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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...

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...

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...

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...

Image of the Day, 12/05/2013: House holiday cards

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! It shouldn’t be surprising that House Industries knows how to put together some amazing holiday cards. This card featuring abstract patterns, metallic type (printed by Lead Graffiti) is...

Image of the Day, 11/06/2013: Typefight

The Typefight Print Shop is back and pitting letterpress prints against each other in a battle for supremacy (or at least a little fun). The prints of each competitor are available in very limited edition 25 print runs. Below is a recent battle between Darren Booth and Mary Kate McDevitt. Via Grain Edit.