Back In School

I recently started a letterpress class at Martha Street Studio. Since I’m continually inspired by text, font and all things design, I was of course drawn to this class when I saw it was available . The letterpress also has a rich history. Being invented in the 1400’s, it is responsible for making literature readily available to the masses in the form of the book and the newspaper.

Here’s my first attempt at a letterpress print. The background is random stock photo paper with caramel brown ink for the text. I was thinking of the flowers my wife has been arranging lately, saw the word “low” on the cover of a textbook, and this is the result.

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