Encyclopaedia Britannica

28-4-2018-Encyclopaedia-Britannica-Post-PictureAfter 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica went out of print in 2012. Ever wanted to know how they pulled this off back in the days? Check the video below dating from 1951. Just sit back, relax and feel humble.

At The Caslon Foundry In Chiswell St

Caslon-Post-PictureChiswell St is a canyon lined with glass and steel buildings leading from Moorgate to the Barbican today, yet once this was the centre of printing in the City of London. The foundry established by William Caslon in 1737, Britain’s

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Jan Šetek and type foundry PangudiLuhur Part 2

Jurgen-Wegner-Post-PictureA few weeks ago I received and posted Jürgen Wegner’s article about Jan Šetek and type foundry PangudiLuhur. (you can read it here) I was quite fascinated by the story and shortly after posting it on the site, I woke …

Letterform Archive is celebrating: The Nuremberg Chronicle

Stephen Coles – Associate Curator & Editorial Director of Letterform Archive is celebrating. and he has a good reason to do so; Recently Letterform Archive has purchased a copy of their first complete incunable: The Nuremberg Chronicle.

 

The Nuremberg

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Jan Šetek and type foundry PangudiLuhur Part 1

Jurgen-Wegner-Post-PictureIndonesia is our most populous neighbour with about 260 million or a little over ten times the population of Australia. The Dutch, trading as the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (Dut., Dutch East India Company), established themselves there at the beginning of

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The Beautiful Meme zooms in.

Grafik takes a ‘closer look’ at the campain that London based creative studio The Beautiful Meme has made for The Francis Crick Institute in London. Together with TBM Creative Director Tom Sharp they discuss the campain in which they’ve used the same …

Erik van Blokland about Bad Type; an article that is still relevant!

It doensn’t matter if you’re a type designer,graphic designer, type enthusiast, letterpress printer/enthusiast, typophile, type lover, etc. etc.; You are obliged to imprint this name into your grey cells: Erik van Blokland.

Erik van Blokland is a Dutch typeface designer, educator and …

Meet Jimmy DiResta.

Jimmy is a guy who makes stuff and has a bunch of machines in his shop at home. He also has a YouTube Channel on which he occassionally puts video’s of stuff he creates. Every 100,000 subscribers he shows off …