How Ink Is Made

Peter Welfrare, a Chief Ink Maker shows how color and ink is created from the raw ingredients–powder, varnish, and passion. Everything designers and printers need to know about the process, the challenges and joy of ink making.

(via dwell)

4 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Thanx Tina, for this excellent find. At first I didn’t think I would watch it all, but it turned out to be so interesting.

  2. This is super interesting and something that is rarely seen and known about. I really like how you paired the industrial and scientific side of ink making the the elegant classical music.

    Great, thanks for this, will follow Swissmiss on twitter.

    Erika of Typographika

  3. Amazing!!!! Thanks so much for posting this – how fascinating!!!