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A short documentary made for our COM 296 - Documentary Production class in the fall of Made by: Jake Schumaker Instructor: Brian L.

Gemma-Note:photo not linked, but love the pattern.

Gemma-Note:photo not linked, but love the pattern - Lovely letterpress goodness!

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Once an idea is sketched out, Brady pulls type and finds letters that fit his design. "It's an architectural process, much like a puzzle. I can't scale a design to fit using a computer," notes Brady.

Letterpress Makes a Comeback

Brady Vest is one of a new generation of letterpress designers who is working to ensure that this graphic, labor-intensive printing process survives the computer age in style.

In a process moving from digital to manual, these beautiful woodblocks have been designed in Illustrator, laser cut and then printed by hand.    Produced by Nigel Bents, Paul Oakley and Jonny Holmes while at Chelsea College of Art & Design in London, the characters were based on a Bodoni poster typeface. The extreme stroke contrast has been used to house these playful decorative patterns.    The letters were cut from 3mm plywood then mounted on type-high blocks before letterpress printing.

beautiful woodblocks have been designed in Illustrator, laser cut and then printed by hand.

Letterpress printing on a Vandercook press- priceless! #LoveLetterpress

San Francisco Center for the Book. Could you really go to this place, and not be inspired to learn letterpress, linoleum printing or bookbinding?

Adorable Letterpress business cards produced on 36pt Wool paper with black and…

Adorable Letterpress business cards produced on Wool paper with black and 2 shades of pink inks. Good use of embossing and paper stock - SB

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