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Contemporary tribute to father of modern printing

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13:45 PM | 24 April 2017
by Hollie Wong
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In honour of the creator of modern printing in the 20th century, J. Gutenberg, Spanish design studio, BLOCD have paid tribute to the father of modern printing.

Before the age of digital printing, movable types provided the basis of book printing around the world.

This was until J. Gutenberg introduced the mechanical movable type, and so began the printing revolution across Europe.

Gutenberg's creation is widely regarded as the most important invention of the second millennium, the seminal event which ushered in the modern period of human history.

Now BLOCD Studio’s have created Candy Movable Types; made of candy, the small blocks provide their clients with a sweet treat, while also reminding them of a key event in printing history.

"We wanted to give our clients and friends a gift that combined the studio’s work style, our identity and the world of design: our typesetting made of candy."

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