The big news is that Quality Letterpress is adding a new press to the floor soon! We’ll be adding a Vandercook AB 219 New Style press in a few weeks . (I just need to get the time for a road trip to pick it up : ) This press will handle a sheet size… Continue reading More Letterpress love coming soon!
Classes are back in session
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
A video from Boyte Creative.
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!
Back to Business!
Hey Everyone, Yes, it’s Sunday and I’m in the shop again, no rest for the wicked! The move went well, no one hurt and no machines broken, to say that moving 30,000lbs of equipment was tough is an understatement! So many helped and my clients were very understanding, I feel fortunate to work with such… Continue reading Back to Business!
Brandon & Angela Poster
Congratulations Brandon & Angela! We sent the happy couple on their way with a couple of posters to use for guest books. The Meihle Vertical might look like a tank, but she pulled these 14×20 Lettra sheets through with finesse. It’s hard to miss with our family of Gothic wood type. Plus, it matches the… Continue reading Brandon & Angela Poster
2010 LA Printer’s Fair… Good Times!
We just finished up with the 2nd Annual Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum and I must say we had a great time! We met a lot of great people and even though it was a hot day, we came away with a bunch of new friends as well as a lot of new… Continue reading 2010 LA Printer’s Fair… Good Times!
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….
In with the new….
We are proud to announce a new member of the Quality Letterpress family, the Miehle Vertical. It was a grueling couple days of moving but thanks to some help by the pros we moved some serious weight and replaced the second Kluge on the shop floor with this classy Meihle Vertical V-50. She’s a speedy… Continue reading In with the new….