettering

Working on lettering for the catalog for our summer members exhibition. Go see it!

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