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The Letterpress Journals: Funding and Friendships

by Erin Beckloff Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a series by the creators of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Read Part 1 and Part 2. The Spring 2015 Kickstarter campaign for Pressing On: The Letterpress Film was an emotional rollercoaster. It was a challenging and fulfilling experience that connected me to people around...

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The Sweet Smell Of Letterpress

John Earles and Jennifer Blanco founded Workhorse Printmakers in Houston out of a desire to be able to create their own printed items without compromise.

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Recreating the Jersey Cream Letterpress Print

“The Jersey Cream blocks are the oldest pieces we know of in the collection that were made by Hamilton. There is a distinct possibility that we will never be able to print from the original blocks again,” says Jim Moran, Museum Director for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Created more than 120...

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06/04/2014: Beauty of Letterpress poster

Nearly a year ago, Neenah paper started the Beauty of Letterpress website and used it to launch a campaign to help save the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. Today they’ve announced they reached their $30,000 goal. Neenah will continue to raise money in the form of limited edition posters, the latest from Tad...

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Image of the Day, 12/13/13: Winter scene cards

Last chance! The Print Celebrates Design Competition 2013 is the first ever Print competition focused on all things festive! Join the party and submit your 2013 designs today! Love these linoleum-engraved illustrations in these cards, inspired by Montreal street scenes and created by L’abricot. Limiting the color palette really enhances their wintry feel. Check...