Hobby and Professional Letterpress Printing

Numerous letterpress printshops have Web pages. Some are hobby shops run for the fun of it. Others are professionals that sell their printing for profit. Many sites include interesting tidbits about printing and typography.

Entries preceded by "New>" were added to this listing since January 2013

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Hobby

The Briar Press
This site is devoted to promoting the art of letterpress, and to preserving some of the familiar and not so familiar graphics and images of letterpresses and the printed image.

The Private Press of David Celani
Dave Celani's garage shop, located in Vassar, Michigan.

Faifax Press
"Dedicated to the mysteries of hand printing, to the study of typefaces and to the preservation of the craft." Clair Dunn, Proprietor; Fletcher, Vermont.

The Fine-Arts Bluesband & Poetry Press
"Poetry broadsheets & pamphlets, Postcards from original art, and other Artistic specialties."

Front Room Press
Founded in September 2007 by Richard Polinski in Milford, New Jersey.

New> Handset Press
The private press of Dave Tribby. Located in Sunnyvale, California.

Just My Type Letterpress Printing and Design
"Specializes in creating cobwebs and dust bunnies while raising a family." Located in Blue Lake, California.

Oak Root Press
Proprietor: John M. Jenkins; located in Colorado.

Philoxenia Press
"A small letterpress studio working in the hand-craft tradition of setting type by hand and printing the work on one of two hand-presses owned by the Press." (Norman McKnight, Berkeley, California)

Pillowface Press
"Pillowface Press is a small printmaking studio set up by Ivan Gulkov to experiment with traditional design and handset typography in Mountain View, California."

Prints Charming Ink
Kuyk and Dianne Logan do "hobby printing for the fun of it and preservation of letterpress printing. Five presses and tons of type collected over the years" in their garage printshop. 24 Sunlit Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381; e-mail: kuyklogan@houston.rr.com; Phone: 281-367-2033.

The Printery
Kay Michael Kramer's private press. "The Printery produces works of historic and scholarly interest on a variety of topics." Located in Kirkwood, Missouri.

Snowdragon Press
Steve Fisher describes how he was introduced to letterpress printing and includes information on history, type, and machines.

Speak's Press
"A Private Press pursuing literary, artistic and traditional endeavors without the burden of profit as motivation." Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Three Toad Press
Marjorie Wilser's private press, located in Goleta, California. Web site includes photos of shop, printed works, and book repair projects.

Professional

New> 26press
"We're a custom design and print shop located in Central Pennsylvania. We specialize in letterpress wedding invitations."

9SpotMonk Design & Letterpress
9SpotMonk Design, based in Hoboken, New Jersey, offers fine letterpress printing & award winning design. They provide printing and design for weddings, special events, announcements, both personal & corporate stationary, etc.

A & D Printing
Established 1965. Equipment includes two 10x15 Windmills, a 12x18 Windmill, a 12x18 Kluge, two handfed C&Ps, two Linotypes, and a Ludlow. Thermography and offset printing also done on premises. Contact: John Pylarinos; Location: 150-30 Hillside Ave., Jamaica, New York 11432; Phone: 718-523-9373; Fax: 718-523-9415.

Aardvark Letterpress
"Vintage printing since 1968." Located in Los Angeles, California.

AccuColor Plus, Inc
Dedicated to the needs of graphic design and advertising professionals in and around Chicago, Illinois; providing short- to medium-run printing and finishing, using letterpress, digital, and conventional offset technologies.

Advanced Letterpress, Inc
Location: 727 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214; Phone: 503-224-0561.

Ajalon Printing & Design
"Ajalon Printing offers artisan letterpress printing, custom invitations and stationary for weddings and special occasions." Located in Santa Rosa, California.

Albertine Press
"From classic and elegant to witty and irreverent - Albertine Press is a design and letterpress print shop run by Shelley Barandes, a sometime-architect who just loved paper more." Located in Somerville, Massachusetts.

The Alembic Press
"A Fine Press creating and printing limited edition books by traditional letterpress." Located in Abingdon, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Alice-Louise Press
"Alice-Louise Press is a small letterpress studio located in Northwest Ohio."

The Anchorage Press
"Dedicated to the exploration of fine typography and innovative collaborations of text and image, The Anchorage Press has served as a teaching studio for Mount Allison University students." Located in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

Angela R. Stewart Design, Inc.
"A small letterpress & design studio located in Boise, Idaho. We offer affordable letterpress printing on our vintage 1920's Chandler & Price. We print Business & Personal Stationery, Wedding Invites, Coasters, Envelopes, and more!"

Arion Press
"Limited edition books with original art." Located in San Francisco, California.

Armour Die Cutting Service LLC
"Die cutting, Letterpress and Screen Printing of name plates, decals, face panels, overlays and more since 1987." Located in Ham Lake, Minnesota.

Ars Brevis Press and Harper Designs
"Specialize in fine letterpress communications for both private and corporate clients." Relocated from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Beverly, Massachusetts, and then to Fort Smith, Arkansas.

The Ascensius Press
"The Ascensius Press is best known for creating exceptional works which combine exquisite typographical design, letterpress and offset print production, and the finest bookmaking materials." Located in South Freeport, Maine.

Ballarat Bookbinding & Specialist Printing
Specialist in fine leather bindings and restoration of old books. Located in Victoria, Australia.

The Barbarian Press
An entirely letterpress operation with nine presses. Aim: "to publish poetry, translations, classics and belles lettres in a style which both glorifies the text and reveals it to the reader with a minimum of interference." Located in Mission, British Columbia, Canada.

