Paul Soady Lecture
Eric Gill and the Evolution of a Typeface
Friday, February 15, 11:15am
Burns 211, Burns Fines Arts Complex, LMU
Graphic Designer, letterpress printer, and author of the forthcoming book Two Men, One Typeface will give a lecture on Eric Gill, his typeface Perpetua, and his commission to create a tombstone for William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley.
Typography, Letterpress, Bookbinding Demonstrations,
and Exhibition Tour
In collaboration with the International Printing Museum
Saturday, March 16, 1-4pm
Laband Art Gallery
Come for a fun-filled day of hands-on demonstrations and a tour of the exhibition. Gain insight into Gill’s typefaces, engravings, and printing processes working with vintage printing presses and typecast machines. Mark Barbour, executive director and curator of the International Printing Museum and other experts will lead visitors in these hands-on investigations. Carolyn Peter, director and curator of the Laband will give a gallery walkthrough of the exhibition at 2pm.