Wednesday, December 26, 2007

EIDOPHUSICON + a special presentation

Wednesday, January 30
7 pm in the Arts Cafe

3805 Locust Walk

The Kelly Writers House @ The University of Pennsylvania presents...


letterpress work by Matt Neff

with a presentation on press typography & ornament by Robin McDowell

The KWH Event Schedule for more info...

The Kelly Writers House Website

Saturday, December 22, 2007

notes from The Critique - December 17, 2007

update a font
hybrid fonts
create a new font

calligraphy - skills

we're paying so much attention to the print
They are like logos.

Think about the possibilities of wood, plastic, Cintra (plastic composite)...

Go visit Hoefler & Frere-Jones in NYC
Cyrus Highsmith
Font Bureau - Boston
Generate more "stuff" with them

This particular project is "static".
That particular project is "done".

PHASE II: Meeting "real" artists.

People will take you more seriously because you know the craft.
But you can do more than this. You have proved you think on many more levels, so take it there.

Cut into pre-existing wood or wood type.

Mike Perry - lettering work for Urban Outfitters

Think about 22" x 24" plex on the big press.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Documentation of a Torrid Semester-Long Love Affair.

Letterpress Blues No. 2

Billie Holiday 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
High Places Golden
M.I.A. Fire Fire
Kaki King Everybody Loves You
The Dirty Projectors Imagine It

Monday, December 10, 2007