13 February 2010

letter press inspiration

 
photo from my grandparent's collection. the letters combine to make their children's initials.

this weekend i am taking a two-day letterpress printing workshop. to celebrate my excitement, i want to share some letter press and bookmaking inspiration.


a great post from heartfish blog showing how she made her live what you love print


and check out these seriously awesome videos. seriously. 
take the time to watch them. their awesome.


 letterpress coasters by repeat press, video by quarter productions (found via pistachio press, another inspiring letterpress printer)

the complex of all these, by january press

6 comments:

  1. oh, have fun!

    non-industrial printing and bookbinding are such beautiful processes.

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  2. awesome awesome post! ( great videos, especially the last one) this stuff is so interesting to me. Enjoy the workshop. Im jealous.

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  3. love the rockin' coaster video.

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  4. so wonderful.
    love your
    grandparents
    collection!

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  5. so fun! glad you had a great time!

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