Established in 1980, the Devil's Artisan (DA) is Canada's 'Journal of the Printing Arts'. We foster an appreciation of the physical and social aspects of bookmaking in Canada, reaching out to a global audience of typographic and printing arts enthusiasts who appreciate the value of the printed word even in this digital age.

Latest Issues

DA 92

Devil's Artisan #92
Spring/Summer 2023

In This Issue:

  • Songs, Stories, and Artist Proofs in Veracruz, Mexico by Alec Dempster
  • The Making of Woodwriter: An Interview with Director Jeff Winch by James Bader
  • Glenn Goluska’s The Topography of Typography by Chester Gryski
  • Autobiographical Notes on Life at Rapid Grip and Batten by Sidney Johnson and Peter Isaacs
  • & more ...
DA 91

Devil's Artisan #91
Fall/Winter 2022

In This Issue:

  • Richard York’s Artistic Journey, His Sources and Influences by Tom Smart
  • Sing Lim, Vancouver Artist and Printerby Janet Nicol
  • Jim Rimmer: A Checklist Addendum by Eric Swanick
  • Intelligible Impressions of a Hermetic Printer by g.a. chishti
  • Vernacular Poster Sans
    by Richard Kegler
  • & more ...
DA 90

Devil's Artisan #90
Spring/Summer 2022

In This Issue:

  • Publishing P.K. Page: A Memoir, of Sorts by Tim Inkster
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: The Artists' Books of walking bird press by Duncan Major
  • Fairbank Italic by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Paul Forage by Sarah Lough
  • Kandid Kamera by Don McLeod
DA 89

Devil's Artisan #89
Fall/Winter 2021

In This Issue:

  • When One Who Loves Books Meets One Who Loves Making Them by Nigel Beale
  • John Wilson (Jack) McLaren by Shawn Henshall
  • The Art of the Bookbinder: Robert Wu by John Shoesmith
  • Trenton Wood Type by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Rick/Simon
  • & more ...
DA 88

Devil's Artisan #88
Spring/Summer 2021

In This Issue:

  • Ted Snider and Cranberry Mills by Gordon Sisler
  • A Conversation with Karen Schindler by Kevin Heslop and Karen Schindler
  • The David B. Milne Playing Card Project by Stan Bevington and Don McLeod
  • John Robert Colombo and Hawkshead Press by Chester Gryski
  • Bixler Roman by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Alan Stein by Don McLeod
DA 87

Devil's Artisan #87
Fall/Winter 2020

In This Issue:

  • Trading in the Real: Andrew King and Design on the Canadian Prairies by Bonne Zabolotney and Joel Derksen
  • The Wonderful Worlds of Walter Trier, Illustrator by Warren Clements
  • Recuperating Magazine Digest: Jewish Identity and Cultural Nationalism in Canadian Publishing by Jaleen Grove
  • & more ...

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The Devil's Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

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