Brico.01 Book – by Oli Bentley, Anthony Burrill & Thomas Mayo
Brico .01 documents the first output of a collaboration between Oli Bentley of Split; designer, visual artist and printmaker Anthony Burrill; and wood type maker, designer and printer Thomas Mayo. Printed on the World Record-holding People Powered Press using the Brico system, which comprises just four shapes.
This 420×210 mm book showcases the first full set of large-format letters (originally printed at 1.5m high) in beautiful detail, alongside an insight into the creation of the system with words from Anthony Burrill.
All process will support the community work of the People Powered Press.
60 in stock
With near endless possibilities of letter forms, weights, sizes and styles, the system was created so that anyone might share in the joy of type design. It will be used to create large-scale works and murals with community groups, extending the mission of the People Powered Press to amplify voices and spread words worth spreading.
The books are printed to beautiful Fedrigoni Arena Natural and Sirio Flamingo stock — with thanks to Fedrigoni, Pressision Printers and Anthony Burrill for their support.
The Original Brico Prints
Just one of each original letterpress print, from A—Z, is also available for sale in support of the community work of the People Powered Press. The prints measure a staggering 1.5m high with beautifully detailed wood texture and grain, and each is signed by Anthony Burrill, Oli Bentley and Thomas Mayo.
The prints are available from our shop, here.