Letterpress and Book Arts Related
www.tiro.com/journal.html Here is an excellent essay about one of the main purposes of letterpress: supporting poetry. All those interested in fine press printing should read this essay by W. Thomas Taylor.
http://www.manifoldmedia.com/ Some new friends I met at the ATF conference 2002Dan and Julia at Golgonooza Press and TypefoundryManifold Media made a documentary about them. This is a great film, especially for those that want to see punch cutting, printing, and bookbinding in action.
www.califiabooks.com. Califia sells fine press and limited edition books, give them a visit.
Arion Press is one of the places I visited while in San Francisco about two years ago, a historic fine press outfit whose future is now secure in their new digs at the Presidio. www.arionpress.com
Don't forget to oil your C&P http://www.classicalgraphics.com/printing/oil_chart.htm
Of course where would I be without Blake? www.blakearchive.org
A segment on NPR about Copper Canyon Pressa non-profit that publishes only poetryand their beginnings as letterpress printers/publishers. http://discover.npr.org/features/feature.jhtml?wfId=850608. I just got a new book from these guys which has quickly become one of my favorites: Look for the poetry of Rolf Jacobsen, a Norwegian poet. www.coppercanyonpress.org
TypographyLead & Digital & Environmental
Here is a way cool article in FontShop's printed and digital type magazine about poetry and place. Some folks in England have created a poetry park with metal letters, rock, concrete, cut stone, etc. All this is much akin to the architectural quality in letterpress and the book arts. Check it out at www.fontmag.com.
Jared Benson, a friend, has put together a great site about type and type design. www.typophile.com
Bergquist at Timberwolf Type, based out of Sweden, makes excellent digital
typefaces and has some great hiking photos on another site of his; check
out all the links. www.timberwolf.a.se/
For all you programmers out there check out my excellent friend's website www.hungry.com
You've got to check out Phil Borges' photography of the Tibetan people called "Tibetan Portrait" www.philborges.com
we thought we were the only ones with sexy machinery! http://www.sexymachinery.com/
Apparently this is a new, exploratory magazineI read about it somewhere.
Pretty minimalist site!
of Desire" by Wim Wenders,
one of my favorite films,
is coming out on DVD early July: celebration! Read more intellectual stuff
about it at: http://imv.au.dk/publikationer/pov/Issue_08/POV_8cnt.html