October 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Frivolous Friday on Saturday!

Oops, I meant to post KernType, a Kerning Game yesterday, but I got too busy playing. It's definitely more fun using brasses and coppers, but something about this game is just so irresistible. My high score was 93. What's yours?

Added by Jessica C. White on October 29, 2011 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

Unicorn Graphics' Wood Type Museum

This may be old news to some of you, but I've just discovered this awesome resource of wood type info at the Unicorn Graphics website, their Web Museum of Wood Types and Ornaments. They have images of a variety of type,…

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Added by Jessica C. White on October 25, 2011 at 9:09am — 3 Comments

International Printing Museum Ludlow Project on Kickstarter

Not only is this a great excuse to support the International Printing Museum and help preserve an important part of printing history, but it also may be the best Kickstarter video you've ever seen. In the words of the…

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Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 20, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

BookWorks Holiday Show and Sale

BookWorks Holiday Show and Sale: Members of the BookWorks Co-op and the Ladies of Letterpress are invited to participate in the 2011 BookWorks Holiday Show and Sale. For the month of December, we’ll transform the BookWorks Gallery into a shopping destination for handmade cards, books, and gift items. Each participant will be responsible for all labeling, display (shelves, boxes or containers), and completing an inventory sheet provided by e-mail. The amount of space will depend on how many…

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Added by Jessica C. White on October 17, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments

Papermaking Society Meeting November 3rd at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

On Thursday, November 3, 2011, please join Pyramid Atlantic Art Center for our Papermaking Society Meeting from 6:00PM-8:00PM at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center which is located at 8230 Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring. Free parking is available! The Papermaking Society Meetings are a terrific opportunity for creativity in the exciting art of… Continue

Added by Jose Dominguez on October 14, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Agents of Change: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books and Prints with a Social Conscience

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design’s Gallery 31 will display books and broadsides by 12 renowned artists in Agents of Change: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books and Prints with a Social Conscience. On view October 5–30, 2011, the exhibition presents works that document and explore poverty, women’s rights, race relations, and environmental sustainability, among other issues. Agents of Change includes recent work by Julie Chen, Maureen Cummins, Ilse…

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Added by Jessica C. White on October 12, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Friday Frivolity: "The Office:" Print Shop edition



While admittedly pro-printer (sorry, designer friends!) this series from Sappi is pretty hilarious, and just weird enough to cause me to watch all of them. See the rest of the short episodes here, and enjoy your…
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Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

RIP, Steve Jobs

who made much of what do possible, and much of what we imagined real. In his words:



“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find…
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Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 5, 2011 at 9:51pm — 3 Comments

Letterpress Events Fall 2011

Dear Ladies of Letterpress,

 

for our letterpress event calendar (http://weloveletterpress.com/letterpress-events) we are looking for great letterpress exhibitions, fairs, or shows that take place this fall (October/November or beyond). Are there any interesting events (globally) that you (would like to) attend? If so,…
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Added by Kristin & Ben on October 3, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

L.A Printers Fair recap

I had a fabulous time in LA over the weekend, and made a little post, with photos of the event, at my blog here. Thanks to all of the LoLP members who came out to say hi, and always such a pleasure to make new friends!

Added by Jessica C. White on October 3, 2011 at 5:42pm — 1 Comment

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