A short vignette of a book being created using traditional printing methods.
For the Daily Telegraph. Shot at Smith-Settle Printers, Leeds, England. The book being printed is Suzanne St Albans’ ‘Mango and Mimosa’ published as part of the Slightly Foxed series.
Shot, Directed & Edited by Glen Milner
via Birth of a Book on Vimeo.
Nicholas Jenson (1420 – 1480) was a French engraver, pioneer printer and type designer who carried out most of his work in Venice. Jenson acted as Master of the French Royal Mint at Tours, and is accredited with being the creator of the first model roman type.
via Nicolas Jenson – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.