Posts Tagged ‘jason wedekind’
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All Aboard @ The Letterpress Depot!

Get On This Train The Letterpress Depot in Englewood, CO, offers a platform for anyone to enjoy and use an astonishing array of letterpress equipment and historic type archives.  Imagine a place where inspired designers can go to learn about printing, typography, bookbinding, and more. That place exists. Well, that place almost exists, thanks to the determination ...

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06
16
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Mary Bruno Lets the End Times Roll

From the small town of St. Joseph, MN, designer and letterpress artist Mary Bruno organizes a second letterpress broadside exchange to excite social activism. Lucky for us, her prophesy of optimism and engagement prevailed over the apocalypse. The End of Times project was hatched by Mary Bruno in December of 2011 in response to the mythic threat of the apocalypse, ...

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Old School Meets New, On Letterpress

Von Glitschka’s print is Issue 11 in this growing collection of limited-edition letterpress prints—a project conceived by Neenah as a way to celebrate the art of letterpress and contribute to the preservation and heritage of old school printing at the Hamilton Wood Type & Print Museum.

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HOW Chicago: How Sweet It Was

If you weren't at the HOW Conference in Chicago, here's what you missed: "Whew! What a whirlwind. As I travel home by train from the HOW Conference in Chicago, I'm exhausted, inspired, and energized by what I saw and heard. For a conference that's now in it's 25th year, it isn't tired or trite. In fact, it's one of the best HOW Conferences I've been to (and ...

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07
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Design Family Reunion: Extraordinary Workshops, Quiet Excitement

Alyson Kuhn reports on the joy of Design Family Reunion: "The workshop facilitator-orchestrators went to great lengths – literally and figuratively – to spark everyone’s creativity. Actually, the word workshop seems inadequate. Each activity was totally hands-on, but also a bit contemplative. Let’s call them creative immersion experiences. Here’s who ...

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16
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Letterpress Mogul: Genghis Kern of Denver

How did Jason Wedekind become Denver's Letterpress Mogul mogul? Machine work is in Jason’s blood. His family owns a 90-year-old manufacturing business in Chicago that makes drywall, painting and wall covering tools. “When I was seven, my dad had me on a cast iron foot press making ‘seam rollers’ for the wall covering trade. I’d kick that machine for ...

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06
23
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3,000 Designers in San Francisco For a Week? Yes, Please.

As we await the kick-off to HOW Design Live tonight, there is a lot of activity going on in the convention space – booths being set-up, boxes unpacked, and paper samples being set out by the crateful. But as everyone who has been to HOW before (or any great conference for that matter) knows, the […]

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