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Chromatic Wood Type Explained
Posted by: Matt Rieck 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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 circus-like color effect to dance across the printed page. Through the passage of time and ...  read more

Tags: chromatic, circus type, William H Page, wood type, letterpress, printing, type, wooden type, wood,
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Wood Type Travelogue: Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory
Posted by: Matt Rieck 2 years, 11 months ago

This whole social media thing might take off. While visiting family in southeast Ohio, I posted to my personal Instagram account a photo of the word “OHIO” printed over a faux wood grain on a cigar box. Out of nowhere came an invitation in my Instagram comments to visit the ...  read more

Tags: wood type, type, letterpress, paper making, font, cleveland,
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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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Brevity in Stencil
Posted by: Derek Crowe 3 years, 6 months ago

I’ve spent the majority of my life earnestly pursuing an opportunity to be in outer space.  read more

Tags: type, typeface, wood, wooden type, wood type, stencil, brevity code, furball, specimen,
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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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Four New Fonts, Two New VWTers
Posted by: Derek Crowe 3 years, 8 months ago

Today we’ve introduced 4 new fonts to the Virgin Wood Type catalog. A veritable cornucopia of extra virgin faces and designs we've offered in the past.  read more

Tags: letterpress, font, typeface, wood, wood type, type, wooden type, gothic 737, aldine expanded, aetna, preissig scrape, fat face, roman, clarendon, ceczh moderism, p22, rich kegler, david wolske, gothic, lineal, matt rieck, katie carey,
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