All posts tagged vandercook

The Captain’s Wedding Invitations

How are we so lucky to work with so many talented clients? Once again, these beautiful wedding invitations were designed by the client and they did an amazing job. They wanted them printed on a brown chipboard to go with the old-world feel of the design. The results—as you can see—were marvelous. Chipboard is a […]

34 Typographic Sins Letterpress Poster

“Thou shalt not fail to kern display type. Limited-edition signed letterpress posters expounding the 34 most horrific Typographic Sins known to humankind. Perhaps you need to go see a typographic priest. By Jim Godfrey.” When I printed this poster, traffic to my site more than doubled. I know that typography is a controversial subject, but who knew it would drive […]

Letterpress Loves Giclée

One of the limitations of letterpress is that you can only print one color at a time. This means that for each new color, the press must be cleaned, another plate made, the plate for the additional color registered, and all of the sheets of paper hand-pressed all over again. This process must be repeated […]

Snap, Snap, Photos

My wonderful friend, Alpha Smoot, took a few photos of Rowley Press while she was here printing. See more of her work on her blog and  website. These should give you an idea of the beautiful machinery that we are surrounded with here at Rowley Press. More images after the jump…

New Vandercook SP-15 Letterpress!

So, in addition to our two Chandler & Price letterpresses, we are pleased to welcome a beautiful Vandercook! This is the perfect press for teaching classes and for doing large prints. Here is a photo of it while still at its old owners. I have been cleaning it up and tuning it to print beautifully […]

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