Celebrated UK printmaker Alan Kitching teaches a typography workshop using letterpress equipment. The website advertising the workshop is one of the better examples of the new-fangled parallax scrolling technique. All the course details are shown on a single page, with text in a clean grid overlaying the workshop title which is printed with a split fountain (sort of the letterpress version of a color gradient). The effect is engaging without the cumbersome and distracting gee-whizzery that so often accompanies parallax sites. It feels like the web equivalent of a tall letterpressed poster — wholly appropriate for the workshop.
With his co-designers Jon Kielty and Ross Shaw, Kitching manages to make the slightly goofy Extra Bold Display weight of Gill Sans fit with a swashy Caslon Old Face in metal.