Barnett Printing Co.
In business since 1910. Location: 1000 Sansome Street, San Francisco, California 94111.

Bella Figura
"A passionate artisan letterpress shop based in Central New York -- committed to impeccable craftsmanship, devoted customer service, and the creation of superbly printed letterpress wedding invitations, announcements, and fine stationery."

Betts Printing
"Since 1942." Located in Tucson, Arizona.

Bieler Press
"Specializes in a number of related services, including fine typographic book design and composition, careful and intelligent letterpress printing and production, and exacting digital restoration of printed images and letterforms." Located in Marina del Rey, California.

BirdDog Press
"We offer custom-designed handmade stationery and communications including, but not limited to: Invitations, Announcements and Greetings of all kinds, as well as business collateral." Located in Lyons, Colorado.

Birdwood Press
"Letterpress printer and book artist Gail Watson specializes in creating invitations, announcements and books for all of life's important occasions." Located in Black Hawk, Colorado.

Bjorn Letterpress Studio
A traditional and digital letterpress studio established in 1996 along the Wasatch Mountains of Central Utah.

Blackbird Letterpress
"Blackbird Letterpress started in 2003 and is a one gal shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We specialize in custom letterpress printing, from classic business cards to elegant wedding invitations and announcements to fine art prints."

Blinc Publishing
"Blinc Founder Bill Moran has ink in his veins. Using equipment he inherited from his grandfather, Bill prints high-quality wedding invitations, event announcements, bookmarks and posters of his own design." Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Blue Barnhouse
Letterpress, handmade books, & publishing. Asheville, North Carolina.

Bottle of Smoke Press
"Publishes limited edition chapbooks, perfect bound books & broadsides by highly respected and talented authors." Located in Dover, Delaware.

Boxcar Press
Digital and traditional hot metal letterpress, book binding, photopolymer services, and graphic design. Located in Syracuse, New York (previously in Minnesota).

Bremelo Press
"Bremelo Press is a letterpress print shop that produces stationery and other printed items for personal and business use, including: wedding and party invitations, menus, programs, announcements, business cards, business signs and more." Located in Seattle, Washington.

Brian Allen: Artisan & Printer
"I am a printmaker and artisan using fine-art printmaking techniques and letterpress printing presses." Located in Durham, North Carolina.

Bumblebee Press
Printing custom letterpress invitations, stationery, and corporate identity in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cannelli Printing
"For 100 years, Cannelli Printing has been helping businesses and non-profit organizations communicate effectively by producing high-quality printed materials to suit their needs." Located in West Haven, Connecticut.

CardBuilderPro Business Cards
Printers of all types of business cards. Even though they don't mention it on their page, they assure me they can do letterpress printing.

Carrot & Stick Press
"Design & letterpress printing." Located in Oakland, California.

CECI
"CECI combines downtown style and classic elegance to create a personalized letterpressed invitation design that is a direct expression of your unique taste and style. The design experience is about style, elegance, and sophistication." Located in the Flat Iron District of Manhattan, New York City.

Chepman & Myllar Press
"The dawn of a new millennium and century heralds the birth of a new Press by Harry McIntosh typographer, typefounder and printer." Located in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Chester Creek Press
"Fine Press limited edition books and bindings. Also a selection of hand crafted bookbinding tools: finishing presses, awls, press boards, and more." Located in Chestertown, New York.

Colored Horse Studios
"Colored Horse Studios provides creative services vital to marketing and publishing, including graphic design, digital pre-press production, limited edition letterpress printing, literature, and fine arts, and is located on the Mendocino coast of northern California."

Convivio Bookworks
"Printing from antique letterpress equipment and making books by hand since 1995." Formerly Red Wagon Press. Located in Lake Worth, Florida.

Cordes Press
"Cordes Printing has been producing letterpress printing since the beginning of our business back in 1974." Located in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

Crack Press
"Traditional printing techniques with modern design acumen." Located in Portland, Oregon.

Cranberry Press
"Cranberry Press is owned and operated by Mark and Marilyn Nero outside the tiny village of Oysterville on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula."

Cranky Pressman
"Cranky Pressman is an online letterpress service run by The Graphic Touch Letterpress Company, a commercial printer based in Salem, Ohio."

Crooked Spoke Press
"Your source for gorgeous, kooky, and affordable letterpress cards and invitations." Located in Glens Falls, New York.

D. H. Productions & Papermill
"DHP is a unique studio located in the Hudson Valley of New York, and here we offer production services in handmade paper, fine printing and binding in our three in-house studios: a hand papermaking facility, a print shop with relief printing and letterpress printing equipment and a hand bindery."

Dahlia Press
"Dahlia Press is a Seattle, Washington, based letterpress print and design studio. We provide custom designs for individuals looking for unique and personal correspondence. Our work includes everything from calling cards to wedding invites."

Dauphine Press
Dauphine Press designs and prints exquisite stationery for life's most important events. Located in Sonoma County, California.

A Day In May Design
"A San Francisco, California, studio specializing in graphic design and letterpress wedding invitations."

De Milo Design
"New design & antique printing for your special day." Located in South Pasadena, California.

Deep Wood Press
Limited edition fine press books done in handset types on handmade papers. "Nestled in the forests along the Cedar River in Northern Michigan, Deep Wood Press continues an old tradition of hand crafted printed and book matter."

DeFrance Printing Company
A Heath printing company established in 1893, DeFrance is the oldest printing company in the San Diego, California, area. They still print letterpress and specialize in custom jobs.

Delphine
"The delphine aesthetic is clean, simple, modern & elegant. We apply this modern aesthetic to the centuries-old craft of letterpress printing to create luxurious stationery products of the highest quality." Located in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Dependable Letterpress
"I specialize in fine, digital letterpress printing, catering to graphic designers and design professionals." Located in San Francisco, California.

