Wood type at the Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione in Cornuda. Photograph by Patricia Vining (2012).
Food stall in Venice. Photograph by Patricia Vining (2012).
Display of antique grappa bottles at the Poli Museo del Grappa in Bassano del Grappa. Photograph by David Wolske (2013).
Tipo Cibo Vino
Legacy of Letters 2019
Letterpress workshop with Peter Kruty Editions
July 3–13, 2019
$3850 [$3300 early bird discount]
space limited to 12 participants*
The 2019 edition of Legacy of Letters will have the theme Tipo Cibo Vino. Our guest artists will be …
21 September 2018
19 September 2018
*The Society of Calligraphers of Boston, a group of experts whose authority in the realm of graphic art is unquestioned, goes on record with the opinion: “It is not possible to discuss the designs [for the paper currency] without heat. They infuriate you because you cannot get at them. They are beyond the reach of criticism. They are safe—as an idiot is safe anywhere, in any community, savage or civilized. They are made immune by hideous deformity.… The artistic value …
14 September 2018
Obviously people had difficulty in seeing the address above the doorway. The only solution was to design the house number in a Fat Face so large that it had to be positioned vertically. It looks great except for the screen at the lower portion of the door. I think the numerals are made of steel.
House number in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Photograph by Paul Shaw (2005).