A successful museum opening

Posted by on Apr 2, 2011 | No Comments

It’s been a week since we held our public open house, so it’s time for a little reflection. We had a wonderful turnout with well over 200 people coming by for tours and conversation. With people attending from as far as Seattle and California, families bringing their kids and retirees from the printing trade coming […]

Type Foundry Kickstarter Project Reaches Funding Goal

Posted by on Feb 23, 2011 | No Comments

The C.C. Stern Type Foundry Kickstarter project achieved an important milestone yesterday with backers pledging more than 114% of the funding goal in the first 10 days. Thanks to all the regular followers of this blog who helped back us or get the word out! Welcome to new followers who discovered us through Kickstarter. We […]

Progress on two fronts

Posted by on Feb 20, 2011 | No Comments

It’s been an exciting week here at the Foundry. Our Kickstarter project to restore our Orphan Annie Sorts Caster got off to a great start – with 80% of our goal pledged during the first week – and we continue to make progress on the ventilation system.

Kickstarter project launched to fund sorts caster restoration

Posted by on Feb 13, 2011 | No Comments

We’ve launched a Kickstarter project to restore our Orphan Annie Monotype Sorts Caster. Funding runs through March 30.

Jim Rimmer’s equipment moves to Greenboathouse Press

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 | No Comments

Check out some nice pictures of Jim Rimmer’s gear that is moving to Greenboathouse Press. We’re looking forward to seeing the workshop once it’s built!