In the “Letterpress Digest” podcast, novice printer Jordan Berry talks about all things letterpress with some of the most influential and experienced artists, designers, and printers who are using letterpress printing today. You’ll hear guests talk about the resurgence of letterpress and their first printing press as well as numerous helpful and practical tips like how people launched their letterpress business, what type of ink they use, how they found their printing press, how to design fo ...
Andrew Steeves gets a bit philosophical on us as we discuss the inner workings of letterpress printing, publishing, and more! So much wisdom shared in only 1 hour.
Jen is the proprietor and creative entrepreneur at Starshaped Press. She's been printing like it's 1929 since 1999 and is one of the foremost artists/printers pushing the fold to creatively use old type in new and energizing ways. Jen rocks!
Paul Moxon runs the Vanderblog @ vandercook.info and travels around teaching folks about Vandercook presses while also helping to repair them. He's got experience in mechanics, history, and the arts and shares a lot during this hour-long conversation.
Britt Rohr is the Master of Quoin. She runs a custom letterpress shop called Swell Press Paper Co. in Los Angeles and her forte is watercolor dip-dye and deep impressions.
Paper. Steve Varvaro has over 30 years in the paper business. We spend the hour talking about all things paper and how it applies to letterpress, including the difference in text vs. cover, paper weights, thickness, finish, grain, and so much more.
In this episode, Adrian Ramos of Ramco Roller gives us the rundown on all things rubber, including some history of letterpress rollers, the superball, and even the option for strawberry-scented rubber rollers (what?!?).
Erin Beckloff & Andrew Quinn created a documentary about letterpress printing called Pressing On. Hear about the multi-year process, from kickstarter to its debut at Hatch Show Print.
Eli is half printer/half designer and fantastic and educating people on letterpress. You'll learn so much in this episode, with a few laughs along the way.
Designer and entrepreneur Micah Whitson talks about starting his business, The Old Try, and how he designs and sells letterpress prints. He does not, however, print them himself... hear him explain why in his own words.
Most letterpress printers have heard of or use a Boxcar Base and clear photopolymer plates. Harold Kyle, Boxcar's president, talks about how those came about, his affinity for moving large presses, and so much more.
Hamilton Wood Type is a ubiquitous name in letterpress printing. Hear Jim Moran, the Hamilton Wood Type museum director, talk about the company's history how they preserve that legacy today.
Who else has a font designed for Microsoft based on their handwriting? Brian Allen does. Hear him talk about the letterpress progression through the most recent decades and and his love for type.By Jordan Berry
Hear how Jessica White, co-founder of Ladies of Letterpress, snuck in her university studio at midnight to print letterpress for the first time. She also talks about her first press, learning to print, and flying planes.By Jordan Berry
Welcome to the first episode of Letterpress Digest, a podcast by Jordan Berry about all things letterpress. Jordan is a novice printer and will talk to the experts to hear exciting stories, gather helpful tips, and just "talk shop".By Jordan Berry