Category: Letterpress

We are always on the look out for great letterpress projects, and they don’t all have to be for weddings! Here are our top five for February.

If letterpress is the result you are looking for there a few things you need to think about before we start designing. Think about the style of your wedding, is it vintage, is it classic, sophisticated, fun. By establishing the feeling of the wedding will help us to design an invite that suits your style. […]

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Sorry it’s been so long between posts, the last part of 2013 was crazy! I promise to post more this year. My first exciting news for 2013, is that I have finally had the time to launch my new venture designing and printing Letterpress Invitations and Cards. Since buying my press late last year, I […]

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It was pretty exciting to print my first letterpress job on the weekend. I designed and printed these lovely letterpress “Save the Date” for a Toowoomba couple. They’re printed on Spicers Stephen 330gsm Chilled White with 2 colours (one being the blue and one being the blind impression with a spot of transparent ink).

This is our lovely new letterpress being moved into its new home! If you follow me on Twitter you will know that a while back I found and re-home this 1950’s Heidelberg Windmill Platen Letterpress. I have been busy spending my weekends getting her back into order and finally she is ready to print again. […]

One of our favourite studios in the UK, Lightbulb Design posted this cute Letterpress video on Twitter a few days weeks ago, it was just too good not to share.

Ink is a big part of our business when it comes to our print design, but it is one thing that has never cross my mind to see how it is created. I stumbled on this short story and youtube video over on the marta writes blog. The video was created by The Printing Ink […]

Last Saturday was the first day in my 4 week letterpress course at the Design College’s Strong Arm press. I was pretty excited to be finally getting my head around this beautiful old form of printing, and I was also looking forward to working on my typography skills. Week one saw us learning about the […]

I am really excited to be taking an Intro to Letterpress course over the next four weeks. The course is run by Design College Australia at their Strongarm Press located in the Fortitude Valley. The course gives an insight into this printing technique and over the 4 weeks you work on a range of projects. […]