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Chromatic Wood Type Explained


In the middle of the American Victorian era (1860s–1870s) a new method of introducing a splash of color to letterpress printing was invented by William H. Page in Connecticut. Chromatic wood type allowed for a ...

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One Year After Our Re-Launch (or What We've Learned)
Posted by: Matt Rieck 3 years ago

We’re celebrating our one-year anniversary of re-launching Virgin Wood Type this month, and we’ve learned a lot to improve our products.  read more

Tags: wood, wood type, printing, letterpress, product line, type, font,
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Preissig Scrape in Use
Posted by: Geri McCormick 3 years, 8 months ago

This post is the first of an occasional series on how Virgin Wood Type fonts have been used in design.  read more

Tags: letterpress, p22, rich kegler, type, typeface, wood, wooden type, wood type, font, preissig scrape, printing, ceczh moderism,
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We're Back
Posted by: Derek Crowe 4 years ago

It's been just about eight months since the death of Bill Jones, the wits and energy behind the original Virgin Wood Type. In that time we (Geri McCormick, Paul Jones, Derek Crowe, and Stumpy the Cat) - with immense help from the openness found in the larger letterpress community – ...  read more

Tags: letterpress, wood type, printing,
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