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 »

Seattle letterpress postcards

Sometimes BuzzFeed just gets me.

24 Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re Slightly Obsessed With Stationery https://www.buzzfeed.com/genamourbarrett/narrow-ruled-paper-forever?utm_term=.xdn1ojwnob#.sqoPQVN4Qe

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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 »

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The Backside of Pike Place Market

We’ve never thought of ourselves as the backside of anything, but thanks to this cute lil’ blog post; we’re proud to be considered the sweet ass of our wonderfully historical market place! Check out the rest of Rain or Shine’s post to discover some other hidden gems in Seattle’s wondrous Public Market. Rain Or Shine Guides Read More »

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Stretch Art Show Prints

Collection of the letterpress prints from our most recent show at the studio! You can support these graphic artists by purchasing the prints Online or at our Studio!        

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Without hard work nothing grows but weeds

Today’s new print, “Without hard work nothing grows but weeds,” a quote by Gordon B. Hinckley, inspirational leader. One can firmly contest that having no work ethic or the ability to not tend to your “fields” you will have nothing but weeds growing. This inspirational 5×7″ print is a reminder that working hard has its Read More »

colorful letterpress print poster

Overprinting

We have been working a lot lately with overprinting. Overprinting refers to the process of printing one color on top of another. Bringing these basic colors together allows us to have an additional color from combing the printed layers. With this overprinting technique, we can achieve colorful results from using just 2-3 colors. In our example we printed 5 Read More »

holiday letterpress greeting card

Christmas Feature 2012, Whaaa?!

Check it out, we’re considered a “top 10” of something! Thank you so much, we think you’re great too! Take a look at the rest of the list, these guys are pros! http://www.creativebloq.com/graphic-design/greeting-cards-design-11121344 (“Hoo Hoo Hoo” illustrated by Pike St. Press in-house designer/illustrator Sarah Russell)

Thank YOU Drew!

Come check out some new beautiful artwork in the gallery by Mr. Drew Christie Go to Pike Street Press