Typewriters are in fashion

By John Yunker on

John Yunker

Playwright, author of the environmental novel The Tourist Trail and co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

The Typosphere — an excellent website for those who love typewriters — recently noted how typewriters are finding their way into fashion — as in wearable fashion.

How about fingernails painted as typewriter keys:

Typewriter-inspired clothing:

I wonder if you can use White Out to remove stains.

I know, bad joke.

Finally, here is a typewriter-themed hotel room in Singapore:

We have our own passion for typewriters, as you’ll see in this public service announcement — and we were inspired to create our own typewriter-themed notecards. While we started out with images from our own antique typewriter collection, below is one of the newest cards, an image from the amazing Martin Howard Collection.

 

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