Re: [PPLetterpress] FWD: The Type Table
- At 9:27 PM +0000 8 09 06, Gerald Lange wrote:
>Below is an item sent to me by the type designer Hrant Papazian, oneHrant -- (if you're out there)
>of our members and and ex-student of mine.
This is really gorgeous.
I'd order one, but don't have room in my wee miner's cabin here in Galena!
I guess Berlow will have that one-up on me as well!
(there are others, no doubt, too numerous to enumerate... er, too many to count :-)
Good work indeed!
>http://BielerPress.blogspot.comA minimalist typographer, eh?
>ps: I don't recall this being my idea (!) but if so it was because
>Hrant only has one typecase and didn't know how to store it.
>Hey - so here it is:AzByCx DwEvFu GtHsIr JqKpLo MnNmOl PkQjRi ShTgUf VeWdXc YbZa&@
>And more photos here:
>. . .
>2) Please pass it along to the PPL list if you can.
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- Sometimes we get so carried away insisting on correct terminology
that we let the subtle difference between "cases" and "drawers" or
"Galleys" and "trays" obfuscate matter at hand.
I even catch myself using the wrong terms at times.
Interesting to me is that in all the web discussion of the
>Table that no one has yet complained about Hrant's calling the case a
>drawer, which, of course, etymologically, it is.
>ps: Hrant wrote and said the case had Stephenson Blake markings.
>> This case was from an English manufacturer, I can't recall the
>> manufacturer's name. The little brass corner locks were a common
>> feature of their cases. A little touch of class.
>> --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, wa0dfw@ wrote:
>> > First time I've seen such a case, with brass pieces on each place
>> > divisions cross. Very nice idea.
>> > Mo