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Ink, running press, moveable type. That exact smell, sound, and slightly greasy metal feel is one of the strongest sensory memory-boquets of my childhood.

This is what type-fonts USED to look like! That exact smell, sound, and slightly greasy metal feel is one of the strongest sensory memory-bouquets of my childhood.

Movable Block Printing came into use in the Sui dynasty and was developed and improved by Bisheng of Song Dynasty. Bisheng used the character mode to print a Chinese Character, which is called "live character printing". One Character has a model and the mode can be used for many times until its broken. This method saved a lot of time and energy in carving the words on the wood for every character mode can be reused.

CHINESE MOVEABLE TYPES: Chinese movable types, c. This group of carved wood types ranges in size from about to centimeters to 1 inch) in height.

Erin Beckloff checks in for the next installment of her series on Pressing On: The Letterpress Film.

The Letterpress Journals: Typoholic

Invention of moveable type printing press, and printing of the Mazarin bible (leads to a decline in the use of mixed text and graphics)

Invention of moveable type printing press, and printing of the Mazarin bible (leads to a decline in the use of mixed text and graphics)

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This is a Printing Office - Beatrice Warde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the Printing Revolution and is widely regarded as the most important invention of the second millennium, the seminal event which ushered in the modern period of human history. It played a key role in the development of the Renaissance, Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the ...

Johannes Gutenberg a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His invention of mechanical movable type printing started the Printing Revolution.

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c.1854 R. Hoe & Company Foolscap Washington Handpress by typesticker, via Flickr

c.1854 R. Hoe & Company Foolscap Washington Handpress by typesticker, via Flickr

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