1. 'John Baskerville. Art and Industry in the Enlightenment', by Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick, Liverpool University Press.
2. 'The Visual History of Type', by Laurence King.
3. Type and time: Work, typographic meanderings and learning to slow down. The Beatrice Warde Memorial Lecture by The Counter Press. 2 November, 7pm, St Bride Foundation.
4. The second issue of Pressing Matters magazine is available for purchase.
1. Boekkunstbeurs in Pieterskerk in Leiden. 11-12.11.2017.
2. The Wolpe Exhibition - a month-long exhibition to celebrate the launch of a new collection of typefaces, originally designed by Berthold Wolpe, now revived by Monotype.
3. Making third stream books in the post-digital age, lecture by Russell Maret. 17.10.2017
4. Double Dagger Issue 2 is now available for pre-order.
1. Women in Print: production, distribution and consumption. Call for papers.
2. Frank Baseman’s Inner Ben Franklin by Steven Heller
3. New Prints 2018/Winter. Call for submissions. Deadline 09.11.2017
4. Nieuwe business modellen in print. 05.10.2017, Mechelen
1. The State of Historical Letterpress. This one-day workshop examines the survival and use of historical printing presses and type. Birmingham, UK. 29.09.2017
2. DRUKOPSTRAAT #6. Steamroller Printing Festival in Gent. 23-24.09.2017 - link
3. Redopapers is a young design brand from Antwerp that uses left over and unused print materials. The final result is a line of beautiful stationery products.
4. Art Print Residence in Barcelona.
Last Saturday I got up early to take the train to Antwerp to visit Zomertyposium where this year it was all about the creation of letters; then, but surely now. The impressive list of speakers promising an interesting day ahead includes Martin Majoor (NL), Thomas Gravemaker (NL), Patrick Goossens (BE) and René Knip (NL), covering various topics of type design, from punch cutting and producing new wood type to digital type design and 2 & 3 dimensional type on an industrial scale.Read More