(via artbma-pdp) In June, the Department of Prints, Drawing & Photographs (PDP) at the BMA launched its first social media account with a Tumblr dedicated to highlighting captivating works on paper from the collection.
Printable Robots from MIT: “a new technology that could make it possible for the average person to design, customize and print a specialized robot in a matter of hours.”
"You imaged the words on this piece of paper. You put the piece of paper down on the board. You took a photograph of the piece of paper, You made a negative. You transmitted it. You reimaged it. You made a plate… Each time you did that, it kind of bled a little. Dow Text was meant to bleed through all of those reimagings and then, when you actually printed it, it looked fine.” Until, that is, the printing process simplified. When there were fewer steps, Dow Text bled less, and suddenly it looked “kind of thin and washed out.” ("What Makes The Wall Street Journal Look Like The Wall Street Journal” The Atlantic)
Yeah, that’s drypoint! Martin Lewis, Glow of the City, Drypoint, 1929.
(via MAPC // PRINT CITY DETROIT 2O14)
* Enrique Chagoya, artist
* Judy Pfaff, artist
* Susan Tallman, Editor-in-chief of Art in Print
The Constitution of Moiré (via TIND)
Wood Type Research is a blog of current research in wood type design, manufacture and use during the 19th and 20th centuries by Professor David Shields, Chair of the Department of Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University. (via Wood Type Research)
(via MAGMA / Estudio litográfico: ESTUDIO) Matías Amici’s litho studio, MAGMA, in Buenos Aires.