Technology & history

Historic NZ Cossars at risk as project hopes fade

Oct 29, 2019 at 02:51 am by Staff

New Zealand's two historic Cossar presses are in limbo after hopes of housing them in a new museum were abandoned. The Printing Museum in Wellington had hoped to include at le.... Read More

Gutenberg press first step in a 'model printing museum'

Oct 29, 2019 at 01:39 am by Staff

What did Gutenberg's first wooden printing press look like? An impression of the print pioneer's 1436 original is helping raise funds for a Sydney museum. A project to support.... Read More

How to impress a typographer

Feb 24, 2019 at 08:05 pm by Staff

The resolution is terrible but the typography is engaging. This 11-year-old video has been making the rounds again among letterpress aficionados - most of whom are also fans.... Read More

Hot pots lead to museum reopening

Nov 23, 2018 at 01:59 am by Staff

They have been firing up the pots on three hot-metal linecasters at the Penrith Museum of Printing again following a major renovation and extension. And there's the point: The.... Read More

It’s 1913, and a bold voyage of discovery in print is beginning...

Aug 29, 2018 at 12:42 am by Staff

It's the intimate story of a printing industry itself in the midst of dramatic change, in a personal diary unearthed by Sydney print recruitment consultant James Cryer.In the.... Read More