Month: Apr 2019

Old Printed page

Lorem Ipsum

This is the Printer and Designers much loved Filler Tool. Did you know? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text used in the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the standard filler text since the 1500’s. The story goes that an un-named printer took a galley of type and swopped it around a bit to produce a  type specimen book. Amazing to think that this has survived all these years to still not only …

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Foxing on printed page

A Foxy Story

Foxing is the term used to describe the brown staining found on old printed products. It doesn’t affect its integrity but does lower the value of the document for collectors. It is thought to be caused by either fungus or the oxidising of iron and other trace metals. For Wikipedia’s take on a Foxy story follow this link. Be sure to see out article on printing companies