Reading Time: 2 minutes This is printmaking, craftsmanship and technology all rolled into one little cart! Dutch traveling open-source design studio, Letterproeftuin, showed up with a mobile printing installation at the Chaumont International Poster and Graphic Design Festival. Their miniature screen and letter printing presses allow them to print small posters and books at printing shows with ease. (via The Method Case and Colossal)
Reading Time: < 1 minute We’d do just about anything to get our hands on this teeny tiny 3D printed letterpress machine. An awesome mix of old and new technology, Technifico and Lino’s Type designed the Stampomatica at two sizes – one for business cards and one for postcards. It uses a number of exciting little clamps and levers for a tactile analog printing […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I love this personal identity created by Chicago designer and illustrator Kelli Marie Daly. The combination of eclectic type, bold monochrome and friendly copy creates a young and striking brand.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Naomie Ross made a very cool video on how to letterpress. Letterpress from Naomie Ross on Vimeo.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Manual is a printed and hand crafted journal that takes a fresh look at web design. “The idea was to play on web design being a relatively young discipline, by creating an identity for the journal that felt older than its time, with references to heraldry, freemasonry, and old book illustrations (among other things).” […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The second issue of NICE magazine is available now for download! Thanks to your overwhelmingly positive response we were able to generate another awesome issue of interesting creative work for you to feast your eyes on. Follow these instructions to get your own FREE magazine: Download either a PDF version or a WWF non-printable version. […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute . A video about letterpress with a great backing track from The Black Keys. . Let’s Press from Strawberry Militia on Vimeo.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Some technology inspired letterpress greeting cards from PaperWheel Press. They made me chuckle.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Cloudy Collection is a collaborative project between illustrator/designer David Hyuck and the artists who inspire him to produce limited edition prints on letterpress. The most current collection is titled The Scarlet Lettering and features the work of Linzie Hunter, Nate Williams, Kate Bingaman-Burke, among others. Keep your eyes peeled for Nicework’s letterpress-inspired work soon!