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Lettering by Andrew Haslam

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2 .1Letterpress

2.2Hot metal composition

2.3Book finishing

2.4Punch-press stencils

2.5Typewriters

2.6Braille

2.7Transfer lettering

2.8Snellen eyesight test

2.9Ishihara colour-deficiency lettering

2.10Designing type

2.11Creating digital type

 

2.1 Letterpress

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A detail of italic capital punches showing the letters in reverse and the tapering from the steel bar to the letterform.

Letterpress printing is the cradle of type and its associated discipline typography. As such it is a technology that involves a number of interrelated processes. In this ...

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