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Inside the Makers’ Studio

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Do you think that handmade products deserve a price premium? Well, people have been voting with their wallets for a long time and they agree. Luxury goods often sell on the virtue of artisan craftsmanship where numerous man hours have been put into every stitch, every joining, every piece of raw material. Something handmade is […]

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Art – All Pressed Out

| Print Techniques

We had the pleasure of working with a batch of Visual Communication students from Lasalle College of the Arts in the capacity of pressing their original art prints. It was a multi-coloured experience for our Letterpress Printers who were challenged to produce solid areas consistently and for various area sizes. Having said that, we overcame […]

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Letterpress Printing: Serving up the Plate

| Print Techniques

Does the type of Plate matter in letterpress printing? There are two types of plates used in Letterpress Printing. First, let us recap. Letterpress printing was the modus operandi for printing prior to the technology advancement that gave us offset printing. It is a relief printing technique in which a plate with a raised surface, […]

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