At Cambridge Scool of Art you can find a letter press room with a substantial collection of wood and metal type.

This postcard was my contribution to a group project that aimed to use these types to set and print rhyming couplets from William Blake’s ‘Auguries of Innocence’.

This composition is made with Times Italic 14 pt size. The spacing between each baseline is taken to an extreme. This choice is made to give the respective  importance to the meaning of each word.


I decided to print on a silk fabric to emphasise the meaning of the word ‘woven’, an abstract justification of the inhumanity explained through the rational enlightenment of the poet.

132 lines of the poem has been presented across 66 postcards made by second-year graphic designers. For more information, and to view all 66 postcard you can visit:

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