Dick and Jane Letterpress
"Dick and Jane Letterpress is an eccentric mom and pop custom letterpress shop located in the beautiful St. Anthony Park neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota."

Digby & Rose
"A design and print studio located in Washington, D. C., specializing in luxury wedding invitations designed for letterpress."

Dolce Press
"Dolce Press is the innovation of Alexandra Daley, a design veteran with a passion for all things artistic who hails from Long Island, New York. As a graphic designer, it was only natural for Alex to want to broaden her inspired visions and share them with the world of printing. And what better than the ultimate in chic sophistication: letterpress printing."

Dolphin Press
A professional shop at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

DWRI Letterpress
"A custom letterpress print shop focusing on print collaborations with designers, artists, fellow printers, and all those in need of fine letterpress printing. Founded by Dan Wood, and located in Providence, Rhode Island."

East Point West Press
"Books form the backbone of my catalog, but I also print original greeting cards, broadsides, Poetic Licenses and Tag Lines." Located in Kenmore, Washington.

Eddens Letterpress
Letterpress Printing in New York City.

Egg Press
"Custom printing for wedding invitations and birth announcements." Located in Portland, Oregon.

Eidolon Press
A small letterpress print shop and bookbindery situated in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Elegante Press
"We print elegant invitations, letterpress business cards, announcements and stationery." Located in Kaunas, Lithuania.

Elizabeth Hubbell Studio
"Located in Berkeley, California, Elizabeth Hubbell Studio specializes in fine graphic design & letterpress printing."

Elum Designs
"We design and print custom invitations and social stationery." Located near San Diego, California.

EM Letterpress
"A commercial printing house dedicated to making the art of letterpress printing available as a viable option to designers, stationers, publishers, and all those who value craft." Located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

EMprint Press
Creative hand letterpress printing of cards, invites, books, broadsides, and just about anything else you could want to letterpress. Emily Johnson and her EMprint PRESS live in California's San Francisco Bay Area.

Ensatina Press
Laurie Szujewska, 7045 Toma Lane, Penngrove, CA 94951; e-mail: lauriesz@vbbn.com.

Evanston Print and Paper Shop
"We are a community studio for letterpress printers and bookbinders. We're located in Evanston, Illinois, and we have classes to teach printing and binding. We rent time on our equipment to those who are qualified to use it on their own, and we do printing for people."

Fameorshame Press
Established in 1991, Fameorshame Press issues limited edition letterpress printed books and broadsides of contemporary literature marketed to private collectors and special collections libraries.

Fiddlesticks Press
"We would be happy to quote on your next custom printing project."

The Firecracker Press
"The Firecracker Press opened shop in February of 2002 as St. Louis, Missouri's only graphic design studio and letterpress printshop."

Firefly Press
Proprietor John Kristensen; 119 Braintree Street, No. 202, Boston, Massachusetts 02134

Flora and Fauna Press
"Flora and Fauna Press is a letterpress printing studio located in downtown Los Angeles, California. We specialize in custom wedding invitations, announcements, and our own line of stationery."

Flywheel Press
"Flywheel Press is a San Francisco Bay Area custom letterpress studio. Whether you prefer modern, classic, or whimsical we look forward to creating something uniquely you." Located in San Mateo, California.

Fogday Press
A design and letterpress printing studio that creates everything from business cards and invitations to artist books and broadsides. Located in Lafayette, and San Francisco, California.

Foils + Dies
"Foils + Dies/Vintage Press Works is a fine letterpress printer specializing in stationery packages, wedding invitations, presentation folders, broadsides, posters and other high-end print collateral material." Located in Denver, Colorado.

Francis Cupiss Printing
"Francis Cupiss found he needed to wrap and pack his products, as well as advertise them, so he decided to incorporate a printing section into the business in 1830. A Columbian Eagle printing press was purchased as well as several founts of wooden poster type with which he produced his own printing requirements including posters and showcards etc. Gradually accepting other printing work from friends, Church Magazines, Letterheads, Cards, Invitations of Individual Style for Weddings, Posters, Auctioneers Catalogues - the full range of 'Jobbing Work'." Located in England, United Kingdom.

French Press
Print design & letterpress printing. Located in Buffalo, New York.

Fresh Impression Letterpress Studio
"Fresh Impression Letterpress Studio is owned and operated in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida. Combined, Chris Tipton and Preston Grubbs, form Fresh Impression and are committed to providing a great experience for all who want to get to know letterpress."

Frog Hollow Press
"Dedicated to printing and publishing the work of Canadian writers in letterpressed limited editions." Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Full Circle Press
Judith Berliner's shop in Nevada City, California.

Gamewell Press
"Gamewell Press is a Brooklyn, New York, based, mostly hobby letterpress shop."

Gaspereau Press
Gaspereau Press is a trade publisher located in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Genghis Kern
"A Denver, Colorado, based letterpress shop that strives to keep the art of letterpress alive. Custom business cards and stationery, wedding invitations, birth announcements - you name it and we can bring it to life."

Gilah Press + Design
"A design and letterpress studio located in Baltimore, Maryland, specializing in invitations for all occasions, as well as corporate identity and communications."

The Graphic Touch Letterpress Company
"Leaders in yesterday's technology." Located in Salem, Ohio.

Green Dolphin Press
"Using metal type, century-old equipment, and traditional methods, Green Dolphin Press produces small editions of hand-crafted keepsakes, stationery, and custom jobs. Time permitting, we will also hold small workshops and personal instruction tutorials in our shop in Weston, Connecticut."

