Tag Archives: typewriter

Frank Singleton has been making typewriter art at least since the 1980’s and Ramble is his most recent book – a dictionary of (some of) the English language. Limited to 30 copies, it’s available at the Western New York Book Arts Center in Buffalo. h/t: Robert Doerfler

Typewriter map of Africa by the cartographer Daniel Huffman. It was done by resizing a map of Africa into 75×60 pixels, add a shaded relief, categorize each pixel according to intensity, convert it to ASCII, add details in Illustrator, and then type it on a typewriter.

More info and images here.

Typwriter works by Elena Evgenevny in Russia in the 1920s and 1930s. Sourced and published by the magazine American Chordata, via. h/t Marcin.

Ad from Boys’ Life, October 1936. Write a typey to win a typewriter. h/t: @mwichary


garadinervi:

Ilse and Pierre Garnier, Prototypes, Éditions André Silvaire, Paris, 1965

Typewriter art by Mr Moustache.


yesterdaysprint:

The Osage City Free Press, Kansas, April 26, 1888

Yet another type dude.


yesterdaysprint:

The Winfield Daily Free Press, Kansas, April 18, 1904

A study from 1934 on how kids used the typewriter, and how it changed the classrom. Source. h/t: Marcin Wichary, whose forthcoming book about keyboards might interest you.