Monthly Archives: September 2011

A dream fulfilled

The smokestack of the Hamilton Wood Type Manufacturing Company. This beautiful brick stack stands above the factory that once produced type and cabinets for printers. Today, the building houses the Hamilton Wood Type Museum. I spent an extra day in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Getting to say I told you so

(without a nagging tone of voice) It is rare that a parent can enjoy the sheer thrill, the ecstasy of being able to revel in saying “I TOLD you so.” Heck, the more I think of it, it’s rare that … Continue reading

Posted in New technology | Leave a comment

A moment of silence at GraphExpo 2011

From GraphExpo 2011 in Chicago For a brief moment on Sunday, September eleventh, GraphExpo came to a very quiet halt; we all stood still, and we listened while the bagpipe played. Hundreds of GraphExpo visitors stood in the building just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sleeping in the shadow of the Lakeside Press

First of my reports from GraphExpo 2011: I awoke this morning in the Hyatt McCormick hotel in Chicago, adjacent to the McCormick Place, a convention center that is the legacy of the former Editor and Publisher of the Chicago Tribune, … Continue reading

Posted in History | 6 Comments