Oi Polloi

Linotype : The Film

Published: Thu Feb 17 2011


In these times of iPads and Amazon it’s always interesting when some (stubborn?) folk choose to defy the techno flock and stick with some good ol’ fashioned, honest-to-goodness mechanicals.

With that in mind, here’s the trailer for a forth-coming documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s Linotype typecasting machine and the people who still own (and love) these machines today.

We love a bit of archaic image-making round here.