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AEPM 2015: full conference programme

News   2-3 October 2015   AEPM asbl

The relevance of typographical collections for today’s designers The next AEPM conference will take place on the 2-3 October 2015 and will be hosted by the Tipoteca italiana (Cornuda, Italy). It will look at the many ways in which typographical collections can be used by graphic designers and all those interested in the development of […]

Computer-controlled casting on the Monotype composition caster

News   August 2015   

July 2015: a new version of the rpi2caster has been assembled at the Enkidu-Pers in Holland, in close cooperation with the young computer-genius Krzysztof Słychań of the BookArt Museum in Lodz, Poland. This interface uses four Italian-made matrix-valves, a RaspberryPi mini-computer with a specially designed board mounted on it. The whole is mounted in a […]

St Bride printing library – further restrictions

News   July 2015   AEPM asbl

Disturbing news from the St Bride Printing Library (London) The St Bride Foundation has just announced that it is no longer able to keep the printing workshop and library open in their current format because of funding constraints. The result of this is that the staff working in those departments have been made redundant. The […]

AEPM 2015 conference announcement

News   2-3 October 2015   AEPM asbl

The next AEPM conference will be on the theme of The relevance of typographical collections for today’s designers   dates: 2-3 October 2015 place: the fabulous Tipoteca italiana (Cornuda, Italy). The theme of the conference Who cares about about outmoded letterpress techniques in the digital âge? Old machines and metal type are nice to look […]

Invitation for 2015 IADM conference

News   12-14 November 2015   

Dear Members of AEPM, I would like to invite you to this year’s IADM conference which will take place on November 12-14th in Mosbach and Heidelberg. We will discuss the following topics: “Special features of packaging print – Tales from old boxes and full bottles” and “Today’s museum projects and tomorrow’s IADM perspectives”. On November […]

Poster contest about typography

News   22 May 2015   

International poster contest 10 years of the Museum of Typography, Chania, Crete Unique in Greece, the “Museum of Typography”, in Chania/Crete, with great pleasure invites for a second year those who have artistic flair, talent, inspiration and imagination, to participate in the 2nd international poster contest, launched officially today, Friday, May 22, 2015.:This year’s theme […]

Vincent van Gogh the graphic artist

News   9 May 2015 - 4 October 2015   

Exhibition: Vincent van Gogh the graphic artist The art of ‘black and white’… 2015 marks the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death (1853-1890). This occasion is being commemorated in over 30 locations throughout Europe under the title: ‘Van Gogh 2015: 125 years of inspiration’. The Dutch Museum of Lithography is participating in this event […]

Estimating the value of paper-makers’ hand moulds

News   25 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Jürgen Bönig of the Museum der Arbeit (Hamburg, Germany) writes to ask if anyone can provide an estimation of the value of some British paper-makers’ hand moulds. The estimate is for tax purposes following the gift of the moulds to the Museum. Size in cm: 60 x 77 cm           2 pcs. 47 x 59 cm           […]

New traveling exhibition on Frans Masereel available for hire

News   23 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Frans Masereel and his work for the press The German Newspaper Museum and the Frans Masereel Foundation are offering for hire a new traveling exhibition entitled Frans Masereel and his work for the press. The exhibition will be shown in the German Newspaper Museum (Wadgassen, Germany) from January to March 2016. After that it is […]

Bodoni Museum reopens

News   18 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Reopening of the Bodoni Museum Saturday, April 18 at 17.00 the Bodoni Museum reopens after two and a half years of enforced closure following a fire in the Biblioteca Palatino in October 2012. The Museum will again be open to visitors with a new permanent exhibition. Exhibition The occasion will be marked by a new […]