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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.

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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)

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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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Laurie Matthews, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by Laurie Matthews)
inspiring collection of letterpress work and presses throughout the country that are doing innovative work with this traditional art form
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780811875073
Author:
Rivers, Charlotte
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Foreword by:
Yee-Haw Industries
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Subject:
Art-Print Making Techniques
Subject:
Printmaking
Edition Description:
Chronicle Books
Series:
Little Book Of...
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.5 x 7.25 x 1 in 1.15 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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