Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Just my Type
I would be lost without the invention of the PC. If it were never invented I would've had to stockpile Ko-Rec-Type. I don't think I'd have the patience to type my blog entries on a typewriter - it would take me half the day!
But oh, how I love the mid-century typewriter culture! The beautiful ribbon boxes, the typewriter repair forms, the typing manuals - all wonderful. All promise an efficient, well-run office. And for you Mad Men fans, who didn't love the early episodes where the removal/replacement of the typewriter dust jacket signified the beginning/end of the work day?
I also love using the typewriter and its accoutrements in my artwork! Here are a few examples: