Archives for April 2020

New date for ‘Printing for Tourists’ conference

The Print Net­works / CPHC Con­fer­ence ‘A vis­i­tor attrac­tion: print­ing for tourists’ which was due to take place in Apple­­by-in-West­­­more­­land in July 2020 has been post­poned to 20–21 July 2021. ‘Print­ing for tourists’ encom­pass­es tick­ets, notices, leaflets, labels, fold­ers, bill­heads and oth­er throw­aways, along­side books both phys­i­cal and vir­tu­al, that have come to rep­re­sent tourists […]

Baskerville Bible to stay in Birmingham

The future of the Baskerville Bible owned by Birm­ing­ham inven­tor and indus­tri­al­ist Matthew Boul­ton has been secured, and it will now be housed in the Cad­bury Research Library at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Birm­ing­ham, along­side the University’s many oth­er Baskerville hold­ings. The lives of Matthew Boul­ton and the print­er John Baskerville were inter­twined both com­mer­cial­ly and […]

Print Futures Awards 2020 Applications now open

The Print­ing Char­i­ty’s annu­al Print Futures Awards sup­port peo­ple aged 18–30, who are start­ing out or already work­ing in the print, paper, pub­lish­ing, pack­ag­ing, and graph­ic arts sec­tor. You can find out more and apply on the Print­ing Char­i­ty’s web­site. The dead­line for sub­mis­sions is 26 April 2020.