The inaugural run video is online
It's hard to believe that we're wrapping up our Orphan Annie project. Thanks to all our backers, we've had an amazing journey restoring our Monotype OA sorts caster. She's now... Read more
Orphan Annie is HOT!
She’s hot! And she pumps!
As anyone who’s worked on old machines knows, restoration is rarely a matter of a little cleaning and throwing the switch. On August 6 we... Read more
Inaugural run date is tentatively set
Hello backers. We bring you good news on the Orphan Annie restoration. We've been busy tearing Orphan Annie apart, cleaning her, and getting all her parts back in place and... Read more
Backer 'plaque' will be limited edition print
Greetings backers and followers from a tired, but happy, Type Foundry board. We held our public open house on Saturday, and had a wonderful turnout with well over 200 people... Read more
100+ backers... time for a peek at rewards
Thanks to all 100+ backers so far! We have just 7 days to go, so please tell your friends they still have time to get in on the fun. To... Read more
Restoration and Open House Preparations
Thanks to all the folks who've been volunteering at the Foundry since we started our Kickstarter project! We now have a vent hood on the Orphan Annie (as well as... Read more
Type Foundry Open House
Hi Backers and followers!
The Foundry will be holding an open house on Saturday, March 26 from 3:00-7:00pm at our museum space in the Greenstreet Details building at 8900 NE... Read more
10 days... 81 backers... 114% of our goal!
A hearty THANK YOU! to all who have supported Orphan Annie so far. The response of backers and well-wishers has been incredible!... Read more
Orphan Annie's first week
It's funny; as we've rolled out this Kickstarter project, Orphan Annie has really taken on an anthropomorphic persona. It feels almost like she's a kid at the coolest camp ever,... Read more