Greenboathouse Press
"A small publishing concern producing short run, limited editions, printed letterpress and bound by hand." Located in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.

Greenwich Letterpress
"Located in the heart of the New York City's historic West Village, Greenwich Letterpress offers custom letterpress for a variety of occasions such as weddings, personal stationery, business cards, invitations, and commercial work."

Hammerpress
"Hammerpress has gone from a one press, 'in the garage' business to a nationally recognized fine art letterpress studio making its home in the Kansas City, Missouri, Crossroads Arts district. 'Layers upon layers' would only begin to describe the depth and play of elements that make up a typical Hammerpress creation. Collaborating with clients from all walks of life gives Hammerpress a solid foundation to build towards a future of creating new work with an elegant look and timeless professionalism."

New> Hand & Eye Letterpress
"Most of what we do is commissioned, but we also publish books, cards and posters ourselves." Located in London, England, United Kingdom.

Hand & Eye Letterpress
"Since 1985 I have been supplying invitations, stationery, brochures and books printed to high standards. My customers include private individuals, small business, designers, art galleries, and publishers." Located in London, England, United Kingdom.

Harold's Printing Co.
"We have a robust letterpress department: a 10x15 Windmill Heidelberg, a 12x18 open C&P, and a KSBA Heidelberg cylinder (18x23); a model 32 Lino with probably 30 or 40 magazines, both 72- and 90-channel, and a Model L Ludlow with six cabinets of mats." Located in Brookings, South Dakota.

Happy Dragons' Press
"Based in the East Anglian countryside, we publish limited edition poetry books on a non-profit-making basis, using traditional printing methods." Located in Essex, England, United Kingdom.

Hatch Show Print
"We're one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America, and over the years our posters have featured a host of country music performers." Located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Havilah Press
"The press specializes in letterpress printing & bookbinding and sells current publications, out-of-print books, printing and bookbinding equipment." Located in Emeryville, California.

Hazel & Violet INK
"Designs and prints fine letterpress invitations, announcements, hand set type personalized stationary and more on our 1922 Chandler & Price press." Located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Heavenly Monkey
Limited edition books for collectors interested in traditional book crafts. Composition, printing and binding is all done by hand in this Vancouver studio. Focusing on the history of the book, bibliography, and collaborations with visual artists. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Heid Diecutting and Finishing
"Letterpress printing since 1921." Located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Hello! Lucky
"Our collection of letterpress printed witty and whimsical vintage-inspired stationery is irresistible and sure to delight!" Located in San Francisco, California.

Heritage Letterpress
"Since 1956, Heritage Letterpress, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been providing the finest quality in hot metal composition and letterpress printing, highly sought-after today for its distinctive look and feel. We offer full-service typesetting and printing."

Holocroft Letterpress
"Holcroft Letterpress provides professional letterpress tradework services to clients across the continent. We have over twenty five years of experience ready to go to work for you. Our shop uses top of the line Heidelberg equipment to deliver a few or several thousand quality copies of sophisticated print; from business card size to 20"x28" sheet sizes." Located in Fresno, California.

Homeprint
John and Allison Brebner are teachers, printmakers, bookmakers and artists who have combined these talents with running a private art gallery in Feilding, New Zealand.

Horse & Buggy Press
"Combining design, letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking under one roof." David Wofford, proprietor; located in Durham, North Carolina.

Hot Iron Press
"The custom, hands-on nature of our work allows us to print things above and beyond what your typical commercial printers are capable of." Located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In to Ink
"Hand crafted letterpress and offset printing." Located in San Diego, California.

Incline Press
Handmade books for the reader who collects and the collector who reads. Located in Oldham, England, United Kingdom.

Indulgence Press
A studio that specializes in hand-bound, letterpress books and fine art prints in limited editions. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Inky Lips Letterpress
"Custom invitations, posters, business cards, announcements." Formerly known as Bargarr Letterpress. Located in McKinney, Texas.

Inman, Ed
Services include: fine invitation letterpress printing, hot metal linecasting, hand typesetting, and die cutting. Located in central Mississippi.

Innerer Klang Letterpress
Innerer Klang Press does commercial letterpress printing from business cards to limited edition books. Custom wedding invitations are a specialty. Located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Interrobang Press
"Making fine impressions since 1992." Located in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Intima Press
"Intima Press creates limited edition artist's books in New York City."

Invited Ink
"Custom letterpress design & printing." Located in Pleasanton, California.

iota press
"Included here for sale will be books or chapbooks, broadsides or prints, as they get made." Located in Sebastopol, California.

Isle of Printing
"A custom design studio and print shop dedicated to continuing the grand tradition of letterpress printing." Located in Nashville, Tennessee.

It's Fancy
"It's Fancy letterpress Studio specializes in letterpress printing of wedding invitations, announcements for special events and custom items like posters and stationary. Conveniently located in the middle of the United States we directly service the Kansas City and Saint Louis, Missouri areas."

Jackson Creek Press
"Old-school letterpress since 2005." Located in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Jazyrain Design & Letterpress
"From business cards to wedding invitation ensembles, we would love to craft-print the perfect letterpress project for you." Located in Vancouver, Washington.

Joie Designs, Ltd.
A professional letterpress printing studio in Chicago, Illinois, specializing in wedding invitations, announcements, personal and corporate stationery, and promotional materials.

Joie Studio
"Joie Studio, located in Los Angeles, California, combines modern digital design with old-world letterpress techniques. We focus on custom letterpress wedding invitations, announcements, stationery, and more!" You can also read the Joise Studio blog.

