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The Old Printing Office

Photo of The Old Printing Office Book

The Old Printing Office by Frank Luther Mott is an account of Mott as a printer’s devil for his father’s small town weekly papers in Iowa.

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Posted by on January 23, 2014
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Book Life

Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher (Beautiful Swiss Books)

It is amazing just how much text exists on the internet. More amazing still is the sheer amount of text that is not on the internet.

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Posted by on January 15, 2014
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Scientists Report Good Typography Improves Mood

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I once found myself lost in the Khan el-Khalili bazaar in Cairo. As any sensible person would do, I asked a local for directions.

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Posted by on January 8, 2014
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Inside the office of Hoefler & Frere-Jones

A highlight of 2013, this video was part to a presentation of the AIGA 2013 Medal awards for which Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones were awarded.

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Posted by on January 2, 2014
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Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter.


 
Posted by on May 4, 2012
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Brooklyn’s Earl Kallemeyn Talks Letterpress


 
Posted by on May 2, 2012
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