Letterpress chic

At Gearfuse, we’re fascinated by all kinds of technology. Apple’s remix of letterpress and desktop publishing may be more mainstream than steampunk, but it reminds us what a tremendous technology the press in all its manifestations can be. This movie, which profiles Manhattan printer Robert Warner, evokes the machinic pleasures of printing from the turn of the last century. From a post at brainpicker.org featuring films about seven obsolescing occupations.

PRINTER’S BLOCK [from Georgia Gruzen]

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