Saturday, 14 August 2010


Oh, this is such a beautiful blog. I think I want to be a printer.

We were at John Rylands last Christmas and they had a demonstration of a huge old printing press. We all got to use it to make really beautiful pictures.

I think the process is just so great, even for the simple single-picture things like in the video below:

I love this video, it's interesting even aside from the subject matter, it's really old but it has a sort of pre-powerpoint section which made me smile:

The type of letterpress that I'm really interested in is this, with all the lovely coins and furniture etc:

I really really want to work here:

Or maybe here, where they even cast their own type:

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