Happy new year! Here are a few photos from a poster project we recently completed with our talented friends at Papergirl SF. Using an assortment of colored papers, we screen printed a bike image in metallic gold and glow-in-the-dark ink, then letterpress printed silver and black accent elements on our Vandercook Universal [...]
This Saturday, Penny Nii will present an exciting book project currently in our studio as part of a panel discussion at the SF Public Library. Eclipse, an interactive Jacob’s Ladder book structure, incorporates letterpress and screen printing heightened by augmented reality (AR) technology.
The panel [...]
We hope you all had a wonderful and safe new year. We will be closed this Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will reopen next Tuesday, January 17, and will process any orders submitted on Monday at that time.
San Francisco is a hotbed for bicycle culture, and we’re lucky to work with many talented folks from the local bike community.
Here are some photos of a three color screen printed + blind embossed poster that we did for Papergirl SF, a collective that produces and distributes art by bicycle [...]
Our next event will be held in early October! We invite you to visit our studio, pull your own screen print, and watch demos of letterpress and digital duplication on our Risograph. We’ll show you fun and affordable ways to create your next zine, broadside or chapbook.
Dozens of other Mission-based artist studios [...]
Our famous paper sale is coming at the end of this month! Mark your calendars and join the rest of the printmaking community in this popular semiannual event. Overstock papers — available in full parent and offcut sizes — will be available for sale at low prices, along with envelopes, photopolymer plate material, and more.
Our own John Sullivan has come back from the first annual Ladies of Letterpress Conference, held last weekend in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. John was on two panels, Letterpress as a Business and The Future of Letterpress.
He enjoyed meeting printers of all ages from across the country and spending time at both [...]
Our next class is held in conjunction with the San Francisco Center for the Book:
From Calligraphy to Photopolymer Plates: The Typography of Handwriting: Scanning & Printing Your Handwriting This class will be held in two sessions, both classes held at Logos Graphics:
Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 6:30 [...]
In conjunction with Brad Freeman and the San Francisco Center for the Book, we are teaching a two-day class about offset printed artists’ books as part of the Blanket Impressions exhibition:
Bookworks 2011, the triennial exhibition for the Pacific Center for the Book Arts (PCBA), is coming soon to the San Francisco Public Library! Over eighty original books made by PCBA members will be shown, featuring both traditional fine press books and altered/deconstructed book [...]
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