Journal

Fresh Pressed: Bittersweets New York

07-January-2016
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Letterpress , Foil Stamping
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by riseandshine
Letterpress and Foil Gift Certificates We loved printing these gift certificates for jewelry designer Bittersweets New York. Whether you like teensy skull rings or serpentine clasp necklaces they have creative and interesting designs for you.  These were printed with three letterpress impressions, and then foiled with a distressed gold foil border. It was a challenging production with the many layered elements, but it came together nicely. The front and back were printed Read More

Fresh Pressed: The Foundry

15-December-2015
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Business Cards , Foil Stamping
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by riseandshine
Foil business cards on black paper.

10 Techniques to Inspire Your Letterpress Business Card Design

29-September-2015
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Business Cards
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by riseandshine
Duplex Letterpress Business Cards with Gold Foil

Creating a captivating brand is essential for any business, whether you are a new startup or an established company working on modernizing your style. As your business grows, so should your brand. And an eye-catching business card is the cornerstone of any successful branding venture.

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What is letterpress?

22-September-2015
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Techniques
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by riseandshine
What is letterpress? It all started with movable type.

Letterpress, once the standard method of printing, was almost lost due to the age of digital reproduction.

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Why business cards are here to stay.

18-August-2015
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Business Cards
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by riseandshine
Copper Foil Business Cards When every aspect of your life can be managed through a mobile device, why should you stick to tradition when meeting someone new? Handing out slips of paper with your printed contact information seems archaic, and high-quality business cards are costly compared to social media. What’s the point in paying for something that might end up in the circular file? Read More

Past meets present

15-July-2015
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Shop Life
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by riseandshine
tory_on_vandercook Welcome to our new blog. Here we will explore the possibilities of what happens when you mix modern design and preserving vintage printing techniques and equipment.

“Made by Hands” Film

13-July-2014
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Shop Life
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by riseandshine
Take a peek at our process in this short film by Jason Howell of Motive Picture.