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Category Archives: Letterpress

A Codex Miracle

Just in the nick of time, a working model of my new book is ready to make the trip to the Codex Book Fair on Saturday. Now to business packing … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 11 Comments

Codex: A Race Against Time

AAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRGHGHGHGHGH I’ll admit it. This is blind panic. I am desperate to get at least one copy of Figure Study¬†together in time for Codex. I leave for San Francisco a … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

Every Day is Different

I am, as you can see, working hard to churn out the new book these days. This kind of printing is a slog. Not very difficult, not very interesting, nothing … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Announcing a BIG JUMP PRESS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN! Give a little, get a lot!

NOTE: this project was fully funded in June! Hurrah! Hello Blog Friends! I am so pleased to announce that (science correspondent and collaborator) David Allen and I have finally launched … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Adventures in the Monotype Archive: Jan van Krimpen’s Angry letters

Welcome back to the Monotype Archive! Thanks to Monotype designer Toshi Omagari, I was able to spend time last week digging through boxes and pawing old documents and type drawings … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Adventures in the Monotype Archive: The Sad Story of Sachsenwald

The archive buried in a small office complex in Salfords, Surrey is the last onsite stronghold of what was once Monotype’s enormous factory complex. The Salfords railway station was built … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 14 Comments

The Return of The Collaborator

Science Correspondent/Collaborator David Allen was back in UK last week to continue our work on what we have come to refer to as “Dave and Sarah’s Amazing Project.” Dave is … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

Courses in the South of England, Spring 2014

Hello all! It’s that time again. I know you’ve all been waiting and waiting for a shameless workshop plug. Today I am answering your call! Below you’ll find a list … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

My new friend Rebecca Chamlee

Two weeks ago I flew to Los Angeles and was met at the airport by Rebecca Chamlee of Pie in the Sky Press. I did a lot of things in … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 13 Comments

It’s here.

!!!!!!!   Watch: So it’s true: a garage is not the ideal home for this beauty. I’m working on it. But first I have to go to Los Angeles.  

February 27, 2014 · 9 Comments