Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

2. Apprentice Typesetter, Edmonton Bulletin, Edmonton, Alberta, 1904

Three Phase of Printing History

"Developments in the Canadian printing industry, both commercial and newspaper, fall into three categories: composition (setting up or "composing" what is to be printed); printing (making multiple copies, using ink, paper, and a printing press); and marketing (the advertising revenue and circulation volume which pay for the operation)...There are three major phases to the development of the printing industry in Canada: manual printing (1751-1840), mechanical printing (1840-1970), and electronic printing (1970- )."

Visit the link provided, The Canadian Encyclopedia online, choose Printing Industry for an overview on printing in Canada.