The End of Movable Type in China

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Letterpress | No Comments
The End of Movable Type in China

Words printed with lead type are much lovelier because they are able to preserve the beauty of Chinese calligraphy and the grace of its individual brush strokes. Right now that is something you can’t find in computer fonts. —Chang Chiehkuan, Taipei Times, 2009 Quote from an interesting but sad 2010 article, The End of Movable […]

Visiting Kyle Durrie and the Type Truck @ the Renegade Craft Fair

Posted by on Jul 18, 2011 in Letterpress, Out & About | No Comments
Visiting Kyle Durrie and the Type Truck @ the Renegade Craft Fair

I had a great visit with letterpress printer, Kyle Durrie, during her stop at the Renegade Craft Fair this past weekend. She welcomes you aboard her mobile letterpress studio where you can print a free souvenir bag using her Showcard sign press. Sometimes referred to as a proof press, this type of press was originally […]