200 years of letterpress printing in Singapore talk with demonstration

200 years of letterpress printing in Singapore talk with demonstration

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Part of ongoing programs in promoting the 200 years of letterpress printing in Singapore 2023. 

letterpress educator Sun Yao Yu of Typesettingsg as he shares the history of letterpress printing, one of the oldest craft industries in Singapore since 1823. Letterpress printing, a type of relief printing, was once the main commercial printing method for books and newspapers from the mid-15th century to the late-20th century. Learn how this form of traditional printing method spread to Singapore, how the letterpress printing activities in Singapore contributed to Asia’s printing history, the different phases of letterpress printing, and discover some of the major events in Singapore’s letterpress printing history from then until today – all 200 years of it

The program duration will be around 1hr30 - 2hr with 1hr letterpress talk on the process and history of letterpress printing in Singapore, after which there will be a demonstration of the printing process with a tabletop platen press.

Talk is for an external venue at your arranged location, school, or office, set up of table and chair and screen projected will be also by your organization.

If you require more details to email typesttingsg@gmail.com