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Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at The London Design Festival

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Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop will be joining a selection of carefully selected makers at the Hole & Corner ‘British Craft Pavilion’ for The London Design Festival at the Truman Brewery / from 21 September – 24 September 2017 / holeandcornermagazinemastertitle-lw9158A1375158A1396158A1358158A1372158A1388158A1352158A1390158A1364158A1362rules3_1034

Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at The London Design Festival

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Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop will be joining a selection of carefully selected makers at the Hole & Corner ‘British Craft Pavilion’ for The London Design Festival at the Truman Brewery / from 21 September – 24 September 2017 / holeandcornermagazine/mastertitle-lw8rules3_1034

Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at the Port Eliot Festival

rules1_1034Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop will be inked-up & printing summer posters at the Hole & Corner makers’ tent at this years Port Eliot Festival / from July 27 – July 30 2017 // ‘Hole & Corner return to St Germans in Cornwall to curate the third edition their hugely successful makers’ tent; with workshops, demonstrations and talks by some of the finest makers in the country.’ holeandcornermagazine.com/
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The Sunday Telegraph / Craft & Collecting

rules1_1034. . . bit of shameless self promotion / but well chuffed with the lovely piece by Georgia Dehn in today’s Sunday Telegraph (12/06/2017) in the Craft & Collecting section // & everyone’s positive reaction to it on social media / thank you . . . telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/polymath-font-knowledge/rules7_1034telegraph_portraittelegraph_title
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Print Sale

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thanks to everyone who came to the winter print sale at the workshop last weekend / it was wonderful to see you all & really great that you are supporting my work / late ‘spring print sale’ coming in may . . .
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at mr smith’s letterpress workshop /
20 & 21 iliffe yard se17 3qa /
saturday 18 february 2017 /
10:00 – 17:00 /
cash & card /
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Country Living / Urban Artisan

rules1_1034Country Living / Urban Artisan
 / chuffed to be featured as the urban artisan in the march edition of @countrylivingmag / fabulous words by @thestylistguide & (of course) great images by @emmalewisphotographer #letterpress #urbanartisan #attentiontodetail #goodworkmanship 
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Upside down / left to right — workshop gift vouchers

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New Gift Certificates for ‘An Introduction to Letterpress’
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Eeormoo? — first edition running out

rules1_1034Thanks for a great reaction to Eeormoo?
A menagerie of wishful thinking.
A collaboration by Jim Sutherland & Kelvyn Laurence Smith.
Limited Edition of 1,000 books.
Selling out fast . . .
Buy the book
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Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — Limited Edition Print

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A menagerie . . .
by Jim Sutherland & Kelvyn Laurence Smith.
A modest set of overprinted limited edition letterpress prints.
Printed in Black & Fluorescent Pink & a Blind de-bossed credit.
Signed by the artists
25 of each
Print size / 800 x 600mm
£150 unframed / £230 framed
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Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — Limited Edition Book Prints

rules1_1034Eeormoo?
A menagerie of wishful thinking.
By Jim Sutherland & Kelvyn Laurence Smith.
A modest set of limited edition letterpress prints.
20 of each
£75 unframed / £150 framed
Buy Limited Edition Prints
sutherlandsmith.xyz
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Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — A children’s book

rules1_1034A menagerie of wishful thinking by Jim Sutherland. A series of rhymes about animals who dream of being other animals.

A collaboration by Jim Sutherland & Kelvyn Laurence Smith.
Edition of 1,000 books & set of limited edition letterpress prints.

Designed, set & printed at
Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop
Kennington, London, Autumn 2016.

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Sutherl&Smith — a new collaboration — a new website

rules1_1034Collaborative work by
Jim Sutherland &
Kelvyn Laurence Smith
Over the last few years Mr Sutherland & Mr Smith
have been collaborating on typographic ideas.
These projects are all ‘designed, set & printed’
in Mr Smith’s letterpress workshop in London
& are self-initiated pieces conceived to explore
the process of letterpress – express graphic ideas
& articulate the visual observations conceived
by the two gentlemen.
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Letterpress print —
Designed / set & printed (Winter 2013)
in various Grotesques & Egyptian wood types.
Printed in Metallic Bronze ink
with a credit set in 14pt Baskerville Old Face
Printed in a Limited edition of 24
on 280gsm Somerset Black
(3 deckle & 1 trimmed edge)
final sheet size 560 x 760mm (22 x 30 inches).
Signed by the Artists.
Each Print £300 / Framed £430 / Buy Printrules3_1034

‘Gator’ Rug / Bill Amberg & The Rug Company

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Elle Dec feature

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Very pleased to be featured in the April edition of Elle Decoration / beautifully written by Ali Heath & gorgeous photography from Emma Lewis / thank you . . .

