Interested in exchanging posters from your collections? PosterArc in Amsterdam with total holdings of 120,000 international posters on political-social issues, theatre, film, the Cold War, European integration process, global health and HIV/AIDS, etc. has de-accessioned about 20,000 duplicates from most of these thematic collections and is interested to discuss exchanging them with other institutions who […]
A printing museum unique of its kind The Book Art Museum is a venue moving your imagination and mind. Trespassing the threshold a following question is usually asked: „where is the museum?” “Wait a minute. It will come” – this is what the hosts, “the mobile monuments of the past epoch”, usually answer and bring […]
Rare 15th-century printed pages by Caxton discovered by researcher Posted by Charles Hull. This article is by Tania Mason, Tuesday 09 May 2017 – the Copyright of PrintWeek magazine is acknowledged. Thank you for use of this information. A librarian at the University of Reading has unearthed one of the oldest surviving pages ever printed, […]
5th Type Festival at the Offizin Haag-Drugulin Dresden 17 – 18 June 2017 Only seven days left until the traditional Type Festival (Schriftenfest) will take place at Offizin Haag-Drugulin in Dresden. Types by Justus Erich Walbaum and the topic legibility are in focus this year. Registration for this event is still open at our website […]
[Island of Syros, Greece] The history of printing on the island of Syros If you happen to find yourself on Syros, capital of the Cyclades, between now and mid-August be sure to take the time to visit the Industrial museum of Hermoupolis which is currently showing an exhibition about the history of printing on the island. […]
The photo album of the AEPM’s recent annual conference at the Museum of Typography in Chania (Crete) is now online in our Flickr gallery.
Call for papers: deadline 30 June Blocks, plates, stones: matrices/printing surfaces in research and collections 21 September 2017 (Senate House, London; reception at British Academy) Deadline: 30 June 2017, via http://bit.ly/BlocksPlatesStones-Submit Details: http://bit.ly/BlocksPlatesStones Convenor: Dr Elizabeth Savage (Institute of English Studies) Keynote roundtable Dr Richard S Field (Yale) Prof James Mosley (Institute of English Studies) Dr
What has the AEPM been up to lately? The minutes of the annual general meeting of the AEPM which was held in Chania (Crete, Greece) on the 13th May are now online at http://www.aepm.eu/archive/annual-general-meeting-2017-chania-greece/.
Making (printing) history in Crete: the annual conference of the AEPM The 2017 edition of the AEPM’s annual conference was hosted by the Museum of Typography in Souda, next to the historic town of Chania in the North West of Crete. From 11-14 May, it brought together fifty-five participants from eleven countries including South Korea. […]
In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to operate the Linotype, identify its most important parts and fix faults. Some small disassembly work is carried out so that you can apply the knowledge later on your own. There will also be some keyboard exercises and an introduction to the history of typesetting […]