Julie Holcomb Printers
"Ink pressed into paper creates the unmatched warmth and presence of traditional letterpress printing." Located in Emeryville, California.

Just Vandy
"A little press (letterpress studio) Wedding & Baby + Custom Stationery" Located in Torrance, California.

Kardella Kreations
"We aim to bring our customers a wide range of 'wedding bits & pieces' at very reasonable prices." Located in Sydney, Australia.

Kat Ran Press
Started in 1994 with the aim of combining classical book typography with original drawings and prints by contemporary artists. In 1999, they established offices in Florence, Massachusetts, and expanded to accommodate the printing and design needs of other publishers and institutions.

KeeganMeegan and Company
"Primarily known for our hand-illustrated letterpress, Keeganmeegan also creates inventive design, printing and binding solutions for your personal or business social stationery needs. We do job printing that can be coupled with any of our illustration, design, or binding services." Located in Portland, Oregon.

Kenspeckle Letterpress
"Kenspeckle Letterpress is located on the tip of Lake Superior in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota, where winters are long and there's lots of time to get a little creative."

Krause Intaglio
"We print Artist Books in letter press on our 1962 Amos dell Orto Albion hand press, illustrate with etchings printed on our 1880 Krause Etching press, we bind books and make polymer plates for Intaglio and Letter press up to 24 x 30 inch." Located in Gardena, California

Lala Press
"Lala Press is located in the Clearwater Complex in Los Angeles, California. We host workshops for letterpress enthusiasts in our studio."

The Laughing Owl Press
"Specializes in fine and curious letterpress printing of all sorts and varieties." Located in Flemington, New Jersey.

Lemondrop Letterpress
"A boutique design studio specializing in custom letterpress design and printing for all wedding and event needs. We print on luxe 100% cotton papers using a hand-operated press, creating a tactile imprint that 'bites' into the paper and an invitation that will last a lifetime." Located in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Letter Press of Cirencester
The Letter Press was established in 1986 by Anthony Eyre, who learnt his printing skills on an Adana whilst at Stonyhurst College. Located in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

Letter Pressed
"The name Letter Pressed describes both the printing process and the product we create. And like the philosophy behind our designs, it is simple and modern." Located in Fresno, California.

Letterary Press
"Letterary Press offers fine letterpress stationery, greeting cards, and handmade journals. We specialize in literary cards with quotations from great writers and great wits." Located in Portland, Oregon.

Letterpress Finesse
"One of the most innovative letterpress printers in America!" Located in Tucson, Arizona.

Letterpress Unlimited
"Fine quality letterpress printing: business cards, letterheads, envelopes, wedding invitations." Located in Los Angeles, California.

Letterpress Works
"We print only by letterpress, using metal type and plates, onto the finest paper and card stock." Located in Faversham, Kent, United Kingdom.

Lettre Sauvage
"Lettre Sauvage stationery features letterpress occasion cards, note cards and imprintable invitations and announcements. All cards are printed from metal onto 100% cotton, acid-free paper using a vintage Chandler and Price letterpress." Located in Santa Paula, California.

Limner Press
"Wendy Shaft Block Printed Images is the continuing labor of artist and printer and carries on the tradition of letterpress printing. Wendy now lives with her husband Don and two dogs, Sophie and Curley, in Anchorage, Alaska." Limner Press is located in Wiliamston, Michigan.

Logos Graphics
"We're a San Francisco, California, based company specializing in custom letterpress, offset lithography, intaglio, screen printing and fine book-binding."

LOL Letterpress
"Custom invitations for life's special occasions." Located in San Diego, California.

New> Londi Press
"We design and create handmade greeting cards for the quirky romantic. Each card is uniquely hand-pressed and each envelope is lined with a fun paper surprise. Ask us about custom cards, announcements and invitations." Located in Birmingham, Alabama.

lone goose press
"Dedicated to excellence in the crafts of typographic design, letterpress printing and bookbinding." Located in Eugene, Oregon.

Lucky 8 Letterpress
"We specialize in creating custom artwork that brings a clean, modern edge to old-school craft." Located in San Francisco, California.

Lumiere Press
"Publishers of Photography Books in the Fine Press Tradition." Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Lunalux
"Lunalux Art & Design Workshop is a letterpress studio which produces fine paper goods in limited quantities." Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

M Press
"A letterpress studio specializing in handmade and letterpressed invitations and cards." Located in Glendale, California.

Madison Typesetting
"Since 1976, we have been providing printers in southern Wisconsin with cost-effective, accurate, and timely bindery and trade finishing services." Located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Magnetic Press
Bob Webber is the third owner (since 1990) of this small printshop originally opened in 1875. 39 South 14th St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203; e-mail: W4ber@aol.com; phone: 412-481-8886.

MagnetStreet
MagnetStreet offers letterpress wedding invitations. "Personalize your Letterpress design by changing the color, wording and fonts. Each design can be personalized using one or two-colors — chosen from an exclusive Letterpress palette of 25 colors." Located in Blaine, Minnesota.

Manifesto Letterpress
"Wedding Invitations, Stationery, Digipak CD Sleeves, Business Cards, Baby Announcements, Postcards, Books, Notebooks, Sketchbooks, Posters, Block Cuts, Custom Work." Located in Easthampton, Massachusetts, and Chicago, Illinois.

Many Names Press
Located in Capitola, California.

Matthew Kelsey, Printer
"Fine letterpress printing. Traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design." Located in Saratoga, California.

Megan creates
"A custom graphic design studio based in Westford, Massachusetts specializing in letterpressed Wedding Invitations, Birth Announcements, Occasions, Social Stationery, and Corporate Collateral."

