Re: H&FJ Mercury (continuation from the "StormType: Letterpress printed specimen
Well, one might prefer "the type is deeply set into the paper" (it has
a bit more of a classier ring to it) but, hey, at least letterpress is
making a "dent" in the consciousness of the digital type design folks.
Moreover, they ARE giving more credence to "compensation" than most
letterpress printers do.
--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Ludwig M. Solzen"
> Yet another one. From the Hoefler & Frère-Jones type foundry:
> "Letterpress Most letterpress printers who print from photopolymer
> favor a deep impression. To compensate for ink squeeze, use Mercury Textused
> Grade One, especially when printing on heavier stocks, such as those
> for business cards and invitations. If you must reverse out of a solid
> color, use Mercury Text Grade Four."
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