It’s Nice That : We speak to RCA letterpress technician Ian Gabb about his work, his new website and his nickname…

 

 

We speak to RCA letterpress technician Ia

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Posted by Rob Alderson, Monday 21 May 2012

Much to my immense frustration I’ve never had a cool nickname. My colleagues seem immune to my attempts to instigate The Big Dog around the studio and my friends don’t understand who I’m talking about when I casually drop The Robmeister Gerneral into conversation. It’s not a problem Ian Gabb, letter press technicnian at the Royal Academy of Art has,having been dubbed The Letterpress Monster by his students, a monocle that has endured for 12 years.

Not only that but the man is a magician at his craft, producing beautifully designed and exquisitely executed work for a whole range of interesting briefs. And not only that but he also can now boast a brand spanking new website created by tremendous studio Julia (some fo his former students).

The new site doesn’t just act as an excellent showcase of his sheer skill, it’s also fantastically designed and is a happy place to wile away some time. We spoke to Ian, aka Mr Monster, to find out more…

via It’s Nice That : We speak to RCA letterpress technician Ian Gabb about his work, his new website and his nickname….

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