letterpress

CR Club: Letterpress at the RCA

We had a great turn out for our first CR Club event at the Royal College of Art last night, which featured a talk by letterpress legend Alan Kitching and a tour of the GraphicsRCA show from curator Adrian Shaughnessy. Thank you to everyone who made it along

CR Club: Alan Kitching talk and tour of GraphicsRCA

To launch CR Club – our new subscriber initiative – we are holding a free invite-only event: a talk by the world-renowned typographer and letterpress practitioner, Alan Kitching, which will take place at The Royal College of Art in London coinciding with their GraphicsRCA: Fifty Years exhibition

The crafty one: CR November issue

The November issue of CR is a craft special with features on several contemporary makers: from bicycle builders and bespoke shoemakers, right through to the latest creators of virtual reality

Introducing CR Club

This month we are launching CR Club, offering subscribers exclusive access to events, free gifts and money off a variety of brands you love…

New type

This month’s pick of new type designs, projects and events includes new releases from foundries Klim and Blackletra, a lovely letterpress printed newspaper and an exhibition exploring type and manual printing methods…

Design Manchester

The second edition of creative festival Design Manchester begins next week, with a ten day programme of talks, exhibitions and workshops taking place across the city. Here’s a look at some of this year’s highlights…

Lagom magazine

Designer Elliot Jay Stocks and editor Samantha Stocks have launched a new quarterly magazine showcasing creative people, places and past times.

London Design Festival: LCC 160

London College of Communication has launched a trio of exhibitions as part of this year’s London Design Festival, showcasing 50 years of illustration, 100 years of graphic design and ten years of button badges.

A23D film documents making of 3D printed letterpress font

Last week, we published an article on the making of a 3D printed letterpress font, created by A2-Type and London print shop New North Press. A film about the project has now been released online and you can watch it in full below…

A2 & New North Press’ 3D-printed letterpress font

Type studio A2-Type and London print shop New North Press have created a 3D-printed letterpress font. With a film about the project premiering at London Design Festival next weekend, we spoke to graphic designer Richard Ardagh and A2’s Henrik Kubel about the process

CR September iPad edition

Don’t forget the September issue of CR – our grad guide – is also available for iPad, where you’ll find print mag content and monograph plus exclusive additional content in Hi Res, our showcase gallery section, and CRTV, with video profiles of creative people, animations and other moving image work from around the world….