For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students (2nd Edition)

November 3, 2020
For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students (2nd Edition)

Winner - American Graphic Design Award, Graphic DesignUSAConveying the authors' love of the letterpress process andproduct, this book presents the technical, historical, aestheticand practical information necessary for both students andinstructors.The 2nd edition of For the Love of Letterpress includesan updated gallery of contemporary images of letterpress printing,as well as a new chapter of letterpress assignments from the UnitedStates, United Kingdom and Europe. Both additions attest to thedynamic and continued relevance of the media.The authors show how contemporary digital processes haveexpanded the boundaries of traditional letterpress. By writing withpassion and experience, they indicate why a 15th century printingtechnology based upon crafting with one's hands, still has appealand value to 21st century artists and designers.Whether incorporated into an academic curriculum or used forself-study, For the Love of Letterpress is a must forstudents who wish to learn letterpress and instructors seekinginspiration and reference.