Registration now open for ‘Beauty of Letters’

The long-awaited blockbuster symposium called “The Beauty of Letters: text, type and communication in the eighteenth century” which will take place in Birmingham, England on March 14 and 15, is now accepting registrants. It’s 85 quid for both days,...

Arion Press seeks apprentices in printing and foundry

Actually, they also want a full time bookkeeper/office manager, but I’m guessing that readers of this blog will be more interested in the printing and foundry. They don’t seem to post the job on their web site, so I’ll put the text of the email I...

Type Talks: Sign-writing discussed at Birmingham

15 January 2015 (registration opens 1730, talk commences 1800) Joby Carter is passionate about painting letters, and will present a lecture on the art and craft of sign-writing in Britain. Just a few years ago signpainting was so much of a dying art that it was almost...