An SSI exhibition is to be held in the London College of Communication this November and we’d very much like to feature gilded and illuminated work by Fellows and Lay Members. If you have any pieces that you’d be willing to loan, please get in touch with our Librarian, Julie Chaney (email@example.com).
Wednesday 15th to Friday 17th July, 9.30am – 4pm Greystoke Cycle Café near Penrith, Cumbria. Pip is a renowned letter carver and known by many for the much loved Stanza Stones, in which she carved the words of poet Simon Armitage into the rugged and varied geology of the North York Moors (as part of… [Read More]
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]