Stephen Barrett

Recent blog posts by Stephen Barrett

Learning from L’Automàtica

24 July 2014

East London students attend a letterpress workshop with the Barcelona printing collective
The University of East London discarded its letterpress equipment years ago, like many UK-based higher education institutions, in favour of digital technology, writes Stephen Barrett.

Lay out – speak out

20 December 2012

A letterpress conference at Fleet Street’s St Bride Library aimed to focus our attention on content
‘Something to say’, a letterpress conference organised by Catherine Dixon & Rose Gridneff at St Bride Library, aimed to focus attention on what is being said, writes Stephen Barrett. In doing so they made a case for letterpress as both a reminder of our typographic heritage and as a valid means of communication today.