Type faces in use at the Curwen Press.

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- Explore neil_wells's board "Curwen Press" on Pinterest. See more ideas about British art, Lithograph, Illustration pins. The Curwen Press was founded by the Reverend John Curwen in to publish sheet music for the "tonic sol-fa" system. The Press was based in Plaistow, Newham, east London, England, where Curwen was a pastor from The Curwen Press, under the management of Harold Curwen, John's grandson, was at the vanguard of the design revolution that saw expression in British printing in the Founder: John Curwen.

A spirit of joy: Notes from an exhibition of books, periodicals and ephemera printed at the Curwen Press during its Heyday, by Bruce Peel Special Collections Library and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   THE CURWEN PRESS PRINT ‘WINE AND FOOD 32 An examination of Wine and Food illustrates the attention to detail and experimentation that was employed in its production.

The typographic cover design used a bespoke font called Curwen Initials, designed in for the Curwen Press by Jan Van by: 2. Curwen’s sans serif was cut as type only in His drawings for it are not among his original designs for typefaces at Cambridge, but the collection there does contain his drawings for the Curwen Press poster type designed in 'TYPE FACES in use at the CURWEN PRESS'.

Published in by The Curwen Press, Plaistow, London. The book of type faces has card covers - 8 pages. A fine copy of a scarce item. together with a selection of Printer's Flowers, Swelled Rules, Borders, etc. Includes vignette designs by Eric Ravilious, Paul Nash, Edward Bawden & others.

'TYPE FACES in use at the CURWEN PRESS'. Published in by The Curwen Press, Plaistow, London. A fine copy of. Curwen Press used stencilling in colour to great effect in nine limited editions (listed in Simon, p note), Its success was such that other clients including the Nonesuch Press came to Plaistow.

and Oliver (Simon, p 2) states that illustrations were stencilled for 11 books where the text was printed elsewhere by letterpress. Of course the book will be lavishly illustrated with multi-colour borders, as well as with photographs of original proofs and other work from the press.

Bordering on the Sublime: Ornamental Typography at the Curwen Press will be issued in three states. Our present estimations of the three states of the book are as follows: A. Probably 60 copies. The sight of this typeface may, for some, bring back painful memories of sweating over text books in Double Chem, but you can’t deny that Caslon is the perfect choice for academic journals, encyclopaedias, text books and articles in Caslon and its subtle seriousness will convince any reader of its intellectual weight.

Curwen Sans is a monoline sans-serif dating from the early twentieth century.

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Though contemporary with Johnston’s Underground and Gill Sans, and emerging from the same artistic milieu, Curwen Sans was created solely for in-house use at the Curwen Press in London.

Curwen Sans is a monoline sans-serif dating from the early twentieth century. Though contemporary with Johnston’s Underground and Gill Sans, and emerging from the same artistic milieu, Curwen Sans was created solely for in-house use at the Curwen Press in London so never achieved a wide audience or recognition.

- dukelibraries: “These gorgeous examples of decorated paper come from A Specimen Book of Pattern Papers Designed for and in Use at the Curwen Press (). While this paper most commonly would have. The book has two-page spreads for each of typefaces, from one of Gutenberg’s first to nearly the very latest thing.

Each spread reproduces a specimen sheet or pages from a significant book set. Curwen Initials in use. “Transcribed from letters designed by Jan van Krimpen for The Curwen Press at Plaistow, London, in ; printed on pa 51 & 53 of A Specimen Book of Types and Ornaments in Use at The Curwen Press ().

A setting at pt is recommended to match the size of the original.” — ARTypes/MyFonts. Curwen Press. and Nash, Paul. A specimen book of pattern papers designed for and in use at the Curwen Press / with an introduction by Paul Nash Published for the Curwen Press by The Fleuron Ltd London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Curwen Press. & Nash, Paul. A specimen book of pattern papers designed for and in use at the Curwen. Ravilious for Curwen An edition of one of his best engravings, printed from the block The original block of Eric Ravilious' jazzy, geometric cover engraving made in for the Curwen Press News-Letter No.

6 (printed ), now printed in a first ever edition of copies, housed in. Typography - Typography - History of typography: Whatever else the typographer works with, he works with type, the letter that is the basic element of his trade.

It has already been said that there have been but three major type families in the history of Western printing: (1) black letter, commonly and not quite rightly called Gothic by the English; (2) roman, in Germany still called by its.

The Curwen Press of Plaistow, East London was a printing press known in the twentieth century for printing high-quality advertising material, although it began as a printer of religious advertisement for a special issue of a medical journal is very much of its time – minimal, with consistent use of two colours, and particular use of printed borders – the Curwen Press.

P22 Curwen Poster is a digitized version of a rare wood type used by the Curwen Press in England in the early 20th Century for poster work.

P22 Curwen Maxima is a new hyper-stylized re-interpretation of Curwen Poster by Colin Kahn. Curwen Sans is a monoline sans-serif dating from the early twentieth century.

Though contemporary with Johnston’s Underground and Gill Sans, and emerging from the same artistic milieu, Curwen Sans was created solely for in-house use at the Curwen Press so never achieved a wide audience or recognition. Gill Sans is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Eric Gill and released by the British branch of Monotype from onwards.

Gill Sans is based on Edward Johnston's "Underground Alphabet", the corporate font of London a young artist, Gill had assisted Johnston in its early development stages.

InDouglas Cleverdon, a young printer-publisher, opened a bookshop. The present copy has a significant association, having been part of the library at the Curwen Press. Founded (under a different name) inthe Curwen Press became an important player in the world of private printing inwhen Harold Curwen (), the grandson of.

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Get this from a library. A specimen book of pattern papers designed for an in use at the Curwen Press. [Paul Nash; Curwen Press.;]. Transcribed from letters designed by Jan van Krimpen for The Curwen Press at Plaistow, London, in ; printed on pa 51 & 53 of A Specimen Book of Types and Ornaments in Use at The Curwen Press ().

A setting at pt is recommended to match the size of the original. A specimen book of pattern papers designed for an in use at the Curwen press, 2. Song and Words - History of Curwen Press - DOPE, How to Request Copies To request copies, please use the information above and refer to our request forms, policies, and pricing guidelines.

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No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable Seller Rating: % positive.Jan Le Witt and George Him were a comparative rarity, a graphic design duo; signing their work as Lewitt-Him they brought an innovative use of colour imaginative abstraction and symbolism to commercial design.

Both Polish by birth they arrived in London insponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum and Lund Humphries. This world's most-maligned typeface was designed by Vincent Connare inwhen he was an employee at Microsoft, to mimic the kind of type seen in comic book .