27 June 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Palindrome is a small letterpress shop in Portland, OR producing both contract/client work and their own line of letterpress goods available in their Etsy shop.

Atlanta Printmakers Studio

Atlanta Printmakers Studio

Atlanta Printmakers Studio in Atlanta, GA exists to provide studio space and equipment for artist-renters and offers community outreach through classes, workshops and exhibitions in order to enhance the understanding of and appreciation for printmaking.

Deep Wood Press

20 June 2008 — Posted in Intaglio,Letterpress

Deep Wood Press

Located in Mancelona, MI, Deep Wood Press is a publisher of limited edition, hand-bound, fine press books. Additionally, the Deep Wood facility provides print services in letterpress and intaglio, as well as fine hand-binding. In their own words: “we can die cut, perforate, blind stamp, deboss, emboss, foil stamp and print onto most any material.”

Flying Horse Editions

Flying Horse Editions

Flying Horse Editions is the fine arts press at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The studio is a non-profit publisher of museum-quality, limited-edition art books and prints by internationally renowned artists and authors. The studio provides artists with a range of resources from letterpress to laser-cutting.

Erika Ebert Press

6 June 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Erika Ebert

Erika Ebert Press is a pretty compact letterpress shop in Philadelphia, PA taking on some of the basics like invites, announcements and business cards, as well as her own sets of standard designs for customers to choose from. You can see more recent samples on Erika’s Flickr page.

Box Car Press

3 June 2008 — Posted in Letterpress,Offset

Box Car

Box Car Press is a highly sophisticated 21st century letterpress shop in Syracuse, NY. In addition to some of the tightest registration, Box Car has a deep interest in supporting the development of individuals and shops using letterpress. They offer starter packs, pressroom supplies, platemaking supplies, custom letterpress plates, platemakers and the Box Car Base (one of their own creations).

Common Press

27 May 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Common Press

The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA. The facility provides a mixed media environment where students can move between digital and manual image making, collaborating with writers, printmakers and others in the book arts. The Common Press exists to assist in teaching design and to facilitate collaborative projects across the university.

Women’s Studio Workshop

20 May 2008 — Posted in Intaglio,Letterpress,Screenprinting

Women’s Studio Workshop

Founded in 1974 as an alternative artist space informed by feminist values the Women’s Studio Workshop within the Shawangunk Mountains in Rosendale, NY continues it’s commitment to create and share new skills through its series of grants, fellowships and internships as well as its artist classes and studio resources equipped for letterpress, etching and silkscreen projects.

Manifesto Letterpress

17 May 2008 — Posted in Letterpress


This may be an assumption, but wedding invitations seem to be the traditional/standard projects that keep a lot of letterpress shops in business. That said, we’re showing the “other side” of Manifesto Letterpress that appears to be a truer reflection of the studio’s interests. Two locations for this shop: Easthampton, MA and Chicago, IL. Check out their online shop too.

Aardvark Letterpress

16 May 2008 — Posted in Letterpress


Founded in Los Angeles, CA in 1968 as Aardvark Typographers, this shop transitioned to Aardvark Letterpress in 1980 as linotype was being phased out. The shop continues to produce exceptional work built on its strong typographic foundation.

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