Lecture on Jan Tschichold and typography

On Thurs­day 29 April at 7pm, Paul Stir­ton will give a talk via zoom on Jan Tschi­chold and the new typog­ra­phy. For more details and infor­ma­tion about how to book see the St Bride’s website.

Online conference on printing

Reg­is­tra­tion is open for the one day con­fer­ence on Places, spaces and the print­ing press: imprint­ing region­al iden­ti­ties organ­ised by the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry & Cul­ture in Birm­ing­ham and the Nation­al and Uni­ver­si­ty Library, Ljubl­jana, Slove­nia. It will take place online on Wednes­day 24 March 2021. Details of how to book are avail­able on […]

Online event on printing

His­to­ry of the Print­ed Image Net­work is hold­ing an online webi­nar on 22 March 2021 from 5–6.30pm on The art of indus­tri­al pub­lish­ing, look­ing at indus­tri­al pub­lish­ing and how busi­ness has used images for the fur­ther­ance of trade. The event is free but you must reg­is­ter: for more details see the Cen­tre for Print­ing History […]

Printing Charity’s Rising Star awards 2021

The Print­ing Char­i­ty’s Ris­ing Star Awards sup­port peo­ple aged 18–30 in the print­ing indus­try with their per­son­al devel­op­ment. The dead­line for this year’s sub­mis­sion is 7 March 2021. You can find out more and apply on the Print­ing Char­i­ty’s website.

Typographic Surprises!

The first event in this series organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety will take place on Fri­day 26 Feb­ru­ary at 6 pm and is free of charge. Speak­ers are Dr Alexan­dra Franklin dis­cussing 3‑D print­ing, Patrick Goossens on punch-cut­t­ing and type pro­duc­tion, and Mar­tin Killeen on ear­ly illus­trat­ed books. For more details and how to […]

Bookbinding showcase

You can join the Nation­al Library of Scot­land online for a vir­tu­al show­case of the win­ning entries for the Eliz­a­beth Soutar Book­bind­ing Com­pe­ti­tion 2020, which had the 1980s as its theme. You will be able toview the win­ning designs, and to hear from the book­binders about their respons­es to the com­pe­ti­tion brief and their creative […]

St Brides: online event

On Wednes­day 10 Feb­ru­ary at 7pm, Agyei Archer will give a talk via zoom enti­tled Do it like you do it , explor­ing the val­ue of ver­nac­u­lar design in the Eng­lish-speak­ing Caribbean. For more details and infor­ma­tion about how to book see the St Bride’s website.

Online Shop remains open

We have stocks of all our pub­li­ca­tions on the his­to­ry of Scot­land’s print­ing indus­try avail­able through our online shop. Deliv­ery may be a bit delayed, but your order will be processed as soon as possible.

History of the Printed Image Network launched

The His­to­ry of the Print­ed Image Net­work (HoPIN) is a new net­work for any­one inter­est­ed in the his­to­ry of print­ed images, includ­ing (but not lim­it­ed to) artis­tic prints, book illus­tra­tion, chap­books, bal­lad-sheets, etc. There is no charge for mem­ber­ship or for online events. The net­work is part of the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Culture […]

Open House at St Bride’s

St Bride Foun­da­tion, just off Fleet Street, hous­es the his­to­ry of print and the skills that made the area the undis­put­ed home of print­ing and pub­lish­ing in Lon­don. Tour the print­ing work­shop, his­toric rooms, and famous library at this Open House event on 20 Sep­tem­ber 2020. Free entrance (pre-reg­is­­tra­­tion required) through the St Brides website.