Tag Archives: letterpress

Pressing On: Keeping Letterpress Alive

Design language is global. Get recognized today. What is letterpress? Who uses it today? And who will use letterpress in ten, twenty, forty years? Those are just some of the questions that co-directors Andrew P. Quinn and Erin Beckloff attempt to answer in Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Anybody can easily set type digitally,...

Letterpress Printing Site Going Strong

A few weeks ago, we wrote about the launch of the community-based website, The Beauty of Letterpress, that showcases various artist’s letterpress printing work. Since then, The Beauty of Letterpress has been going strong as many artists from around the world have uploaded images of their gorgeous letterpress work. From the “Love for Sale”...

New Website Inspires Letterpress Love

From business cards to wedding invites, coasters to menus, letterpress printing can make any ordinary paper product feel fancy. Enter The Beauty of Letterpress (www.thebeautyofletterpress.com), a new website and digital gallery by Neenah Paper (featuring Crane Papers) that celebrates extraordinary letterpress creations from designers, printers and artisans across the U.S. Each week, the gallery...

Letterpress type (display font)

Letterpress Type (Display Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Letterpress Type, designed by The Organic Type, is a typeface that must be placed by hand. But the effect is worth the effort. You’ll be able to add great texture and personality to your designs with these letterforms and symbols. LetterPress Type™ Volume 1 letters are cut out onto a transparent layer, ready for...

Site of the Day: Woodtype.org

Ever sit down in a bar and find yourself next to someone you’re more than happy to meet purely by chance? Well, Grace and I were lucky enough to meet Jim and Bill, two of the guys behind Woodtype.org, at HOW Design Live that way last month. Before too long, I pulled up their site...