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Rialto

Letterpress printed broadside of a poem by Dana Gioia. Produced for Sonoma Country Day School for a permanent triptych installation. Each of the three sheets measures 13-3/4 by 20 inches. Printed full bed on a Vandercook SP-15.

 

Printed damp from steel-backed photopolymer plates on Rives BFK mouldmade paper. The typeface is dfTYPE's Rialto, the only digital typeface with a variant (Pressa) specifically designed for letterpress printing.

 

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Uploaded on March 22, 2006