The Library

A new mainstay of the Pavillon-Presse is our “Buchstaben-Bibliothek” (letter library), a research library specialising in type, typography and print technologies. 

About the Collection

Beginning in 2017, the following collections form the basis of the Buchstaben-Bibliothek: The Schmidt Type Specimen Collection The former Bremen vocational school teacher has over several decades compiled hundreds of rare and valuable type specimens from all over the world. With the kind financial support of the state of Thuringia, this unique collection has been given over to the Pavillon-Presse. The Rutherford Typography Collection […]