These Northern Types Typographic Exhibition


These Northern Types Typographic Exhibition

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Date(s) - 12/09/2021
11:00 am until 5:00 pm

Salts Works


These Northern Types is a typographic exhibition and book exploring Northern and place-based identity. Working with a team of writers, engineers, printers and members of the public, designer Oli Bentley brings together type design, experimental print methods, public engagement, poetry, academic and creative writing in this thought-provoking work. ‘Ambitious, expansive, and inventive… These Northern Types feels like an important sociological project… No one project can ever adequately summarise the state of a nation, but These Northern Types is as good an attempt as you’ll see all year.’ The project led to the creation of the world-record holding People Powered Press, now resident in Salts Works. ‘Beautiful to look at yet uncompromising and direct’ — The Independent