Chung Yu Alex Chen
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Word by Word Literature Letterpress Set

Word by Word Literature Letterpress Set

Objective

To learn and practice the technique of letterpress. Present the ability to execute letterpress projects and to know the tradition of letterpress. The goal is to present the essence of literature and the beauty of quotes from great authors by using typography and letterpress’ particular design capabilities.

 
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Approach

By taking the advantage of the special texture that letterpress can make, create a literature print series. These prints are classic quotes from significant writers, singers, and influential designers. The content is meant to be as timeless as traditional letterpress technique.

 
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A Project at San Francisco Center for the Book
Course—Cylinder Core
Instructor—Mary Laird
Category—Print, Letterpress
Year— Summer 2014