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Business Cards for the Book Set August 12, 2015 – Posted in: book arts, books in design, product design

If you work somewhere within the book universe and have been thinking about updating your business card you might want to have a look at this recent post at Flavorwire highlighting some pretty nifty examples. Here’s a taste:   Business card for Kristin Partlo, a librarian at Carleton College’s Gould Library Miniature book-shaped cards for the publisher Paul & Marigold by Singapore design firm Foreign Policy Letterpress printed card for Olivia Waite by Boxcar Press A business…

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Dead Feminists Live On March 27, 2013

 Keep the Change: No. 16 in the Dead Feminists series The Dead Feminists is a broadside series created by the dynamic duo of Jessica Spring and Chandler O’Leary. Jessica of Springtide Press and Chandler of Anagram Press unite to resurrect feminists from days gone bye whose messages still ring true when looking at the current political and social landscape. The series has been going strong since 2008.  The broadsides are letterpress printed from hand-drawn lettering and illustrations…

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Singing about Printing March 1, 2013

Ladies and gentleman, for your listening pleasure, here is George Hamilton IV singing his 1957 ballad, If I Possessed a Printing Press. Hysterical! Thanks to Letterology for the lead

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Letterpress and the Restaurant: Patricia Curtan’s Menus for Chez Panisse December 27, 2011

It has been over 40 years since the legendary chef Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. While the restaurant became known for its single price-fixe menu it also set the stage for the Eat Local movement which would heavily influence the mind-set of many chefs, restaurants, and farmers around the world. Fortunately, during the early years there was a member of the kitchen staff who was an artist who also dabbled in letterpress…

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