With sadness we record the passing of one of the greatest of calligraphers and type-designers, Hermann Zapf, who died on 4 June 2015, aged 97. An obituary will appear in the July Newsletter.
Information from the Society of Bookbinders. The Norie Trust is a small charitable trust based in the South West of England. The Trust funds various projects, many of which are associated with literature and the arts. The Trust also assists community based projects which aim to improve the quality of people’s lives. The Trust have… [Read More]
The Heritage Crafts Association Spring Conference, A Place for Craft, will be held at the V&A Museum on Saturday 9 May 2015. The theme for 2015 is A Place for Craft and the conference will highlight the relationship between crafts and location – focusing on those crafts which have developed in particular regions or locations,… [Read More]
It is with much sadness that we record the loss of Jean Larcher, who passed away on 17 February after a short illness. Jean was a prominent member of our calligraphy world, a renowned international tutor, and had been a Lay Member of the SSI for over 20 years. A full obituary will appear in… [Read More]
The prize is awarded in the form of a certificate, a cheque for £500, and an opportunity to exhibit examples of the winner’s work at a livery event in the City of London. The works may also be featured on the Scriveners Company website. Entries should consist of up to four pieces of original work by… [Read More]