26 January 2023 – April 24 2023 // AEPM webmaster

Print Pound Notes!

Exhibition celebrating 100 years of Adana 26 January 2023 – April 24 2023 Monday – Friday 10:00-5:00pm Please note: the exhibition space is not always open due to its dual usage. Please contact St Bride Foundation at info@sbf.org.uk before you come to avoid disappointment. The Adana printing press is 100 years old and to mark

30 March 2023 // AEPM webmaster

Designing type revivals

With Riccardo Olocco and Michele Patanè Talk: online and in-person Thursday 30 March 2023 7–8.30 pm BST St Bride Foundation Book Tickets HERE What do we need to design a type revival? Looking beyond the limits of a definition, Riccardo and Michele – both experienced designers and educators – will provide reflections to understand what

Posted January 30, 2023 // AEPM webmaster

Call to save a cultural treasure

The future of the Offizin Haag-Drugulin, Dresden, is uncertain By Silvia Werfel After the death of Eckehart SchumacherGebler on 17 December 2022, it is uncertain what will happen to Offizin Haag-Drugulin (OHD). SchumacherGebler had taken over the renowned Leipzig company, founded in 1829, after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and most recently continued to

17 December 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Eckehart SchumacherGebler (1934-2022)

Obituary The death of Eckehart SchumacherGebler on 17 December 2022 (born 1934) has affected all of his friends in the fields typography and printing. Few people were so closely involved in actively safeguarding historical type culture. Who else could have managed with such professionalism the continued use of old typefaces in the present day. Eckehart

24.09.2022 – 12.02.2023 // AEPM webmaster

Life and everyday life in Aachen – Achim Ferrari ’80s Photos

Exhibition 24.09.2022 – 12.02.2023 An exhibition dedicated to Aachen was opened at the International Newspaper Museum for the Art Route 2022 Show off 50 pictures of Achim Ferrari, who captured the colours of the 1980s with his camera in a unique way. Still marked by the traces of destruction caused by the Second World War,

Posted December 20, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

The Klingspor Type Archive is online!

The type specimens of the Klingspor Type Foundry Offenbach are now available online on our new website. For the moment there are 1000 digital images, and many more will be added next year. On the website, designed by Turbo Type, you can search by colour, typeface or designer, and current projects on the subject are

17 - 18 July 2023 // AEPM webmaster

Symposium on the study of books and literature in exhibitions

Call for Papers International graduate student symposium on the study of books and literature in exhibitions The multimodal and multifaceted ways in which books and literature may be exploited in exhibitions has captured the attention of scholars from a variety of disciplines: from museum and curatorial studies to literary criticism, art history, communication and media studies,

7 November 2022 - 10 March 2023 // AEPM webmaster

7th international poster contest – Planet Earth at the ecological crossroad

Call for participation The Giannis and Eleni Garedaki Museum of Typography (Chania, Crete) has announced its 7th International Poster Contest, entitled Planet Earth at the ecological crossroad. At the peak of the climate crisis, the message of environmental awareness is required to reach as many of us as possible. The poster as ‘messenger’ plays its

Posted November 7, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Grand stuff at the National Print Museum

A Design week 2022 event to coincide with the National Print Museum’s new exhibition Wednesday 16 November at 15.00, the National Print Museum is organising an event to coincide with the launch of its new  exhibition Grand stuff: label art from Ireland . The exhibition is the first attempt to survey label art produced in

Posted November 7, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Vintage printing equipment on offer in Malta

We are a long standing family with roots within the letterpress and offset business from the isolated island of Malta. We have a couple of old vintage pieces of equipment which we wonder would be of interest to anyone. We have a large book press, an old hand fed platen, and also an old 1ft

10 November 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Beatrice Warde Memorial Lecture

Beatrice Warde: her life and work With Nicolas Barker 10 November 2022 St Bride Foundation and online via Zoom We are honoured to be joined by Nicolas Barker to celebrate the life and work of Beatrice Warde. Nicolas first met Beatrice in the late 1940s. He describes her as force of nature, and an enthusiast

Posted September 28, 2022 // typorama

Crowdfunding to save an 1884 Hamm treadle cylinder press

Typorama – Museum for Typesetting and Printing Bischofszell, Switzerland We need your support, because we really want to save this machine. It is a treadle cylinder press manufactured by Albert & Hamm in 1884 with automatic inking and paper delivery. Once acquired and moved to our premises, the press will be restored so that it

Posted September 28, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Expressly Offenbach: a new look at printing in Offenbach

AusDrücklich Offenbach (explicitly Offenbach) Offenbach, its history of printing and its impact on tomorrow Edited by Monika Jäger and Jürgen Eichenauer Offenbacher Studien volume 5 Weimar (VDG) 2022 ISBN 978-3-89739-967 12 essays, language: German, 167 p, colour illustrations Offenbach and Printing? But, isn‘t it Offenbach and Leather? In fact it is both. But while the

Posted September 22, 2022 // pressemuseet

Meeting the need for skilled typesetter technicians

From Jan Erik Øvergård Press Museum Fjeld-Ljom, Røros, Norway In our Press Museum we have a collection of four working hot metal type setting machines, two Linotype and two Intertype, ranging from 1933 to 1963 in production year. This is probably more than 50% of the working machines in Norway. We are fortunate to have

6 September 2022 // Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia

2022 Valencia World Design Capital Program visit

City of Mainz delegation visits Museo de la Imprenta y de las artes graficas de Valencia On the – September, taking advantage of the scheduled activities in Valencia due to 2022 World Design Capital, our museum was visited by a German delegation headed by Michael Ebling, the Mayor of the City of Mainz and Dr.

Posted September 19, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Three machines for sale in Mexico

W. O. Hickok, binder’s board shear Guillotine, American 1870’s: Measures approximately 38″ tall (plus wooden base: 1-1/2″) x 64″ wide x 44-1/2″ long. Cutting width 32” Condition: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but it appears to be fully operational. Overall good condition. Totally cleaned. Original red paint. Country/Region of Manufacture: Harrisburg,

Posted September 19, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

Inauguration of a working printing museum in Sibiu, Romania

The first working printing museum in Sibiu The Petrescu Press in the city of Sibiu in Romania recently opened its new cultural space Gutenberg in the Digital Age which includes a Working Printing Museum whose aim is to showcase the machines, skills and techniques of traditional letterpress printing. The Working Printing Museum operates as a

Posted September 3, 2022 // AEPM webmaster

The People’s Graphic Design Archive

A virtual archive built by everyone, about everyone, for everyone The People’s Graphic Design Archive is a crowd-sourced virtual archive of inclusive graphic design history. It includes everything from finished projects to process, photos, correspondence, oral histories, anecdotes, articles, essays, and other supporting material. You’ll find all sorts of information and links to other relevant

20 August 2022 // AEPM webmaster

News from…

Who: Stefan Soltek Where: Klingspor Museum What: Swiss graphic designer Dafi Kühne talks about his work When: 20 August 2022 It’s Saturday evening. At the Klingspor Museum some 12 visitors listen to Swiss Graphic Designer Dafi Kühne. The 40 year old protagonist of the design scene has traveled from Zürich to Offenbach. He has brought

22-23 October 2022 // letterpress.amsterdam

Save de date! Drukwerk in de Marge annual printers’ fair

New venue for the annual printers’ fair organised by Drukwerk in de Marge Please note it in your diaries, after many years at the Pieterskerk in Leiden the annual printers fair of Drukwerk in de Marge will take place this year in Amersfoort, in the Prodentfabriek. In this fantastic industrial building you’ll not only find