ATypI 2015 in São Paolo

I first attended ATypI in 1987, in a year it was a joint conference with the Type Director’s Club, held in New York. My recollection is that Roger Black was the motive force behind it. This was during the dawn of Postscript, the Adobe-created language which made...

Alcuin Society Wayzgoose

For all lovers of beautiful books, paper, and print in Vancouver, BC, Canada, the Wayzgoose is one event not to be missed. It is that time when letterpress printers, paper marbles, bookbinders and other book artists come together to showcase their work and remind us...

Crowd Sourcing the Barbarians

As Jan & Crispin Elsted embark on their latest publication, they have put together an IndieGoGo crowd-sourcing campaign to help cover start-up costs. The project, possibly the Barbarian’s most challenging to date, is an involved examination and presentation...

The Alcuin Society’s 50th anniversary talk series

This year, the Alcuin Society turns 50. We are fiercely proud of our achievements, and we would like to thank all those who supported, helped, encouraged, and sponsored us. It is through their unwavering passion for well-designed books and their vivid love for all...