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: