By thesanfranciscoegotist / /
We’re guessing 85% of our readers grew up in a world with desktop publishing, where a layout was only something on your computer. The idea of creating an ad, a magazine, or newspaper by hand is almost unimaginable.
As the London Review of Books celebrates its 40th anniversary, they look back at what paste-up used to involve in the early years of the paper. Flashing her blade is Bryony Dalefield, who has been doing paste-up for the LRB, in both its gluey and digital forms, since the early 1980s.
This is just incredible to watch and also a little sad that such a craft is all but gone.