Posts Tagged ‘Printing’

The survival of letterpress

February 9, 2012

Click on Guardant Press for the web log of my friend David Damico, a dedicated teacher, graphics design expert and letterpress enthusiast.

Hot type and roaring presses

January 22, 2011

One of the satisfactions of growing older is the knowledge of all the things that I have seen that nobody will ever see again.

The old-time newspaper composing room is one, as I was reminded when my friend David Damico, an expert on graphic design and the history of typography, e-mailed me links to these videos.  They are a documentary of the last night that the New York Times was produced with Linotype machines and hot type.

[Update 9/27/2020 New link replaces original two]