Archives for February 2017

Print Futures awards

Appli­ca­tions are open for the Print Futures Awards 2017. These awards are grants of up to £1,500 to help peo­ple (res­i­dent in the UK) aged 18 to 30 years train for careers in print­ing, pub­lish­ing, pack­ag­ing and graph­ic arts or devel­op their exist­ing roles in those sec­tors. For more details about dead­lines and how to […]

Printing collection looking for a home

There is an urgent need to find a home for print­ing arte­facts that used to be part of the col­lec­tion at Newark Mill­gate Muse­um, until its clo­sure in 2012.  They include an 1837 Atlas Press and an 1840 Albion Press among oth­er arte­facts. If any­one is inter­est­ed please con­tact Kevin Win­ter at Newark Muse­um to […]

Douglas Foulis

Dou­glas Foulis, of the long-estab­lished pub­lish­ing and bind­ing firm of Hunter & Foulis, died in Decem­ber 2016 at the age of 90. As well as work­ing int he indus­try, he was involved in the work of the Soci­ety of Mas­ter Print­ers’ of Scot­land. Obit­u­ar­ies of him have been pub­lished in the Scots­man and the Herald.