Category Archives: Special Collections

What’s Your Type?

In commemoration of the current exhibition Writing Making Your Mark at the British Library, we have put together a display of font and typeface related books at Aldgate Library, including a selection of artists who use text in their practice. … Continue reading

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Wallpaper

I came across this great article on the BBC culture site about the history of wallpaper – did you know it used to be an offence punishable by death to forge wallpaper in England? And how did people allegedly die … Continue reading

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