Mercator Press
"Limited editions by traditional letterpress." Located in Santpoort, The Netherlands.

Mercurio Brothers Printing
Since 1946; in Berkeley, California.

Messenger Bird Press
"We specialize in hand-printed greeting cards, coasters, & miscellaneous paper goods." Located in Brooklyn, New York.

Midnight Paper Sales
Gaylord Schanilec sells books, prints, and broadsides.

Milkfed Press
Letterpress printing and bookbinding. 813 37th Street, Oakland, California 94608; e-mail: victoria@milkfedpress.com.

Mission Creek Press
"Innovative designs featuring handmade paper." Located in Pendleton, Oregon.

Modern Press
Modern Press combines the time-honored technique of letterpress printing with a fun, hip approach to design. Located in Brooklyn, New York.

Moonstruck Press
"Antique letterpress printing, several technologies behind." Located in Keene, New Hampshire.

Moontree Letterpress
Moontree is based in Durham, Pennsylvania. All letterpressed cards are hand-crafted with great attention to original design, color and detail.

Moving Parts Press
"Moving Parts Press has published handsome and innovative books, broadsides and prints under the direction of Felicia Rice since 1977." Located in Santa Cruz, California.

National Letterpress Company
"Full-service letterpress for businesses and individuals. Owned and operated by Manifesto Letterpress, LLC." Located in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Naughty Dog Press
Run by Emily Martin in Iowa City, Iowa.

New Leaf Letterpress
"A design studio and letterpress print shop located in Minneapolis, Minnesota."

Ninja Press
"All Ninja Press books, broadsides, and keepsakes are handset in metal type and printed letterpress on a Vandercook Universal I flatbed proof press."

Now It's Up To You Publications
Features small-format poetry projects: poetry postcards, broadsides (posters), and books, produced by letterpress printing from hand-set metal type. Located in Denver, Colorado.

Oblation Papers & Press
"We use traditional techniques to make each sheet of floral paper by hand. The papers are then printed one by one on a 100-year-old printing press, making a firm impression into the soft handmade paper." Located in Portland, Oregon.

Offizin Parnassia - Vättis
"We are printing by hand entirely in letterpress-tradition by using a Dingler-Hand-press from 1840 and several proof-presses." Located in Switzerland.

The Old School Press
"The Old School Press prints and publishes new texts in limited editions with specially commissioned illustrations. We use traditional letterpress printing techniques, metal type, fine papers, and hand-binding." Located near Bath, England, United Kingdom.

OEOCO PRESS (One-Eye Opera Company)
Limited edition letterpress books; bookbinding; unique books produced by Mary Ann Sampson in her rural Alabama studio. P.O. Box 374, Ragland, Alabama 35131; e-mail: oeocopress@windstream.net; Phone: 205-472-3157.

Olive-Route
"A design and letterpress studio located in Berkeley, California."

One Heart Press
"One Heart Press is a custom letterpress shop that has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area for 15 years. From business systems and weddings to books and broadsides, we welcome a wide variety of projects. By combining traditional skills with modern techniques, we provide beautifully crafted printing for any occasion." Located in San Francisco, California.

Page Stationery
"Page Stationery designs, prints and distributes the finest letterpress stationery available. As a pioneer in the rebirth of letterpress printing, we give our customers access to the most diverse selection of fine papers, the highest quality printing standards, and are dedicated to the principle that less design is more. Since 1999." Located in Oilville, Virginia.

The Painted Tongue Press
"We enjoy offering clients the opportunity to take part in the creative process of designing their own unique invitation or letterpress work. The proprietor, Kim Vanderheiden, will oversee your project, help brainstorm, make recommendations, design layouts, and carry out the production. As the client, you may directly participate in each stage of the project if you wish. The result is a high quality original work of art created to your personal tastes." Located in Berkeley, California.

Paisley Tree Press
"A letterpress printing shop located in beautiful Upstate New York. We specialize in custom wedding invitations, birth annoucements and social stationery." Located in Niverville, New York.

Pantry Press
"Designers and letterpress printers of custom stationery." Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Paper Monkey Press
Hand letterpress ephemera; custom and semi-custom styles available. Berkeley, California.

New> Paper Pounder Press
"Beijing, China's destination for wedding invitations and other hand crafted prints."

Paper Stone Printing
"We use letterpress and original artwork to turn ink, cotton paper, and hand-set type into works of art for the most important moments in your life." Located in Chesterfield, Massachusetts.

Paper Stories
"A letterpress & design studio based in the Chicagoland area. From baby announcements and wedding invitations to stationery and even rock posters, we welcome every challenge for creating little pieces of paper perfections."

New> Paprika Press
"Paprika Press, based out of sunny San Diego, California, was born from the love of everything paper and handmade. We offer full service custom design and letterpress printing in stationery, business card, wedding invitations, and baby announcements."

Parklife Press
"We hand print custom invitations, announcements, stationery, and cards using antique letterpress techniques and fine papers." Located in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Patrick Reagh Printers, Inc.
Letterpress printing: books, job printing, Monotype composition, and printing from polymer plates. Location: 96 A Bloomfield Road, Sebastopol, California 95472; e-mail: patreagh@sonic.net; Phone: 707-829-6805; Fax: 707-829-5406.

Penhallow Press
"Books & Poetry; Cards & Stationery ; Letterpress Invitations" Located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Peter Koch, Printers
"A one hundred year old Chandler & Price 8 x 10 platen press, Heidelberg production presses, and a large collection of foundry type work together with Macintosh computers and photopolymer plate technology to provide our clients with up to date digital imaging guided by classic tradition." Located in Berkeley, California.

