The beloved #typewriter – its utilitarian beauty, the pleasing percussive action of striking its keys, the singularity of the impressed page – is enjoying a renaissance across the creative industries.

by David Solomonoff

‘I Am TOM. I Like to TYPE. Hear that?’ So wrote actor Tom Hanks recently, describing his love of the typewriter.

In this authoritative book, the authors apply their experience to mine the collection they have created over four decades to present over 550 examples produced by more than sixty of the world’s finest contributors to the genre.

From the early ornamental works produced by secretaries in the late nineteenth century to more recent works that consider the uniqueness of the typewritten document in the digital age, there is an astonishing – and delightful – range of creativity in every artwork.

http://www.thamesandhudson.com/The_Art_of_Typewriting/9780500241493

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