Preserving The Past & Future of Chinese Letterpress

The founders of this tiny Hong Kong shop have made it their mission to catalyze the “preservation and rejuvenation of letterpress in Hong Kong.”

Typographers, educators, designers, and type enthusiasts from around the world gathered at the annual ATypI conference this past week. Hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from October 10-14, this year marks ATypI’s first meeting in Asia. The five day conference includes daily presentations and workshops on a variety of topics surrounding typography–with this year’s special interest on multilingual issues….

Behind the Cover – October

  Early on, it was decided that our cover story would be about activist-design—what we’re calling ‘public-interest architecture.’ We wanted to convey the power architects have on their local communities, and ultimately on the world. But visualizing this idea was not easy—there was no single image in the story that captured it. So we contacted Chris Ro, of the graphic-design…