custom letterpress envelopes

Making Custom Envelopes

We wanted to make some fun envelopes that pop! Using Astrobrights Paper text weight paper and printing only 1 color black we were able to mix in a variety of fun colors.  This all starts at the design process and laying out graphics so they are spaced correctly after being glued and folded. After many mock Read More »

diamond letterpress wedding invitation

What The Fold?

There are so many ways to set your stationery apart, but one of the most impactful ways is the folding. With endless folding styles to choose from, it’s easy to make a lasting memory out of a simple card! Here are just a few of the most popular folds:  

letterpress machine

What we Live by.

Measure twice cut Once! : This goes a long way in the printing industry better make sure one last time before making critical paper cuts and measurements. Quality has no fear of Time: This is one of our favorites, in an evolving world that demands a quicker and quicker stimulation we say, no need to Read More »

white and blue letterpress business card

Takin’ It To the Next Level

When it comes to business introductions, we all know you really only get one chance to impress a potential employer. Leaving a positively impactful business card is a pretty significant step. You’re basically handing over a physical representation of yourself, so it should probably reflect how awesome you are, right? RIGHT! And let’s face it, those potential employers out there have Read More »

colorful letterpress business card

French Paper Business Cards

There’s been more than one occasion where we’ve run out of business cards. When we’re going 100% on our client’s unique projects, sometimes it’s hard to buckle down and focus on internal needs. Well, we put our heads together and came up with an interesting concept to make visually interesting cards at VOLUME. We started with Read More »

Paper Duplexing

  Mounting or gluing multiple sheets of paper together is known as duplexing. We mount the sheets together to add more dimension and uniqueness to our printing projects. The more common uses for duplexing are to make the printed piece thicker, as they only make paper in certain weights and thickness’s. Another use is to Read More »

French Paper! #papergeek

When it comes to design, we understand that paper choice is just as important as any other decision made in the process. Which is why we love French Paper Co.For generations their passion has brought life to printed material. Here at Pike St. Press, it’s no secret we share that passion and jump at the Read More »

landscape letterpress business card

Landscaping Business Cards

  Project: Letterpress Business Cards Printed on 140lb French Paper Speckletone Kraft, color is a Split Ink (Gradient of color) – Client Design Handprinted at our Seattle Location on our letterpress printing press.