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Typewriter Bookplates, Mac & Ninny (2012)

As part of the nostalgia drive, slow communication is pushing its way back into popular culture, even as fast communication is at the forefront of cultural and technological development. As The Guardian’s chief arts writer Charlotte Higgins has recently noted, a triumvirate of books on ink, paper and letters (Philip Hensher’s The Missing Ink: The […]


Mary Katrantzou Typewriter Dress

The Typo Dress, Mary Katrantzou (A/W2012)

When this dress strutted down London Fashion Week’s catwalk earlier this year, a flurry of emails, texts and FB postings headed my way from friends and colleagues (with thanks). As detailed by typewriter collector Adwoa Bagalini, the London-based fashion designer Mary Katrantzou had created this dress, ‘boned with an inner corset and offset by a […]