Tweet to Metal

Last week, to mark the 125th anniversary of the linotype machine,
Portland’s Stumptown Printers (with the help of some friends at
the C.C. Stern Type Foundry) celebrated with a twitter-based
letterpress project
.

Select tweets using the hashtag #lino125 were chosen for casting in metal.
Once the type was cast, the crew at Stumptown pulled proofs, photographed
them with the casted slugs, and re-tweeted pics. From digital to analog
to digital again. The whole process emphasizes… (read the full post)


Repost of an article by Jason Urban posted July 12th, 2011 @ Printeresting
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