Month: March 2012

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Posted on 29/03/2012

Today is the centenary of Captain Scott’s last journal entry, and therefore in all probability of his death. To mark the occasion a service was held in St Paul’s cathedral, from which I have just retu …

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Typographical Boats & Goats

Posted on 15/03/2012

Title page set in Centaur During my time at Folio I’ve designed and typeset approximately sixty titles. Each time work begins on a new book (such as The Song of Roland shown here) and I have to think …

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Typographical Boats & Goats

Posted on 15/03/2012

Title page set in Centaur During my time at Folio I’ve designed and typeset approximately sixty titles. Each time work begins on a new book (such as The Song of Roland shown here) and I have to think …

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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Posted on 14/03/2012

One of the most successful titles in our current programme has been Selected Poems and Prose by Gerard Manley Hopkins, which was beautifully illustrated with paintings by Elizabeth Magill. Now Elizabe …

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Friday, 9 March 2012

Posted on 09/03/2012

Leonard Rosoman 1913–2012 Leonard Rosoman, who died a few days ago aged 98, was one of the most distinguished artists to illustrate for Folio. In addition to book illustration, he was a painter, print …

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