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31
December
2013

Nice to meet you : Letterpress.fr & Clint Harvey

posted in Nice to meet you   Tuesday, 31 December 2013 from Home ! Maruéjols Les Gardons (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) / France listening Piers Faccini
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This weekend, at the invitation of Clint Harvey, Head of the School of Design College Australia, I went to Paris to meet Denis and Mylène, who have a lettepress studio... on a boat!
 
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I met Clint 3 years ago during a short time in Brisbane to do a talk, I had the great pleasure to do a typography workshop and print with wood type ! A great time. Since then, we kept in touch and when he told me that he would be in Paris , we had to see us! But I did not expect that! Imagine 4 fans of typography and printing on a large houseboat with a printing studio ! Add it a little wine, some design books and it was a beautiful exchange !
 
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Denis and Mylène spent six months in Australia, that's where Denis is formed letterpress with Clint. After a career in finance, Denis decided to change his life and get to letterpress ! Mylène is a graphic designer, what a duet! So he bought the machine, then invited an American printer perfecting his technique ! Another fine example of people who created their life and " when we want, we can !"
 
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Thanks for the great type addic tweek end !!! / www.letterpress.fr
 
So this is the last day of 2013 ... Tomorrow is next year! I prepare , of course , many things, but for now I'll enjoy the last few hours ... Just to whet your mouth , I'm working on two numbers of "THREE "  ebooks, about 300 pages of pure inspiration ... !
 
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