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 »

foil letterpress wedding invitation

Chambers Bay wedding invitations

Wedding season is just around the corner! Lots of fun details on these invites, from the map to the envelope liner. Invite: 220lb Cranes Lettra Pearl White foil printing plus letterpress Envelope: Navy colorplan with printed liner Map: Digital printing plus letterpress

colorful letterpress wedding invitation

Suzanne & Bruce

Split ink, blind press, gold foil, edge painting, and envelope liners to boot! This wedding suite certainly has it all!   Seattles Printed on 220lb Cranes Lettra Edgepainted Gold

anatomy letterpress notebook

How ‘Bout That Type?!

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to type, I get down right giddy! Looking at, shaping, discovering or researching letters are all just about the most enriching things I do as a designer. Having said that, here’s a list of some of my very favorite inspirational and educational blogs, foundries, design firms and more. 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 »

foil letterpress business card

“DAMN YOU’RE MAGNETIC”

Bookmarks that brand! Foil printed and letterpressed for The Hilt Agency, a Seattle Creative Firm. Printed on a heavy 220lb Cranes lettra stock with gold Edgepainting.

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 »

vinyl door design

Door Signage

After rebranding we had to replace a majority of our shop signage, from aboards, to mini signs, to shop hours. But this time we decided to have fun with on of the doors on the shop that was lets say “boring”. So with a little designing and layout we think we came up with something Read More »