Resources for Letterpress Printers
A blog about typography, letterpress & printing history
The Briar Presses online Museum of presses
David Rose’s - Where Do I Start In Letterpress?
Disappearing acts: Printing with Letterpress Thurs 8 April 2010: Phil Abel and his colleagues at traditional letterpress printshop Hand and Eye still use techniques that inventor Johannes Gutenberg would recognise
Hand-printed books of poetry, plus tips and supplies for fellow letterpress printers
Financial Times article 21.11.09 exploring the renaissance in letterpress printing for greetings cards & social stationery. Web links at end of article
Loads of interesting typo info, articles & links
Established by (Minnesota Book Artist of the Year 2010) - Wilber ‘Chip’ Schilling in 1993, Indulgence Press publishes contemporary authors & poets, collaborating with artists in the production of books & broadsides
Naomie Ross created this instructional video on how to letterpress while in fact, doing letterpress in the process. Learn by watching, learn by doing; a simple formula, and a nice video.
http://kelsey-letterpress.blogspot.com/Blog written by a UK based Graphic Designer with links to online shops showcasing her work
A trade organization for letterpress printers and lovers of print of all kinds
Letterpress suppliers - tips & supplies for fellow letterpress printers
Letterpress & Printing Website incl. The International Memory Project
A good Letterpress resource for supplies, exhibitions courses & workshops, links etc
Four part audio series from a panel discussion hosted by the an Francisco Center for the Book, in which five Bay area letterpress printers discuss what it means to run a letterpress business in today's economic climate. This event was held on May 27, 2010
Letterpress Conference: Forward Thinking, St.Bride’s Library
Private Press in the UK
Vandercookpress.info is a resource for information on the maintenance and care of Vandercook proof presses. It features a blog, index of models, manufacturing timeline, numerous data tables, articles, and a bibliography. Vandercookpress.info also seeks to expand the common knowledge of other brands of flat-bed cylinder proof presses such as Asbern, Challenge, Reprex etc.
Tom Cremer’s Book Information Website
A 5 min 53 sec film about Letterpress based at the traditional Firefly Press in Somerville Massachusetts.