Tag Archives: Hamilton Wood Type

Pressing On: Keeping Letterpress Alive

Design language is global. Get recognized today. What is letterpress? Who uses it today? And who will use letterpress in ten, twenty, forty years? Those are just some of the questions that co-directors Andrew P. Quinn and Erin Beckloff attempt to answer in Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Anybody can easily set type digitally,...

2 New Font Families from The Font Shop

Are you need of some new font families with a hand-made feel? The Font Shop  released 2 font families that might be up your font-loving alley. First, the new family from the Hamilton Wood Type foundry,  Catchwords.  Designed by Miranda Roth, Catchwords is a fun, unique take on wood type. Focused on catchwords, such...

Graphic Design News: June 29–July 12

Here’s some graphic design news you may have missed: New Internship Involves Design Work on the Farm If you thought your job was challenging, you may want to reconsider. A new internship from design firm Neltner Small Batch combines part-time farm work with part-time design work. Known as the Plowshare program, the internship allows...

Good News For Hamilton Wood Type

It looks like the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum has found a new home in Two Rivers, WI. Thanks to local supporters and generous donations from designers and printing lovers, they've raised more than $200,000. They still have a little way to go to cover all their costs. You can donate here or...

Love Letters for Hamilton Wood Type

Love Letters To Hamilton Wood Type

Orlando-based letterpress printer Mama’s Sauce has created a cool design project to support the Hamilton Wood Type & Print Museum in their move to a new location. They teamed up with seven talented designers to create a set of coasters celebrating A, E, I, O, U, & and Y. They’re currently accepting pre-orders and...

Hamilton Wood Type Museum Urgently Needs Help

Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is losing its space. They’re in urgent need of donations in order to move the huge collection to a new facility and continue their work preserving printing history! Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum will no longer reside in the building that bears its name. The property owners...

New Fonts From Hamilton Wood Type Foundry

P22 and Hamilton Wood Type Foundry have just released two new fonts on the recently redesigned HWT Foundry site. A portion of the proceeds from all sales of HWT digital fonts goes to support the operation of the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, WI. HWT Antique Tuscan No. 9 is...

Appleton Will Feature Letterpess Printed Keepsakes At HOW Design Live

Appleton Coated will be featuring letterpress printing demonstrations and limited-edition keepsakes from Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum during HOW Design Live (June 22-25 in Boston). “Every day at the Resource Center, we’ll have a different giveaway exclusively designed and printed by Hamilton Wood Type for conference attendees,” says Ferkó X. Goldinger, advertising and...