ELLE DECO- Designer Maker

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Troubadour / Conversations /

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Sutherl&Smith

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I is for Inspiration . . .

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Letterpress & Love ‘Pop-up ShopWorkshop’

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An A–Z of Pattern & Print pop-up shop is open

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An A–Z (26 Days in November) / www.patternandprint.xyz
Molly Mahon & Mr Smith have taken up residency at Pentreath & Hall in Bloomsbury for the month of November with their A–Z of beautiful patterns & prints. Both passionate for printing – they will be exhibiting, demonstrating & selling their work. The Alphabet theme enables a simple structure to explore aspects of the makers ideas in pattern & print – using a letter a day.rule3

An A–Z of Pattern & Print

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An A–Z of Pattern & Print /

Molly Mahon & Mr Smith /
for 26 Days in November a pop-up shop /
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Pattern & Print / Press release

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for our pop-up shop during November
at Pentreath & Hall / Bloomsbury London /
(please email Molly Mahon for more details)rule3

Museums at Night 2014

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Museums at Night 2014 /

“Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop visited the William Morris Gallery on Thursday 15 May 2014 for a special Museums at Night event. Visitors get their hands inky printing a quote from William Morris’s essay ‘Art & Socialism’.”rule3

Pre Museums at Night 2014

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Museums at Night 2014 /

“Typographic artist Mr Smith shows us around his workshop in the build up to his Museums at Night event at the William Morris Gallery, London on 15 May 2014.”rule3

In the second of Creative Review’s studio visit films . . .

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Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop /

“In the second of Creative Reviews studio visit films — made in collaboration with Order (thisisorder.com/) — we visited the South London workshop of independent letterpress typographer Mr Smith . . . from 26 November 2010.”rule3

News Archive
/ Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at The London Design Festival

Post Date: 26/09/2017

/ Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at The London Design Festival

Post Date: 25/09/2017

/ Mr Smith for Hole & Corner at the Port Eliot Festival

Post Date: 25/07/2017

/ The Sunday Telegraph / Craft & Collecting

Post Date: 12/06/2017

/ Print Sale

Post Date: 06/02/2017

/ Country Living / Urban Artisan

Post Date: 05/02/2017

/ Upside down / left to right — workshop gift vouchers

Post Date: 10/01/2017

/ Eeormoo? — first edition running out

Post Date: 15/12/2016

/ Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — Limited Edition Print

Post Date: 02/11/2016

/ Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — Limited Edition Book Prints

Post Date: 02/11/2016

/ Sutherl&Smith / Eeormoo? — A children’s book

Post Date: 04/10/2016

/ Sutherl&Smith — a new collaboration — a new website

Post Date: 04/10/2016

/ ‘Gator’ Rug / Bill Amberg & The Rug Company

Post Date: 30/03/2016

/ Elle Dec feature

Post Date: 07/03/2016

/ Troubadour / Conversations /

Post Date: 04/02/2016

/ Sutherl&Smith

Post Date: 15/12/2015

/ I is for Inspiration . . .

Post Date: 22/11/2015

/ Letterpress & Love ‘Pop-up ShopWorkshop’

Post Date: 22/11/2015

/ An A–Z of Pattern & Print pop-up shop is open

Post Date: 11/11/2015

/ An A–Z of Pattern & Print

Post Date: 08/10/2015

/ Pattern & Print / Press release

Post Date: 29/09/2015

/ Museums at Night 2014

Post Date: 17/09/2015

/ Pre Museums at Night 2014

Post Date: 17/09/2015

/ In the second of Creative Review’s studio visit films . . .

Post Date: 17/09/2015