Legacy of Letters 2023: Letterpress Extravaganza—9. Cornuda

July 9, 2023 | Workshop Day 2

Letterpress workshop with Peter Kruty Editions

The participants continued to design and print their Glossary pages throughout the day.

Marked-up proof of layout for Type Styles by Chiara Bergese and Kelci Baughman McDowell. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

Jacob Ford measuring the width of his Typography divider page design. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

The type for Decoration tied up with a proof adjacent to it. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

Peter Kruty helping Fred Wilshire with the lock-up of his Parts of Letters page. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

An early iteration of Jen Thomas’ design for the Book & Paper divider page. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

Stefano Baldassari adjusting the type for his Printing page. Photograph by Paul Shaw

Stefano Baldassari’s lock-up for the Printing divider page. The type is plastic.Photograph by Paul Shaw.


Several participants began preparing their alphabet keepsake in the afternoon.

Chiara Bergese (at right) looking through the Tipoteca’s campionario for a typeface for her alphabet broadside. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

Stefano Baldassari leafing through the Tipoteca’s campionario to choose a typeface for his alphabet broadside. Photograph by Paul Shaw.

Paul Shaw’s rough layout for the 2×5 portfolio cover. The identify of the upper typeface is unknown; the bottom one is Estro by Aldo Novarese (1961). Photograph by Paul Shaw.