I’m also mad about Baskerville, named after an 18th century British printer from Birmingham called, you’ve guessed it, John Baskerville.
- Top ten typefaces of the 2000s (kottke.org)
I have been a lettercarver, on and off, for about 20 years and been commissioned by architects, public institutions and individuals. But there is always something new to learn, to discover.
I also write.
Years ago I ran a private press, The Beeches Press, and published a few books letterpress, using a Monotype keyboard and caster and a Western proofing press.
None of them remain in print!
What’s that? This blog will answer that question. Come with me on a journey into hand-carved lettering on stone.