Always on the lookout for intriguing & eye-catching things, ephemera, and cool “must-bookmark-this!” items, this week’s installment features delicious, edible type (you heard us correctly), letterpress printers in Chicago, and vintage tunes from around the globe (great for those long hours while and you itch for Brazilian music from the 1920s.) We hope you are delighted in this week’s finds as much as we are!
(photo courtesy of typolade.de)
You can eat your chocolate while you read about The History of Print from before 1399 up to 2017. The photos are magic and the info is entertainingly diverse. You will want to read it again and again as you flip between every 50 years.
Lastly, not print related but if you are not a fan of stink bugs then you can build this stink bug trap. This seems to be the time of year they get in the house in the Northeast.
From Anthony: I enjoyed reading this article about how letterpress and specialty printing can grow and flourish. Especially in Chicago, in a place that was a know for large industrial printing and now the small guys are keeping the presses going. Makes you proud about others in letterpress getting recognition.
(photo courtesy of radiooooo.com)
Want to hear the vintage tunes from Brazil in the 1920s or maybe sway to the latest songs from Finland in the 2000s? Radiooooo.com is the ship to catch for a musical cruise throughout time.
We hope you explore some of our links and perhaps learn a little bit more about what interests us here at Boxcar Press. See something that catches your eye? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org as we’d love to hear from you!