Make pie and give it to the devil

The arcane language of the printshop is very old. This amusing blog post (the blog is called Spitalfields Life) reprints amusing entries from an 1875 manual given to beginning typographers. I learned many of the same terms when I first worked in a print shop in the...

Codex Australia shuts down

Just received an email from Alan Loney: Dear Friends It is with a great deal of sadness that I tell you that Codex Australia Inc is closing down and all its programs and operations will cease by the end of this month. While this decision has been very difficult to...

Newberry Tumblrs its treasures

Say you’ve got a lot of great typographic material. Say you have a sedate physical building off a nice park in Chicago. How to get the interest of all those young type folk who would love to see it? Wouldn’t have crossed my mind, but that Paul Gehl...