Peter Kruty Editions
"Located in Brooklyn, New York, for over a decade, master printer Peter Kruty and crew produce the finest in custom letterpress wedding invitations, corporate and social stationery, portfolio title-pages, art prints and other highly specialized letterpress projects."

The Petrarch Press
"Printers of Fine Books and Ephemera in Letterpress." Located in Oregon House, California.

Pheasant Press
Based in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and run by Sarah Ridgley.

Piccolo Press
"Specialist printers in Scotland, United Kingdom. Engraved and letterpress stationery. A worldwide reputation for fine printing."

Pigweed Press
"Fine letterpress stationery." Located in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Pioneer Press
The Pioneer Press of West Virginia, Inc. is a privately owned corporation founded in 1973 by long-time hobby printer Rich Hopkins. He is founder of the American Typecasting Fellowship and pursues type casting as an all-consuming hobby. Every other year since 1997, Rich conducts "Monotype University" to train newcomers in Monotype hot-metal equipment and operation.

Pointed Press
"This studio near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, focuses on limited edition fine books and an assortment of custom-made letterpress work."

Poliphilo Press
"We create and print letterpress cards, letterhead, wedding invitations, Christmas cards on a job by job basis." Located in Portland, Maine.

Pomegranate Letterpress + Design
"A boutique print and design studio based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada."

Porridge Papers
Paper mill and letterpress printing. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Press of the Nightowl
The main purpose of the press: to print and publish books. Located in Bogart, Georgia.

The Printery
"The Printery produces works of historic and scholarly interest on a variety of topics." Located in Kirkwood, Missouri.

prints by AJ
"prints by AJ uses a collection of antique letterpress equipment to print a unique line of reprints of historical documents, stationery, miniature books, and prints from antique engravings." Located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Pup and Pony Press
"We are a unique letterpress company specializing in printed stationary and gifts. Our designs are inspired by a life long love of cute vintage graphics and bad puns."

Purgatory Pie Press
"Dikko Faust started Purgatory Pie Press when he spilled (or pied) an overfilled case of 8 pt Century Oldstyle his first day at Walter Hamady's letterpress class. Esther K Smith entered Purgatory when they made their wedding invitation in 1980.... Faust and Smith teach bookarts, graphic design and letterpress at Center for Book Arts, Cooper Union & City University of New York." Located in New York City.

Quality Letterpress
"Services include foil, embossing, die cutting, perforating, scoring numbering as well as full letterpress and print capabilities." Located in San Diego, California.

Railway Station Press
Located in a Norfolk & Western railway station built in 1913 in the Shenandoah River valley of Virginia.

Rainy Planet Press
"Rainy Planet Press is a small letterpress shop located in Somerville, Massachusetts. We design cards, coasters, gift tags, and other fun things and print them on antique letterpresses."

Red Bat Press
Wood-cut & Letterpress Art Postcards & Holiday Novelties by Carye Bye. Located in Portland, Oregon.

Red Dragonfly Press
Publishing limited edition, hand-made books of contemporary poetry and poetry in translation. Located in Red Wing, Minnesota.

New> Rise and Shine Paper
"With Heidelberg presses, in-house platemaking, and a creative approach, we specialize in design and letterpress printing that makes a deep impression." Located in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Rohner Letterpress
"No job is too big or too small for our facility. Our print runs range from birth announcements to corporate identity systems. We also offer a wide range of finishing services including die-cutting, binding and envelope conversion." Located in Chicago, Illinois.

Santo Press
"Santo Press offers contract printing services for letterpress/relief, intaglio, screenprinting, and lithography. Fine art limited editions, functional printed ephemera, no project too big or too small." Located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Sea Dog Press
"Sea Dog Press is the production studio for Leslie Evans Illustration. The Press in question is a Vandercook # 4 Proof Press, an ideal machine for printing relief blocks, such as linocut, woodcut and wood engraving." Located in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Sesame Letterpress
Sesame Letterpress is located under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. "We specialize in custom printing projects from invitations to business cards to limited edition artists' publications."

Shelter Books
"A bindery and print studio located in Western Massachusetts."

Sherwin Beach Press
A small fine press specializing in nonfiction prose. Located in Chicago, Illinois.

Simplesong Design
"A letterpress + design studio located outside of Washington, D. C.. We offer custom letterpress design for special occasions, business collateral and everyday use. A ready-made line is also available in our etsy shop or for wholesale purchase."

Skylab Letterpress
"We serve design professionals who demand the undeniable beauty of high quality letterpress printing. Our high volume printing capability and experience with modern photopolymer materials offer an unbeatable choice for your letterpress needs." Located in North Kansas City, Missouri.

New> Slow Print Studio
"Slow Print Studio (nee Exquisite Letterpress) has printing facilities in the old Warehouse District in Dubuque, Iowa, and design studios across the Mississippi River in Galena, Illinois."

Smock
"Smock is based in Syracuse, New York. Our print shop its 20 antique presses, 50 tons of equipment, and 17 employees resides west of downtown in the Delavan Center."

Soolip
"Our invitations, announcements and stationery not only celebrate life's events, but add an intricate beauty and inspirational quality that our human souls yearn." Located in West Hollywood, California.

Southbridge Press
"Located in Downtown Manhattan, New York City, for over 70 years."

South Bay Printing & Lithograph Co.
Letterpress printing, hot metal typesetting, offset lithography, embossing, foil stamping, and die cutting. Located in Redondo Beach, California.

SpeakEasy Press
"Letterpress printing, binding and papermaking." Located in Dillsboro, North Carolina.

