Type Jam! with Mark Sarigianis of Prototype Press

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 | No Comments

Join us at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry to welcome Mark Sarigianis of the Prototype Press! March 2, 2018 7pm Based in Oakland, California, Mark has been working on beautifully designed, printed and bound fine press books for a number of years. You might recall his book, An Ocean Between Us, which was on display […]

March Mini Print Residency: Jules Remedios Faye

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 | No Comments

Jules Faye will be at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry during the museum open hours on March 17th for our second Mini Printing Residency of 2018. She’ll be working with Monotype ornaments to print a series of small art stamps.   Come by to say hello, talk to her about the legacy of Stern & […]

Jessica Spring of Springtide Press will be kicking off our first Mini Printing Residency of 2018!

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 | No Comments

Throughout the year we will be inviting local & regional printers to come in to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry during our monthly museum open hours to work with our freshly cast type and ornaments. From 11am-3pm on January 20th, Jessica Spring will be working to design and print a notecard using our Craftsman or […]

The making of the letterpress portfolio for W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 | No Comments

This article is an interesting and inspiring read concerning the production of the letterpress portfolio for the William Addison Dwiggins, published by the Letterform Archive. Kudos to all our hot metal comrades for work well done! Photo: Linotype matrices of Caledonia, a Dwiggins typeface issued in 1939. Photo Credit: Michael Babcock.

2017 End of Year Newsletter

Posted by on Dec 24, 2017 | No Comments

Thank you for another stellar year! Read the end of year newsletter to find out more about the Foundry activities during 2017. The newsletter link is here.