19 Apr 2012

The Arts Report - Magpie Press

From Afternoons, 3:06 pm on 19 April 2012

For five hundred years, letterpress printing ruled the roost. But as newer and faster methods threatened to send it the way of the dodo, a craft movement sprang up to save this most beautiful form of printing. Justin Gregory went along to Auckland's Magpie Press to meet printer Shona Gow and her Heidelberg Windmill Letterpress, called Hildegard.