Lynne envisions an exciting future for the old platen presses and early twentieth century imported typefaces from England and France with interest from vintage printing technology connoisseurs, art history buffs, collectors and entrepreneurs.
But, it is the designs themselves—over 1,000 in all—that may be the sleeping giants . . .
The potential is there, using an imaginative combination of today’s technology and yesterday’s time-honored traditions, to make a twenty-first-century product that results from a collaboration of forward thinking with a desire to hold a piece of the past. Bits make today’s century a place of creativity, efficiency, possibilities and speed. The tools of a previous century let us truly touch one another through paper rather than depend on the impersonal abstract tone of what flies through the Internet.