活字印刷 (katsu jin satsu) is “letterpress printing” in Japanese….

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….

Everyday is an adventure…

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…

The fun never ends…!

Here was a cool way to spend Saturday morning… My friend Courtney at ‘Full Courtney Press’ had an issue with her Old Style C&P. It seemed that the throw off, or the handle that makes the press hit a piece of paper, was sticking either on or off impression. Even though she could adjust it… Continue reading The fun never ends…!