Imperfection Machines: Low Res in a High Res World

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August 25, 2017

Imperfection Machines: Low Res in a High Res World

As new technologies continue to blur the lines between our real and digital worlds and we lose the edges of traditional mediums, obsolete technologies like letterpress or vinyl records become desired objects of art. But can type be art, and how do obsolete technologies transform and elevate type in unexpected and curious ways? This brief talk will look at how the Risograph, an unusual, effectively obsolete, and inherently imperfect machine can add value and desirability to letterforms and design, and what their increasing popularity has done to bring creative expressions of typography and design to new audiences.

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Scott Boms

August 25, 2017
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  1. IMPERFE CTION MACH INES Low Res in a High Res

    World
  2. Design Lead/Analog Research Lab @scottboms @analoglab Scott Boms

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  5. Sad water bottle or saddest water bottle?

  6. Paper goes in Magic comes out

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  8. 39 125 3 12 173 3 2 8 3 12

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  10. Analog Research Lab Flyer Scott Boms/John Patrick Thomas

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  12. The Linotype Film Doug Wilson Linotype

  13. ExtraPlaats Knust Press/Extrapool

  14. ExtraPlaats Knust Press/Extrapool

  15. Imperfection Book Studio O.OO

  16. A Brief History of Time Elana Schlenker

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  19. Facebook Speaker Series Scott Boms/Analog Lab

  20. Zeitgeist Zine Tim Belonax

  21. Signs Hastily Recalled Jez Burrows

  22. One Billion Flip Book Fuchsia MacAree

  23. A Walk in the Garden Eddie Perotte

  24. Impossible I-1 and Lab Cameras The Impossible Project Dark Side

    of the Moon 40th Anniversary Special Re-release
  25. Happy Little Accidents Conor Nolan

  26. Into the Abyss Mario Wagner

  27. Noburu Hayama Founder/CEO of the RISO Kagaku Corporation

  28. Print Gocco Demonstration Tokyo, Japan

  29. Ironic you say?

  30. Forms and Flora Zine Series Nous Vous

  31. Silkscreen 230 mesh Screen Analog Research Lab

  32. Risograph Schematic Moniker Press, Vancouver

  33. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson

  34. Forms and Flora Zine Series Nous Vous

  35. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson Artist Prints Sigrid

    Calon
  36. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson

  37. Paper Feed Wheel Risograph ME 9450U

  38. Clearly someone else’s idea of “Ideal” Resist! Print Kenichiro Chaffee

  39. Imperfection Book Studio O.OO

  40. Imperfection Book Studio O.OO

  41. 10 Rules for Work Scott Boms

  42. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson

  43. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson

  44. Unknown Jimmy Mezei

  45. Laser Cut Riso Zine Jimmy Mezei

  46. The Medium is the Message Scott Boms

  47. Stories About Coming Out Beth Dean and Michelle Pujals

  48. The Future Jimmy Mezei

  49. Artist Book Nous Vous

  50. Being Hear Fuchsia MacAree

  51. Being Hear Fuchsia MacAree

  52. Analog Research Lab Flyer Scott Boms/John Patrick Thomas

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  57. Disconnect Fuchsia MacAree

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  61. From The Linotype Film by Doug Wilson

  62. Compunabula Corey Holmes

  63. Seek the Truth Scott Boms

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  69. Signal Synthesis Matt Katsaros

  70. Tucker Nichols Artist

  71. Conor Nolan Illustrator

  72. Tim Belonax Analog Research Lab

  73. A Brief History of Time Elana Schlenker

  74. Resist! Print Kenichiro Chaffee

  75. @scottboms @analoglab