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In or near Virginia? Check out What’s Your Type

In or near Virginia? Check out What’s Your Type

As they say, “Learning to print with rare book school.” This seems like a great opportunity to explore:

Rare Book School at the University of Virginia is dedicated to studying the history of the book as a cultural artifact and all that goes into making books (even digital texts), including the printing process. The school offers a range of courses in Charlottesville during the summer, as well as in several other major cities, to spread the “knowledge and expertise essential to the responsible stewardship of the historical archive in all its richness and pluriformity[.]”

Actual university courses in book design, the history of bookmaking, even letterpress. Good stuff.

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Giles Hoover
gh@gileshoover.com

Book designer and photographer.