Posts Tagged ‘Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum’
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The Beauty of Letterpress: Gee Whiz!

San Francisco's Earl Gee contributed this beautifully crafted and intelligently conceived new print, Edition 13, Beauty of Letterpress: The Art of Making an Impression. Mr. Gee considered various concepts for his design but, he says, “The idea of using tools as typographic forms was impossible to resist. I hope viewers and poster collectors enjoy discovering ...

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100 Year Old Cow Helps Save the HWTM

Just Your Type: Sacred Cows A newly released print for The Beauty of Letterpress is being offered for sale to support the preservation and curation work at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum. This block has historic significance. The 12.5 x 19 poster was printed by museum director Jim Moran. We spoke with Jim about his limited-edition Jersey […]

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Hamilton Type & Printing Museum Campaign Nears $$ Goal

If you love letterpress printing, chances are you know Boxcar Press. The Syracuse, NY-based shop has been printing and making plates for letterpress printers for over 16 years. This group of long-time letterpress lovers have stepped in help the Hamilton Type & Printing Museum achieve its fundraising goal. With only $1,564 left to reach the 30k goal, Boxcar produced ...

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Letterpress Print by Modern Dog Helps Hamilton Museum

Seattle-based Modern Dog's Robynne Raye has made challenging business decisions in her day, including the settlement of a long-standing copyright infringement lawsuit that occupied her and her colleagues for nearly two years. But her decision to help Hamilton Type & Printing Museum raise $30,000 through Neenah's The Beauty of Letterpress initiative was not ...

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Jucy Lucy’s and a Studio on Fire Tour at Head, Heart, Hand

Based on my years serving on the local AIGA board, as well as numerous conferences, I find that it is no secret that Minneapolis has some amazing creatives. It did not shock me one bit that the AIGA Head, Heart, Hand Conference would choose this city as the backdrop for this event. That, and to […]

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A trip through the convention space at HOW.

The convention space at HOW Design Live sets it apart from any of the other design conferences I have attended. Not only in the number of vendors showing their wares (and there are many), but in the amount of time and effort the vendors put into their promotions. Matt’s been doing a great job on […]

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Letterpress, Voting and Sneakers at Saturday’s Pivot

AIGA Pivot has been sounding like a design conference for the past day, but now it looks like one too. Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum has a table full of gorgeous posters. This one designed by Matthew Carter. I have been enjoying a lot of the talk about doing good, and designing ideas, not […]

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