This is the kind of projects I like, using modern technology to perpetrate traditional techniques. This project, created by A2-Type and New North Press, uses 3D printing to create “plastic blocks” that can be used for printing.

Apart from the “historical” interest of this project, the really cool thing is to think of all the possibilities that 3D printing will offer to shape the letters. Let’s see where they take this.




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Mirko Humbert

Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic designer and the founder of WP Expert.