Autumn 2012

Machine and man

Eye editors
Printing effects, printing history

Neil Winter demonstrates the art and science of the Monotype as he prepares galleys of hot metal type at Whittington Press, which continues to print by letterpress using a working keyboard and caster from the 1960s.

Across a ten-page photo essay, Neil Winter of the Whittington Press casts and sets galleys of 12-point Caslon.



First published in Eye no. 84 vol. 3 2012


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