Hamilton Type Cabinet

Lisa M. Payne Studio is now a full-time operation and to kick it off we worked on cleaning this wonderful old Hamilton type cabinet to get it ready to hold type again.  The bottom center is what the inside of the drawer looked like before cleaning – years and years of dirt and metal bits. … More Hamilton Type Cabinet

Taking on Typeface

While I am waiting for my 100 year old type case cabinet to arrive (yay!), I am arranging one of my typefaces so that I can do some print runs.  The California Job Case is a way of organizing type that was made popular by the foundries on the West Coast.  The reason it became … More Taking on Typeface