Tom Boulton studied typographic design at the London College of Printing then became a self-taught letterpress printer. With over ten years’ experience, he has been commissioned by the likes of Tate Modern, Fortnum and Mason, Southbank Centre and The Design Museum. He has features in publications such as Creative Review, The Telegraph and Country Living, and has won a D&AD award.
Describe your approach to teaching.
I like to make things interactive, friendly and light. To get people hands on and handling type, rolling out ink and pulling prints as soon as possible.
What inspires your own work?
I find inspiration in the weird and wonderful things I have collected over the years like instamatic cameras, old vintage magazines, wonderful old advertising printing blocks and classical typographic design.