Mikey Burton: Will Work For Work

Another letterpress poster from the hand of Mikey Burton & Mikey Pierce of FarmBarn. The poster is promoting an upcoming lecture by the man himself, Mikey Burton, on January 21st at Ohio State University (Knowlton Hall). More info: Columbus Society of Communicating Arts

01.8.10

The Half and Half: Letterpress vs. Silkscreen

Some nice silkscreen and letterpress collaborative work coming from the crew at The Half and Half in Columbia, SC. The poster started as a 2 color silkscreen and was completed with a 1 color run on the Vandercook 219. Keep it up.

01.7.10

Mikey Burton: As You Save…

Another tasty Mikey Burton letterpress print for a zine project with Josef Reyes printed in collaboration with the Cranky Pressman.

01.1.10

Repeat Press: Proletariat Letterpress Collaboration

Repeat Press: Proletariat Letterpress Collaboration

Michael Dacey of Repeat Press released a sneak peak of the letterpress poster designed in collaboration with Kerry Simon of Proletariat that reads “Men in Denim Build this Country, Men in Suits Destroy it.” Printed on a Vandercook SP20 with both vintage wood type and custom woodcuts. Printed on chipboard in 4 colors all inked with a brayer to make each one of the 25 posters printed very unique. Kerry also recorded a short video seen below.

10.24.09

Repeat Press: Proletariat Letterpress Video

Video from Repeat Press shot by Kerry Simon from Proletariat.

10.24.09

Bespoke Press: Letterpress Illustrators Project

Bespoke Press: Honey In Sunshine

Bespoke Press has launched a new letterpress illustrators project that features new and upcoming illustrators and designers. They had artist submit designs and eventually settled at 10 individual prints. The one above was illustrated By Nancy Mungcal and is titled “Honey In Sunshine.” Each print is limited to a run of 150 and can be purchased here. Awesome project and beautiful work.

10.12.09

Studio Olivine: The Enamored Whale by Albert Cerriteno

Studio Olivine: The Enamored Whale by Albert Cerriteno

Beautiful letterpress poster printed by Studio Olivine (Portland, Oregon) of Albert Cerriteno’s amazing illustration. We can not stop looking at this print with all it’s detail and textures. They are already sold out, sadly. You can see more of Albert Cerriteno’s work on his blog.

(Via OMG Posters)

09.22.09

Wilkintie: Dylan Martorell

Wilkintie: Dylan Martorell

Another poster from Wilkintie has been released. No. 12 in this series is by Dylan Martorell who has more amazing work on his blog. All hand drawn patterns by Dylan were printed in purple and green. Order one here.

09.20.09

Duckpin Press: Letterpress Test Sheets

Duckpin Press: Letterpress Test Sheets

Some beautiful letterpress test sheets by way of Duckpin Press. We are still in love with the Bob Ross poster which can be seen in some of the test sheets.

09.11.09

Inky Lips Press: Vegas Vic

Inky Lips Press: Vegas Vic

Casey McGarr’s letterpress work is amazing. The image above is self-promotional poster for Inky Lips Press containing the character Vegas Vic printed with traditional cuts, type and linoleum cuts by Casey. Casey has over 20 years of graphic design experience and is truly inspirational.

09.2.09

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.