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"Alphabet of Sorts" is Underway

Alphabet of Sorts is a collaboration between Starshaped press in Chicago and Wells College Press here in Aurora-On-Cayuga NY. The Alphabet of Sorts book is now printed and binding has begun! 113 more words

WoW! This is Letterpress -- A Labor of Love Love Love

I love this article from the New York Times last week:

SAN MARCOS, TEX. — On the day before New Year’s Eve, after making the 19-hour drive to Texas from Wisconsin, the writer and artisan… 207 more words

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Ten Years: Pondering a Decade of a Press

Last night I had the very great privilege to speak to the Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild on the origins of the Press. 346 more words

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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… 274 more words


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

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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

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