Studio visit: Mr Smith's Letterpress Workshop
In the second of our studio visit films (made in collaboration with Order), we spent some time at the South London studio of independent letterpress printer, Kelvyn Smith, as he prepared for the Reverting To Type letterpress exhibition taking place in London's Standpoint Gallery in December...
Great to see a dead art form being revived with suck skill and passion
A beautiful workshop and a very inspiring presentation.
Delightful! Such a pleasure to see just how letterpress printing is keeping a place for itself thanks to new and thoughtful practitioners. It needs so much more engagement with craft than 'design' does, and this chap has grasped that well. Look forward to seeing more.
The very notion of an architectural build of words gives me goosebumps. That is some synæsthetic goodness right there. Delicious.
This guy is excellent - he has just done some fab bespoke wedding invites for some friends of mine.
Long live traditional methods!
If only I could have gone to school with someone so inspirational....Hang on - I did! Nice one Kelvyn. Come on Garlinge!
Brilliant - I think I want to do a workshop!
Where can I buy that scarf?
Nice one Kelvyn!
Very inspiring. Well done Kev!
yes looks great - id like to do a workshop too and see this show ;)
No computers involved.. Lovely!
Here's a vid I'll never want to lose - what an inspiring concept. This shows the best of traditional technology mixed with a clear design sensibility,
Good on yer Kelvyn.
it was a pleasure entering your workshop and meeting you Mr Smith.
Amazing can please come work for you...
Ive still got my version of 'Smiths Rules' we printed 5?! years ago. . .
. . . soon to appear on a popular online auction site near you!
Nice one Smith.
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