Purgatory Pie Press

15 April 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Purgatory Pie Press

Purgatory Pie Press is a husband and wife team operating out of New York City. They focus on bookmaking using traditional handset letterpress techniques, often collaborating with fine artists. Additionally, they provide letterpress services for the production of wedding invitations, they offer courses in letterpress and bookmaking, and their work has been exhibited at galleries and museums internationally including London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The image pictured is a book by Bob and Roberta Smith lettepress from lino cut and hand set type by PPP featured in Purgatory Pie Press’ How to Make Books, a recently published title dedicated to the creation of the handmade/DIY book.