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Typeface [DVD]

"The Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin personifies cultural preservation, rural re-birth and the lineage of American graphic design. At Hamilton, international artisans meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique. But the Museum's future is unclear. What is the responsibility of artists and historians to preserve a dying craft? How can rural towns survive in a shifting industrial marketplace where big-box retailers are king?"--Container.

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DVD

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  • DVD 338.47686224 Typ, DVD

Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9781608834716


Format: DVD
Summary: "The Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin personifies cultural preservation, rural re-birth and the lineage of American graphic design. At Hamilton, international artisans meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique. But the Museum's future is unclear. What is the responsibility of artists and historians to preserve a dying craft? How can rural towns survive in a shifting industrial marketplace where big-box retailers are king?"--Container.
Title: Typeface [DVD] / Kartemquin Films production ; directed and produced by Justine Nagan.
Publisher Date: [Chicago, Ill.] : Kartemquin Educational Films : PBS Distribution, [2010]
Subject: Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum (Two Rivers, Wis.) Wood types (Printing) -- United States. Wood types (Printing) -- Museums -- United States. Graphic design (Typography) -- United States Printing industry -- United States. Printing industry -- Technological innovations -- United States. Printing industry -- United States -- Employees. Artisans -- United States Rural industries -- Economic aspects -- United States. Two Rivers (Wis.) -- Economic conditions.
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Isbn: 9781608834716
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Call Number: 338.47686224 Typ
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Format: DVD
Summary: "The Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin personifies cultural preservation, rural re-birth and the lineage of American graphic design. At Hamilton, international artisans meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique. But the Museum's future is unclear. What is the responsibility of artists and historians to preserve a dying craft? How can rural towns survive in a shifting industrial marketplace where big-box retailers are king?"--Container.
Title: Typeface [DVD] / Kartemquin Films production ; directed and produced by Justine Nagan.
Publisher, Date: [Chicago, Ill.] : Kartemquin Educational Films : PBS Distribution, [2010]
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum (Two Rivers, Wis.)
Subjects: Wood types (Printing) -- United States.
Subjects: Wood types (Printing) -- Museums -- United States.
Subjects: Graphic design (Typography) -- United States
Subjects: Printing industry -- United States.
Subjects: Printing industry -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Subjects: Printing industry -- United States -- Employees.
Subjects: Artisans -- United States
Subjects: Rural industries -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Subjects: Two Rivers (Wis.) -- Economic conditions.
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Nonfiction films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Corrigan, Greg.
Other Author: Thomas, Scott
Other Author: Kouri, Chad.
Other Author: Ichiyama, Dennis.
Other Author: Van Lanen, Jim.
Other Author: Gehl, Paul F.
Other Author: Moran, Jim.
Other Author: Moran, Bill.
Other Author: Stern, Stacey.
Other Author: Brylski, Norb.
Other Author: Schwahert, Bernice.
Other Author: Doubek, Mardell.
Other Author: Dickenschied, Lloyd.
Other Author: Fuller, Alex.
Other Author: Nagan, Justine.
Other Author: Karr, Liz.
Other Author: Ritter, Josh
Other Author: Bailey, Tom.
Other Author: Piper, Zak.
Other Author: Kartemquin Films
Other Author: PBS Distribution (Firm)
Other Title: Type face [DVD]
Notes: Extras: gallery of art inspired by 'Typeface'; additional scenes.
Notes: Edited by Liz Karr ; music by Josh Ritter ; shot by/director of photography, Tom Bailey ; sound by Zak Piper.
Notes: Commentators, Greg Corrigan, Scott Thomas, Chad Kouri, Dennis Ichiyama, Jim Van Lanen, Paul F. Gehl, Jim and Bill Moran, Stacey Stern, Norb Brylski, Bernice Schwahert, Mardell Doubek, Lloyd Dickenshied, Alex Fuller.
Notes: Originally produced / released [Chicago, Ill.] : Kartemquin Educational Films [distributor], c2009.
Notes: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Notes: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Notes: Best documentary, 2009 Flyway Film Festival; official selection, 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival; official selection, 2010 Wisconsin Film Festival; official selection, 2010 Hawaiian International Film Festival.
Contents: The changing face of type/Opening credits -- Hamilton Museum -- Two Rivers, Wisconsin -- The history of wood type -- Letterpress class at Columbia College -- The old guard -- A new Two Rivers -- The next generation -- Design in the digital age -- The Museum's survival -- Keeping letterpress alive -- Epilogue and end credits.
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ISBN: 9781608834716
Publisher Number: K1003
Publisher Number: TYFA601
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Call Number: 338.47686224 Typ
Medium: [DVD]