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I was walking down the street when out the corner of my eye I saw a pretty little thing approaching me. I said you’re such a sweet young thing. Why you do this to yourself? She looked at me and this is what she said, There ain’t no rest for Money don’t grow on trees. I got bills to pay, I got mouths to feed. Ain’t nothing in this world for free. No I can’t slow down, I can’t hold back, though you know I wish I could. No there ain’t no rest for the wicked until we close our eyes for good.

the wicked.

Printing in Germany

Graphic Arts

No other event in the history of humans has influenced them more that the invention of the printing press constructed by Gutenberg. The ways in which the printing press affected the growth and development of the human race are almost to numerable to count. Johann Gutenberg is believed to have been born in the German city of Mainz in the year 1400. Only thirty documents give accurate accounts of his life and of these there are only three which refer to printing. Gutenberg worked as a goldsmith and gem cutter as a young man and had learned about metallurgy. Gutenberg first designed type that would space evenly on a page and also look pleasing to the eye. His first type was cast of the metals lead, antimony, and tin and consisted of two-hundred and ninety separate symbols. Gutenberg also had to find an ink that would 7

that he could slide the paper in and out. The press would also enable him to also squeeze water out of the damp paper while printing at the same time. The Gutenberg Bible, printed in 1455, was the first Bible ever printed and the first book ever printed in Europe. Gutenberg printed two-hundred copies of this book which was known as a 36-line Bible for the number of lines that were on each page.

or be too thick and came up with the combination of boiled linseed oil and soot. Gutenberg adapted a wine press for printing that was waste high and had a rolling tray so

City of Mainz

Insight and Innovation Gutenberg’s invention sparked many religious revolutions with his invention that allowed the common man to possess a Bible for his own interpretation. The printing press allowed knowledge and ideas to be passed from one man to the other and paved the way for schools and media. 8


The Phoenicians were the first society in history to produce a recognizable alphabet. They, in a sense, opened the door to the hundreds of languages there are in existence today. The Phoenician letter Daleth is the symbol for door. It is said that the symbol itself is meant to look like the door of a tent. It is, strangely enough, derived from the symbol of a fish, simply by using the reversed shape of a tail fin. Later in history, the Greeks modified the symbol to create Delta, keeping the “D� consonant sound of the letter.


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$5 NDC Community, $10 public Cash Only, Pay at the Door November 11, 12 & 13 at 8 PM & November 14 at 3 PM For additional information call Director Jacqi Loewy: 216.373.5189

“Improve Your Job Prospects”

Karolyn Power, Alex Santurri, Jacki Coffman

11.20.2010 - 12.10.2010 A collaborative DESIGN project located in Rachel Morris’s Office, Ground level of the Administration Building.

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Karolyn Power


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Karolyn Power's Portfolio  

A select few of my recent Graphic Design projects.

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