Wood Never Looked So Good

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November may seem far away. But now’s the time for forward thinking.What’s more it will be here sooner than you think. Sign up to attendThe Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum’s annual conference:Wayzgoose 2010 (November 5 – 7) in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

Representing the international printing community will be curators from the Gutenberg Museum and Tipoteca Italiana who’ll lead a roundtable discussion on the subject of preservation through education in letterpress.

Marking the end of summer, Wayzgoose traditionallycommemorates an annual gathering of printing staff as they used thelast of the season’s pulp to paper the windows in preparation forwinter. Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is once again hosting amodern revival in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. We are proud to welcomeprinters, designers, historians and typographers from the U.S. andEurope to this conference.

Learn more about The Hamilton here. Read an interview with director, Bill Moran here. See photos from last year’s Wayzgoose event here. And if that don’t hit you between the descender and ascender check out this excellent lineup of speakers and events here. It’s only $75. So, now that I’ve convinced you, register here.

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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →