Pen to Printer: the influence of Edward Johnston


This exhibition brings together the Crafts Study Centre and the Edward Johnston Foundation in exploring how Johnston's researches into the tools, materials and methods of the ancient scribes has led to a new understanding of letterforms. The influence of his work and teaching has spread through all branches of calligraphy, letter cutting and the printed word. This will be examined in the context of these two major public collections and their respective approaches to collecting the material that right up to the present day, owes a debt to the work of this extraordinary pioneer.