Tag Archives: typewriter

Fun with basic keyboard graphics, a book from 1986 by Winnifred Nichols. Contains step-by-step instructions for 50 keyboard/typewriter works. Plenty of seasonal greetings! Available in full at archive.org thanks to Marcin Wichary.

Typewriter works by Michael Czerwinski, 2020. source

Paul Rickards uses the Silver Reed Colour Pengraph EB50 from 1984 as typewriter and plotter. It’s like vector graphics on a typewriter. Photos and video here.

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


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

Typewriter art by Mr Moustache.