The Belief in Craft: Movable-type Printing Master

Reporter/Provider - Moving Taipei

class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2022-04-27T04:28:01Z0 views

During the Japanese colonial rule era, the Japanese introduced Western printing technology to Taiwan. At that time, printing technology was expensive and was usually the choice of wealthy families or public institutions.      There are tens of thousands of characters in the cabinet, and according to the different needs of the customers, the master has to quickly pick out the required characters in a sea of characters and also has to consider the spacing of characters, missing characters, and other conditions to respond to the situation. Although movable type printing is not as neat and diverse as modern printing, it is the warmest memory of the times.

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