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Little Book of Letterpressby Charlotte Rivers
Synopses & Reviews
Thanks to traditional letterpress technique's popularity in DIY and indie-crafter circles, it's become the darling of the stationery world with innovative new studios popping up all over the globe, from Texas to Denmark. Little Book of Letterpress is a treasure trove of remarkable work from some of the hottest and coolest letterpress studios working today, including Egg Press and Hello Lucky. Featuring an enlightening history of the craft, explanations of the different types of presses, sneak peeks into the studios, and details about the process of creation, this volume is the epitome of handcrafted hip.
Book News Annotation:
Rivers, an author and freelance writer and contributor to international design magazines, presents portfolios of work from letterpress studios around the world at a time when the field is undergoing a revival with the growth of the handmade movement. She includes discussion of the history of the craft, different types of presses, the process of creation, and details on the studios and color photos of work which include greeting cards, posters, and calendars. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Design writer Charlotte Rivers is the author of numerous books. She lives in London.
The beloved and respected press Yee-Haw Industries is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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