Hey everybody, the good news is that my wonderful doctor is happy and has turned me loose to get back to work, slowly but surely, but work non the less! That means classes are back in session. The new class schedule is up on the learn page but here’s the lowdown for November: Wednesday the… Continue reading Classes are back in session
This is a short video done by my friend Shaun at Boyte Creative. Shaun did a wonderful job of capturing the ‘vibe’ here at the shop. Check out the entire post here. http://blog.boytecreative.com/ Thanks Shaun, it is always a pleasure working with you!
Well, it’s that time of year again, out with the old, in with the new! It’s also my time to reflect back on things. It’s been a good year here at the shop (all things considered). I’ve had lots of fun with my friends and made some new ones along the way, and it’s been a… Continue reading Another year passes….
I got a really nice email from a good friend of mine today, Brandon Lavigne. He’s studying Japanese Kanji over in Japan these days. Brandon, along with Brett at Anders Creative, was responsible for the great look of the Quality Letterpress website. When we first met, all I had was a basic splash page with… Continue reading 活字印刷 (katsu jin satsu) is “letterpress printing” in Japanese….
Recently we had a cool visitor to our shop. Santiago Merino, a noted artist from Mexico City, came into town to see how the presses operate and take what he learned back to Mexico to start his own letterpress business. We had a great time discussing art, graphic design and the letterpress process. We talked… Continue reading Everyday is an adventure…
Hello and welcome to the new Quality Letterpress website. Here’s a few photos from a simple one color card we printed on Cranes Lettra with handset wood type from the Condensed Gothic typeface.