Type Printing

- Oct 21, 2018-

The concept of movable type was not new in the 15th century; movable type printing has been invented in the process of the Song Dynasty in China, and was later developed by Korea during the Korean period, in which metal type printing technology was developed in Europe in 1234, sporadic evidence shows that typographical principles, The idea of creating text by reusing individual characters has been well understood and applied in the former Gutenberg Europe and may have emerged since the 12th century. Known examples include Germany (Prüfening inscription) to England (letter tiles) to Italy. However, the various techniques employed (imprinting, stamping and assembling individual letters) are not widely accepted for the improvements and efficiencies required.