Hot off the press

Here’s the latest from the shed (or super-delux-print-workshop if you like). After a lot of trial and even more error we’re finally getting the hang of making our own letterpress printing plates. It turns out watching something start as flat pixels on a computer and end up physically embossed into paper is very satisfying. Here’s…

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We ♥日本

We’ve just returned from an incredibly inspiring trip to Japan. It seems a real cultural enigma, it’s hard to work out if it is relaxed or chaotic, futuristic or ancient, incomprehensible or organised, impenetrable or inviting (in fact it is probably all of those things simultaneously). One thing we have worked out for certain though,…

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New year… old shed

Happy New Year. We’ve just finished work converting an old garden shed into a cosy letterpress workshop. It features all the modern printer could need, electric lighting, a two bar heater – but most excitingly a galley proofing press, Adana Eight-Five and a small but growing collection of type. We have also constructed a Heath…

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