Type Jam with Mark Sarigianis of Prototype Press and a neighborhood scrap yard fire

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 | No Comments

March 12th, 2018 (originally posted on www.fiddleink.com) It’s 11:07 on Monday night, and I’m writing this under a cloud of black smoke coming from a smoldering automobile scrap yard fire. There’s an evacuation in place for our neighborhood two blocks up wind, but the EPA deems that the level of toxins over our place is […]

Museum Open Hours on April 21

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 | No Comments

April 14-21, 2018 is Design Week in Portland. We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Souvenir metal […]

April Type Jam! : Jennifer Farrell of Starshaped Press

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 | No Comments

Corrected Date: Tuesday, April 3rd 7pm at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry   Jennifer Farrell has been dedicated to using hand set metal type for letterpress printing since the beginnings of Starshaped Press back in 1999, and takes on commission work as well as creating her own intricately built prints. Based in Chicago, she has […]

Museum Open Hours on March 17

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Jules Faye will be at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry […]

March Mini Print Residency: Jules Remedios Faye

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018 | No Comments

Jules Faye will be at the C.C. Stern Type Foundry during the museum open hours in March for our second Mini Printing Residency of 2018. She’ll be working with Monotype ornaments to print a series of decorative art stamps. Jules began printing in the San Francisco Bay Area in the mid-1970’s, gaining her print skills […]