I’ve wanted a letterpress for as long as I can remember. The tactile quality of letterpressed invitations is like no other. But more than that, watching the machine I see poetry in motion. In spite of its age there is such grace to its rhythmic movements.
The moment we pulled our first successful prints off our first machine (named Marilyn) I fill so fulfilled! I’ve been doing graphic design, and specifically print design, for some time now but nothing compares to being able to create something digitally and then press it, touch it, feel it sunken into thick creamy cotton.
To celebrate the re-launch of our blog here are a few of my favorite letterpressed pieces from the past two years:
We have learned so much in the last 2 years, sometimes the hard way. We’ve always continued to grow and avoid becoming stale. I’m finally starting to see a cohesive style develop within my own body of work. And unless you’re a designer you can’t possibly imagine the importance of that!
*Le sigh* Le Letterpress.