Another project I’m working on jointly between Mindhue and my printing alter-ego Reflex Letterpress is a set of 72-pt International Phonetic Alphabet letters created in the Emigré typeface Mrs. Eaves. I still need to do some kerning — literally cutting the faces of the blocks closer to the letterforms — but they look pretty great
Been a while, unfortunately, but I’ve been busy with various things — teaching and kid, mostly. But I did get the artwork for my seven shipping container sets off to Owosso, and got the plates back on Friday. Here are some pics, including a paper proof I pulled to see how they look. They look
Just in time for the 50th anniversary of Lunar Landing Day, I’m getting a plate made to print an edition of the craters and paths taken around the LEM during the Apollo 11 mission. Order info to come soon!
The new prints I’ve been hinting about are now here. Earth Moon Sun is the braided pathway the Earth and the Moon make around the Sun in the course of a year; The Crust & The Kármán Line is a graphic depiction of the very narrow space we think of as Planet Earth. Both Earth
Another project from years past has been bumping around in my head… maybe it would be interesting to work with my cell tower imagery in letterpress form. Hmmmm.
Been thinking on shipping containers lately… I think I might do a series on letterpress that uses multiple small container blocks to create all sorts of crazy patterns. Might be a while before I can order the plates, but I’m thinking about it. : )
A silly shot of me with my Emily Dickinson Museum short with the Emily Dickinson form I typeset for the Emily Dickinson broadside.
A friend is leaving her library job with rare books to head up another collection of rare books. A good move, but still needs a commemoration. Thus, some Emily Dickinson. Printed at the Bow & Arrow Press.
Completed a new series of mathematically conceptual prints. Called “Proportional Irrational” they display a good number of digits from your favorite three irrational numbers, printed on paper that is proportioned to those numbers. The phi print is, of course, printed on a Golden Rectangle, but the e and pi prints could be said to be
Got a new print done at the Bow & Arrow Press. This one is called Path of the MER-A Rover “Spirit” and represents the 6-year lifetime of the Spirit rover on Mars as it skirted craters and made its way to the Columbia Hills. The craters on the plains are printed in PANTONE warm Red