The composition of type metal


The composition of type metal — a specimen sheet

Designed, hand-set & printed Letterpress
with Light & Dark Grey & 072 Blue ink
on 280gsm BFK Rives Grey
3 deckle & 1 torn edge
Imperial size — 30 x 22 inches (760 x 560 mm)

A specimen of ‘Grotesque’ metal types held in the case at Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop. Made with care for the ’94 Elements’ project (an idea by Mike Paterson). Designed, set & printed with the help of the four ‘young turks’ from the Camberwell School of Art Press, — Alex, Freddy, Jake & Paul in 2012.