Poll: Publishing Art Book Reprints

Poll: Publishing Art Book Reprints

We’ve received a number of requests to do facsimile book reprints of some of our antique illustrated books like Pan Pipes by Walter Crane and The Lady of Shallott by Howard Pyle. The books would be printed in full-color, soft-bound and would be page for page reproductions of the entire text and illustrations of the source works. The books would …


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The Dream Tarot Revisited

This article originally appeared in 2006. An additional card graphic has been added since the original article, based on the parameters established in the dream and representing the Hands suit which is not in the original graphic and featuring art by Walter Crane. The other night I found myself sitting at a table with the crusty old men of the …


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Projects In Development

Here at the Scriptorium we’re constantly working on new projects, drawing on material in our remarkable library of antique books of illustration, design and typography and on original designs as well. At any time we have 3 to 5 projects in various stages of development, from scanning images to designing fonts, to assembling material to create new packages of fonts …


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2009 Font and Art Sampler

About once a year we release a special sampler package with a collection of selected fonts and art from our most recent and forthcoming packages, including some unique items not available anywhere else, all brought together as an overview of what we’ve been up to at the Scriptorium during the past year. You can get all of this at a …


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Discount Packages on Ebay

Our offerings of selected packages through ebay have had a lot of value as a method of advertising our larger product line and bringing people to the website. As a result we’ve rotated in an entirely new selection of discounted items in our ebay store which have never been there before, including our first Walter Crane package, Howard Pyle’s Lady …


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We’ve Got Tote-Bags!

Stylish yet functional, there’s nothing quite so essential as a fine-quality, durable, canvast tote-bag. They’re just what you need for eco-conscious shopping or carrying around your junk. I like to fill mine with antique books from our library and wander around looking erudite. We’ve added tote-bags to our selection of custom printed items on our page at CafePress. Designs include …


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New Font: Broadley

Yorkshire-born architect and designer C. F. A. Voysey was one of the preeminent figures of the later period of the Arts and Crafts movement. He was England’s answer to his more famous American contemporary Frank Lloyd Wright. Voysey’s designs were ambitious and comprehensive and included not only basic architecture, but also interior design, decoration and furniture. Voysey’s work was reminiscent …


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Font Gallery

For a limited time we’re running a sale on single fonts of up to 60% off: 2-4 Single Fonts – 20% Off – use code ALPHA 5-7 Single Fonts – 30% Off – use code BETA 8-10 Single Fonts – 40% Off – use code GAMMA 11-13 Single Fonts – 50% Off – use code DELTA 14+ Single Fonts – …


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2009: A Year in Fonts

In 2009 we released 20 entirely new fonts (pictured here) plus an assortment of revisions, variations and special fonts. 18 of the 20 fonts were released through the Font Club and two were special releases associated with the Steampunk and Art Deco packages. For those who aren’t in the Font Club and didn’t want to buy all of these fonts …


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