Category Archives: letterpress

Printing auf Deutsch

A friend of mine visited from Germany last week and I taught her how to letterpress. We tried to work our way around the lack of umlauts and ßs to print a few things in German.       

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Typeface Film and Fundraiser for the Hamilton Wood Type Museum Tomorrow!

AIGA DC and the Corcoran Design Department present the documentary Typeface tomorrow at the Corcoran (6:30pm). This is a fundraiser for the Hamilton Wood Type Museum, which is being forced to vacate its building. I’ll be at the event selling … Continue reading

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Valentines

Valentines for sale in my shop!

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Stocking Stuffer: Calling Cards

A fun mini-present for your single friends: flirty calling cards. Find them in my Etsy shop or at Present Day, the pop-up shop of locally made gifts at Pleasant Plains Workshop, 2608 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC. This Sequential Crush … Continue reading

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Printing in Germany

I took a trip to Germany in October.  Walking down the street in Hamburg I stumbled on a collection of letterpress accoutrements: Fun to see these items in the country that is the birthplace of moveable type!

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Adams Morgan Day this Sunday

Adams Morgan Day is this Sunday, September 9, 2012 and I’ll have a booth at Arts on Belmont (Belmont St. between 18th St. and Columbia Rd. NW in Washington, DC) with Julia of Orange Tabby Press and Melanie from Grey … Continue reading

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We exult in what we master and discover

I just learned that Anaïs Nin printed Winter of Artifice herself.  From Volume 3 of her diary: The relationship to handcraft is a beautiful one. You are related bodily to a solid block of metal letters, to the weight of … Continue reading

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The Just

A man who cultivates his garden, as Voltaire wished. He who is grateful for the existence of music. He who takes pleasure in tracing an etymology. Two workmen playing, in a café in the South, a silent game of chess. … Continue reading

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Type City

Artist Hong Seon Jang has created sculptural cities from letterpress type. (Via)

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Invitations

for my sister’s wedding:  

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