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From the reader #6

Specsavers lettering

How lettering is made for public display.

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Dayfold’s Little Black Book

Dayfold Print Little Black Book

Dayfold’s Little Black Book is a useful print guide for designers and print buyers.

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Recommended UK commercial printers

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Finding a reliable commercial printer can take some time. Here’s a head start — UK print companies recommended by a few of the UK’s top (and friendliest) designers and design studios.

(Updated with reader favourites.)

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Figuring out the Amazon Sales Rank

Amazon.com logo

I’m keen to know how book sales are going, so it makes sense to check the stats provided by the world’s largest bookseller, Amazon. The retailer displays what’s known as the Amazon Sales Rank.

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Hatch Show Print

Hatch Show Print

A fascinating eight-minute look at Hatch Show Print, a 130 year-old working letterpress shop (established 1879) in Nashville, Tennessee.

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