How to use the Visual Search Engine

You can now search Compositor visually, allowing you to find matching and similar ornaments from the database. Here’s how. Find an ornament you’d like to find matches for in Compositor. Here is an example: From here, click “Load Ornament in Visual Search”. Once the Visual Search page has opened, use your cursor to highlight the … Continue reading “How to use the Visual Search Engine”

Fleuron is now Compositor!

The database of eighteenth-century printers’ ornaments formerly known as Fleuron has found a new home at! The new name reflects the fact that there is a lot more in the database beside fleurons (or ornamental type), such as block ornaments (head and tailpieces, initial letters), factotums, rules, borders, and some woodcut illustrations, diagrams, and … Continue reading “Fleuron is now Compositor!”