2 February 2012

Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film

Found this short film by Danny Cooke (@dannycooke) about the letterpress - its history, use, and value in today's print industry - and was thoroughly impressed by it. I watched it twice. The painstaking and detailed process of its operation and the oh so worthwhile end result is amazing. I wanted to actually be able to hold the paper and feel the letters. It was filmed so beautifully. I wish I had one/had the prowess to use it/isn't it funny how I'm mesmerized by this machine that is NOT new in any way?!

Take a look for yourself and tell me if you share similar sentiments.

P.S.: Lucky students at Plymoth U!



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