The C.C. Stern Type Foundry is a non-profit working museum of metal type and casting equipment founded in 2009 and located in Portland, Oregon. Its mission is to preserve the heritage of America’s typecasting industry; educating people in the history of metal type and typography, its continued design influence and modern applications; and inspiring graphic artists and printers to pursue new directions using traditional practices. The Museum of Metal Typography provides a gathering place for type enthusiasts from all genres of study, connecting them with the Northwest’s printing history, as well as with national and international organizations devoted to typography, type casting and printing.
8900 Northeast Vancouver Way, Northeast Portland, Portland, Oregon, 97211, United States