Edwin Pickstone

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Lecturer

Technical Support

Design School

Research Interests

Typography, Letterpress, History of Type, Poster Design, Printing, History of Printing, Book Design, Material History, Graphic Design, Letters, Alphabet

Research Profile

Edwin Pickstone (b.1982, Manchester, UK) lives and work in Glasgow. Focusing on the material nature of print Pickstone uses letterpress technology, collaborating with artists and designers on a wide range of projects. His work spans academic, artistic and design worlds, with particular interest in the history of typography, graphic design, the nature of print and the book. He is currently Lecturer, Typography Technician and Designer in Residence at The Glasgow School of Art, where since 2005 he has cared for the school’s collection of letterpress printing equipment. He has spoken and exhibited internationally.

Qualifications

BA (hons) Visual Communication 2005

Latest Additions

  1. Particle and Wave, Both

    Pickstone, Edwin (2017) Particle and Wave, Both. [Artefact]
  2. This dot, here, this one

    Pickstone, Edwin (2015) This dot, here, this one. [Artefact]
  3. The Grantchester Pottery Paints the Stage

    Pickstone, Edwin (2015) The Grantchester Pottery Paints the Stage. Jerwood Project Space, Southbank, London, 16 Jan–22 Feb 2015 [Show/Exhibition]
  4. Bookmarks 2017: Keynote Lecture

    Pickstone, Edwin (2017) Bookmarks 2017: Keynote Lecture. In: Bookmarks 2017, 29 March 2017, Edinburgh College of Art.
  5. Change as a Constant

    Pickstone, Edwin (2015) Change as a Constant. In: Annual Conference of The Association of European Printing Museums, The Relevance of Typographical Collections for Today’s Designers,, 2–3 October 2015, Tipoteca Italiana, Cornuda, Italy.
  6. The Enemies of Books 2 (2017) Parenthesis 34: The Journal of the Fine Press book Association, Special Edition, Summer 2018

    Pickstone, Edwin (2018) The Enemies of Books 2 (2017) Parenthesis 34: The Journal of the Fine Press book Association, Special Edition, Summer 2018. [Artefact]
  7. The Enemies of Books 1 (2017) Parenthesis 32: The Journal of the Fine Press book Association, Special Edition, Spring 2017

    Pickstone, Edwin (2017) The Enemies of Books 1 (2017) Parenthesis 32: The Journal of the Fine Press book Association, Special Edition, Spring 2017. [Artefact]
  8. I Just Burnt A Book

    Pickstone, Edwin (2017) I Just Burnt A Book. Double Dagger, 1 (2). p. 15. ISSN 1-85428-108-9
  9. Biblioclasm

    Pickstone, Edwin (2017) Biblioclasm. The Swiss Church in London, 79 Endell Street, London, 21 Sep–29 Sep 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  10. Printshop! 2016

    Pickstone, Edwin (2016) Printshop! 2016. Tramway, Glasgow, UK [Show/Exhibition]