Mr Smith is a Polymath — a craftsman, designer, typographer, printmaker, wordsmith & maker — he is of strong temperament & is chiefly concerned with attention to detail, good practice & quality workmanship — he creates exquisitely crafted contemporary typographic printed matter using wood & metal type in his Letterpress workshop.
‘Smith’s Rules’ is the Imprint under which Mr Smith publishes work. Smith’s Rules takes numerous forms & set out to explore visual ideas in response graphic language, problem solving, story telling, typographic prescription and the letterpress process & material restrictions. They are always ‘designed, set & printed’ by Mr Smith in his Kennington workshop.
Mr Smith can be commissioned to produce a range of exquisite letterpress printed matter — from elegant stationery, cards & invitations to identities & stunning artworks, fine prints, posters, & typographic reliefs for the home or business space.
'Bloody Poetry' print sequence //
Private House — London / (Autumn 2013)