Luke Bott: Submarine Letterpress Print

Nice illustration and letterpress print by Luke Bott. Check out more of Luke’s great illustrations on his site. Printed by Running Dove Press.


Physical Fiction: Lego Letterpress

Pop Pop, a great pixel inspired letterpress print made with legos on a Vandercook. The design and printing was done by Physical Fiction which is made up of  Justin LaRosa and Samuel Cox. See more of their prints and purchase one from them here.

via Design Work Life


Douglas Wilson: Polaroid

New “Polaroid” letterpress print by Douglas Wilson. Printed with his Vandercook using polymer plates on 8.5 x 11″ dark gray paper. The size of the Polaroid in the poster is exactly double that of a regular Polaroid. The limited edition of 250 are signed by Douglas and available at the Keep Calm Gallery for £20.00.


Genghis Kern: Dia de los Muertos Letterpress Poster

New letterpress poster titled Dia de los Muertos printed by Denver based letterpress printer, Genghis Kern and illustrated by Shaw Nielsen. The beautiful 2-color poster was printed on an Asbern Proof Press. You can buy one from Shaw Nielsen at his store for only $35.


Dan Funderburgh: Chinatown Flat Ball

Brooklyn based artist and wallpaper designer Dan Funderburgh released a beautiful two color screen print & letterpress combination poster. Printed on Crane’s Lettra paper at 16.5″ x 24.5″ Prints are signed and numbered by Dan and are only available in an edition of 75. Buy one at Arkitip for $75.


Cranky Pressman: AIGA Cleveland Cranky Camp

On 3.27.2010, AIGA Cleveland and Cranky Pressman held Cranky Camp. Cranky Camp is a 6 hour letterpress printing workshop where visitors are allowed to dig into wood and metal type, digbats and cuts, to make themselves a poster. Some of the results can be found on the Cranky Pressman’s Flickr page. Very cool to see people opening their shops for all that are interested. Thank you to Keith and Jamie Berger for providing this educational opportunity to AIGA Cleveland. You rock.


Jessica Hische: Letterpress Drop Cap Prints

Jessica Hische hand printed these amazing, amazing two color letterpress posters at The Arm in New York. Based off her Daily Drop Caps, this limited edition of 75 was printed on Crane’s 110lb Lettra and is signed and numbered with the note “first and only edition.” Beautiful work from Jessica again. Buy one for yourself at her store for $225.


Studio On Fire: Katie Kirk Office Letterpress Print

New letterpress print from the crew at Studio on Fire featuring illustrator Katie Kirk. Printed on French Paper Co.’s Muscletone Pure White (140 lbs.) at 8.5″ x 11″. This 2 color letterpress print was for the 5th anniversary of Eight Hour Day and is for sale in their Esty store for $20.


Stukenborg: Iowa Letterpress Dice Prints

These letterpress prints by Stukenborg are amazing. Each print was letterpressed on a Vandercook by arranging over 1000 hand-inked dice per poster. Printed on white Stonehenge paper with deckle edges, the posters range in size from 16.75 x 20.75 ($100) to 22 x 26 ($250). Each pattern was printed in a limited edition of 10. Buy one directly from Stukenborg’s Etsy store. These will go fast. Awesome concept and execution. (via Sass)


It’s Fancy: Sugar Skull Letterpress

New letterpress print, “Sugar Skull Letterpress”, by Cody Langford at It’s Fancy and David Lozeau. Based on an acrylic painting by David, the letterpress version is a 6-color 11 x 17 print on chipboard. Limited edition of 200 copies at $35 each. Buy a copy here.


Pressing Letters

Pressing Letters is an effort to catalog and promote creativity in our expanding letterpress community. Studios and individuals are invited to submit letterpress work, references, links or anything else that would be beneficial to others.