I spend far less time making art than I’d like to but in exchange I get to spend my days wading though all the incredibly amazing work on RB. I ♥ film photography, design, illustration, typography and strong coffee. About once a year I develop a roll of film too.

  • Joined: September 2007


Do you know how ink is made?

Here’s a fascinating little film for a Friday afternoon. Who knew so much work goes into making ink? How do these guys keep their hands so clean? And why do I now want to eat it after watching this? Probably raises a few more questions than it answers but it’s totally worth watching just to see just how much passion and craftsmanship goes into making the inks that many of us rely on t…
Posted about 8 years – 14 comments

The Museum of Letters

I love my feed reader and today it unearthed this gem from the ever awesome swissmiss blog. Feast your eyes upon The Museum of Letters (or Buchstabenmuseum if you’re a local Berliner). / The Museum of Letters is devoted to preserving and documenting letterforms. We are currently in the process of putting together our permanent collection and are actively searching out outstanding letterform…
Posted about 8 years – 6 comments

Learning Letterpress at Ink Spot Press

It’s been a long time since I found myself in an art space without a single computer in sight so a couple of weeks ago I took the plunge and signed up for a letterpress taster day at Ink Spot Press in Brighton (UK). Early Saturday morning, I ventured out of my mole hole without so much as a sideways glance at my laptop, popped some driving tunes in the CD player and headed off down the A23 …
Posted about 8 years – 12 comments

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot at the Barbican, London

A little inspiration for a Friday. Céleste Boursier-Mougenot is an artist and composer whose current installation at the Barbican in London has become a bit of a youtube hit. I blame the rockstar who appears at around the 45 second mark. / [Video] / Trained as a musician and composer, French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in…
Posted over 8 years – 8 comments
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