Hokusai and the wave that swept the world
Without the Japanese printmaker Hokusai, Impressionism might never have happened. Jason Farago examines the moment when European art started turning Japanese.
One man’s obsession with rediscovering a lost typeface The Doves Press was one of a number of private printing presses operating at the start of the 20th Century. Established by Emery Walker and TJ Cobden-Sanderson, the pair commissioned Edward Prince to punch cut the single-sized 16 pt text that was used in all the Doves Press publications.
Preserving the lost art of letterpress
For the past 30 years, John Barrett has been gathering all of the equipment from printing houses closing down along the East Coast of the US.
Members of the printing press community come from all over the country to small-town Chicopee, Massachusetts, just to visit his warehouse.