‘The Art of Letterpress’, A Documentary Short About Master Typesetter and Printer Stan Lane

“The Art of Letterpress”
is a documentary short by The Folio Society that explores the work of master typesetter and printer Stan Lane, who has been working with the London book publisher for a quarter century, creating beautiful volumes like the Letterpress Shakespeare series. Lane discusses the beauty of the labor-intensive process.

Feeling print on paper — you can actually feel it. You know someone has been there. It’s not just laid on the top of paper.

via Boing Boing

Brian Heater
Brian Heater