Category Archives: craft

Typecasting at The Whittington Press

I recently had the great pleasure to return to Whittington again to exhibit at the  Whittington Press Open Day 2011 and was delighted to watch – through the fug of fumes from the  Monotype casters – brand new type being cast by Neil Winter (ex-Libanus Press). Since John Randle bought his first  Monotype caster and […]

Rural Landscape – Art Car Boot Fair

We are delighted to be exhibiting at the  Rural Landscape – Art Car Boot Fair on Saturday 1 October 2011, 12-4pm at Roudham Farm, Roudham, Norfolk NR16 2RJ. We will be showing our letterpress work and our letterpress posters and greeting cards will be for sale. We hope to see you there!

Bill’s Linotype

I couldn’t resist posting this beautifully shot and rather enchanting movie, by J. Shimon & J. Lindemann, that explores a craftsmans’ relationship with the machinery of his trade. Although this film features Bill Malley (1938-2004) and his Linotype machine, I have met a great many craftsman who, like Bill, developed a great affinity for their […]

How to use a Composing Stick movie

I am grateful to Johno over at We Love Typography for letting me know about this movie. Enjoy!