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The Spitfire Press is a letterpress workshop founded by award winning typographer Jonathan Doney. The Press has an established reputation for great, original work that is collected in many countries. Prints are available for sale and can be ordered from this site.

Jonathan is a Fellow of the International Society of Typographic Designers and is currently its Chair. He holds membership of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen and the Fine Press Book Association. He has previously been a member of ATypI, Type Directors' Club New York and the Institute of Paper, Printing and Publishing. Jonathan worked in industry for 18 years before devoting 24 years to teaching typography and typographic design in colleges and universities. He has lectured and run workshops in typography and letterpress extensively both in the UK and abroad.

Since retiring, he no longer undertakes print commissions prefering to work with his established client base, friends and family whilst working up his own ideas.

The short film opposite was made by the talented Bristol based designer, Josh Sherwood. hello@joshsherwood.co.uk