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  • Did you know who published “Tarzan of the Apes”?

    Aug 27, 2014 6:00

    Did you know who published “Tarzan of the Apes”?

    On August 27, 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes “Tarzan of the Apes”. Is the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All Story magazine, the first book edition was published in 1914. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued […]

     
  • Did you know the term “clunkers”?

    Aug 27, 2014 6:00

    Did you know the term “clunkers”?

    Clusters of paper that are bound to the corners of the covers.

     
  • Did you know when the typewriter  was patented?

    Aug 26, 2014 6:00

    Did you know when the typewriter was patented?

    On August 26, 1843 Charles Thurber patents a typewriter. Was an inventor who made important innovations in the early development of the typewriter. According to the book The Marvels of Modern Mechanismpublished in 1901, Charles invented and patented in 1843 the first practical typewriter, though it admits his machine was slow, crude […]

     
  • Did you know the term “Bridle”?

    Aug 26, 2014 6:00

    Did you know the term “Bridle”?

    Edge thread in the head and foot of spine in a book.

     
  • Did you know Felipe Ibañez?

    Aug 25, 2014 6:00

    Did you know Felipe Ibañez?

    On August 25, 1973 was born Felipe Ibañez, Argentine designer. He graduated in Graphic Design at the University of Buenos Aires, where he was professor of materials Graphic Design and Typography. He is the author of teaching texts, as well as reflections on design and culture, some of them compiled in […]

     
  • What is “Calotype”?

    Aug 25, 2014 6:00

    What is “Calotype”?

    First photographic system that produced a negative image on a paper, which could get identical positive copies. The process was created in England (1840), by Henry Fox Talbot considered, Niepce and Daguerre with, as the inventor of photography.

     
 
 
 
 

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