We are dedicated to the craft of letterpress printing.

Rise and Shine Letterpress is your source for fine letterpress printing. With Heidelberg presses, in-house platemaking, and a creative approach, we specialize in creating high-quality work that brings your design to life.

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Chipboard Letterpress Business Cards

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Two-color business cards printed with a deep letterpress impression on our 30pt Tan Kraft recycled chipboard.

Posted: June 10th, 2014
Letterpress Stationery for Kelly Keiser Design

This coordinated letterpress stationery set for Kelly Keiser Design  is printed on 100% Cotton, 600gsm Crane Lettra paper and finished with metallic gold edge painting.

Posted: June 10th, 2014
Gold Foil Wedding Invitations for Elizabeth and Christopher

Foil stamping is quickly becoming one of our favorite letterpress techniques for wedding invitations. The smooth, metallic foil adds such an interesting contrast to the textured cotton paper, it’s hard to resist twisting the invitation to see it glinting in the light. Printed on 220lb. Crane’s Lettra with gold foil stamping, these invitations are a good example of the perfect kind of typography for foil. Larger type with thicker lines helps to show off the foil color, and the bolder lines help us to press the paper more deeply so it has a beautiful letterpress impression.

Posted: May 26th, 2014
Letterpress Business Cards for Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal, as they say it, is in the business of celebrating creative instigation. Through their web and print media you can gain exposure of art, music and culture that’s impossible to find anywhere else. They tasked us with printing business cards that were thick enough to create an impact, but thin enough to carry and distribute. Colorplan “Citrine” was a perfect match for their brand color, which we paired with matching Colorplan “Ice White” for the duplex reverse side. The two-tone effect of the Mass Appeal graffiti graphic was created using a transparent gloss varnish, which is echoed in the two-tone edge profile of the duplex cards. The back was finished off with a dense black letterpress ink.

Posted: January 6th, 2014
Letterpress Business Cards for Olivia

These elegantly-designed letterpress business cards by Olivia Faye Moore were printed on kraft-colored 140lb French Muscletone paper. They feature a deep blind deboss with a complimentary deep red ink.

Posted: January 6th, 2014