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A Garden in Winter...

“Always maintain a kind of Summer, even in the middle of Winter.”

~ Henry David Thoreau

Poet, professor, and gardener Stan Galloway takes Thoreau’s sentiments to heart in his beautiful poem, “Winter Garden,” which is just out now as a limited edition letterpress broadside from St Brigid Press. 290 more words

Letterpress Goods

So old it's new. How Letterpress is making a comeback.

Was it coincidence that I recently bought a birthday card designed by using Letterpress? I think not. For this method of printing is making a comeback according to… 275 more words

Books

2015: A Fresh Start

Ohhh, look! I’ve got a blog! I should really use it…

So, a new year and an energized press. By way of explanation, the last couple of (bookless) years have been a time of thought and entrenchment, crisis and recovery. 578 more words

Letterpress Printing

Beer Coasters by Blackbird Letterpress

Blackbird Letterpress is a small company located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana founded by the skilled printmaker and designer Kathryn Hunter. Blackbird creates gorgeous, light-hearted letterpress goods, including stationery, wedding invites, business cards, and other charming paper goods. 44 more words

*Goods + Makers

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, December 16, 2014

A friend of mine had invited me to check out this presentation on a proposed new makerspace for Silver Spring called Catylator Makerspace. It was being held at the… 335 more words

Dolls

Pictured in type

Making pictures from type goes back a long way – how long I can’t answer and I haven’t done the research but believe me it is a long time. 226 more words

Typography

Letterpress by Typelark


We had letterpress prints by Typography Emporium guest Zoë Chan of Typelark in the Type Tasting studio at the weekend. Zoë prints on a vintage Adana letterpress and experiments with print techniques such as printing in reverse to create unusual textures. 15 more words

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