July 26, 2014

Letterpress

A story about one publisher's quest to publish beautiful books with letterpress. A lot of the images in the video—type cases, fonts, galleys, a tub of hot metal, platen presses—raised vivid impressions for me. I could almost smell the printer's ink and see my father standing at the press. There are more [images from Arion Press at Ats at Art Beat](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/printing-whitmans-masterpiece-by-hand/).