Working closely with Hamilton Wood Type + Printing Museum's (HWTM) Jim Moran, museum director, and Bill Moran, Museum artistic director, participants in this workshop will conceptualize, compose and print an edition of original letterpress prints from authentic Hamilton Wood Type in combination with lead and wood type from the Common Press.
The workshop includes an introduction to letterpress printing and a brief presentation about the influence/legacy of Hamilton Wood Type. No letterpress experience needed. All materials will be provided. Every participant takes home at least one signed print of the edition.
Limit: 15 people. Tickets will be on sale starting September 18.
All Hamilton Wood Type workshops and demonstrations being offered during DesignPhiladelphia are in conjunction with The Hamilton Wood Type Exhibition, on view at AIGA Space through October 31.
This event is featured on designfeed, the official blog of the DesignPhiladelphia Festival. Read more here.