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Ultrabold [issue no.2]


A showcase of visual communication accessible to newcomers, enthusiasts and graphics professionals alike, Ultrabold is the journal of St Bride Library. Its editorial policy encompasses the full breadth of the Library’s collections; current design projects and expressive personal work rub shoulders with historical investigations and appreciations. Each issue is 40pp, illustrated in full colour throughout.

This issue:

SuperVeloz: a creative response to a typographic crisis
Andreu Balius

Inspirational pages: books that made an impact
Christine Fent

Friends of St Bride Library Conference preview

St Bride event reviews

The origins of printing in China
Li Ying

Book reviews

Font Open House

The distaff side: a short history of women printers, part 2
Paul W. Nash

Mary Byfield's Chiswick Press wood blocks
Clare Amos

The Slow Alphabet

Sylexiad: a typeface for the adult dyslexic reader
Robert Hillier

Softback, 26.5 x 19 cm, 40 pages per issue, colour illustrations.