Springtide Press
Graphic design and letterpress printing. Located in Tacoma, Washington.

Starshaped Press
A design and letterpress printing business located in Chicago, Illinois.

Steracle Press
"Have Steracle Press create a unique and elegant letterpressed invitation, announcement, personal stationary and much more." Located in Chicago, Illinois.

Stern & Faye Printers
"With our extensive collection of wood & metal types, historical cuts, dingbats & ornaments, we stay busy creating letterpress prints, poetry broadsides, fine press & artists' books & other printerly projects." Located in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Studio Olivine
"A small letterpress studio specializing in handmade wedding invitations and custom illustrations. Located just outside of Portland, Oregon."

Studio Z Mendocino
"We provide beautiful design and distinctive printing for your most important occasions, helping you to keep in touch with everyone you love and honor with your correspondence." Located in Fort Bragg, California.

Stumptown Printers
A two-person shop in Portland, Oregon. Site includes samples, pictures, and links to other interesting sites.

Sugar Plum Invitations and Design
"It's our joy to create couture, chic letterpress wedding invitations. Each piece is handcrafted and printed with attention to detail, along with personalized customer care. Using only the very best resources, and our very own vintage presses, we can create letterpress art especially for you." Located in San Luis Obispo, California.

Superior Letterpress Company
A variety of letterpress items printed in the north woods of Wisconsin.

Swash
"We are a full-service letterpress and design company specializing in wedding and custom invitations for all occasions." Located in Seattle, Washington.

Swayspace
"Our letterpress studio specializes in printing fine invitations, posters, and editions." Located in Brooklyn, New York.

Sweet Afton Studio
"Sweet Afton Studio was created to offer high quality personalized design and letterpress for stationery, business cards, invitations, and anything else you want to be fantastic. We are passionate about great design and love to work with small businesses, nonprofits and anyone who feels the same way. We are a family-run shop located in Omaha, Nebraska."

Thistleberry Press
"Letterpress for all occasions." Located in Pooler, Georgia.

Thomas-Printers
"Custom letterpress printing and design, located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. No job too small or too strange."

Tiselle
"Initially, Tiselle specialized in custom design work everything from event invitations and social stationery to business cards. Tiselle's unique designs generated such a buzz that a retail line of distinctive stationery products was created to fulfill the growing demand and debuted in May 2008." Located in Chicago, Illinois.

Tryst Press
"We specialize in letterpressed limited edition books, social printing as well as other sorts of press work, wood engraving and illustration, and many other aspects of the book arts." Located in Provo, Utah.

Twig & Fig
"...provides exquisite letterpress printing using an antique C&P platen press c.1890." Located in Berkeley, California.

Twin Ravens Press
"Here you will find a constantly changing variety of letterpress printed greeting cards and card sets, calendars, coasters, art prints and hand-bound books. Twin Ravens Press also designs and prints custom wedding sets, birth announcements and business stationary." Located in Eugene, Oregon.

Two Piglets
"We design, produce and distribute letterpressed greeting cards & invitations of sorts and other fun stuff." Located in Monrovia, California.

Tympanum Press
"A small owner-operated press located in downtown South Bend, Indiana. Specializing in the centuries-old craft of hand-set letterpress printing, we print small jobs ranging from broadsides of poetry to coasters and napkins." Located in Goshen, Indiana.

Typecast Press
"Typecast Press has a reputation for creativity and wit, for crafting printed materials that stand apart for their beauty, whimsy and affordability." Located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Vertallee Letterpress
"Everything we do is printed by hand on a Heidelberg Windmill." Located in Austin, Texas.

Vivian Collado Designs
"Vivian Collado is a fine letterpress printer located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We custom design and letterpress exquisite wedding invitations and social stationery."

Volta Press
"A letterpress and book arts studio located in Oakland, California, specializing in creating distinctive printed works that range from letterpressed cards and invitations to handmade books and broadsides."

Waldwick Printing
"A family owned traditional printshop established in 1954. Among our full line of printing capabilities, we specialize is custom letterpress projects for the personal and commercial client." Located in Waldwick, New Jersey.

Watermarx Graphics
"An innovative company blending the skilled crafts of hot foil stamping, embossing, debossing, die cutting and the ancient art of letterpress printing. Located in Brookvale, Sydney, Australia."

Williams Stationery Company (Kadet Stationery)
"In 1933 Thomas J. Williams founded the Personalized Stationery Company in Camden, New York to supply high quality letterpress printed personalized stationery products to be used as fund raising items by schools, churches and fraternal organizations."

Winthrop Road Press
"Invitations, announcements, stationery, ephemera." Located in Columbus, Ohio.

Woodside Press
A traditional letterpress printing company located in New York City's historic Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Xylografi Press
"Xylografi Press is an artist-run printshop creating unique notecards, stationery, and ephemera. Everything offered by Xylografi Press is an original art print of Dave Glentz Brush. These hand-pulled prints combine relief printing, the most ancient of print techniques, with centuries old letterpress 'technology' to create edition quality mailable art pieces." Located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Yellow Barn Press
Neil Shaver in Council Bluffs, Iowa, has published over 30 books since 1980.

Yolla Bolly Press
"Near the tiny town of Covelo, California, is the 40-acre pine and oak woodland that is home to The Yolla Bolly Press. Here in a barnlike structure, we work at making handcrafted limited edition books."

Young Graphics
"In the printing trade since 1976. Family owned and operated for three generations. Letterpress up to 10 x 15 sheet, Offset up to 20 x 29. Pantone matching. Lettra papers up to 220#." Located in Lexington, North Carolina.

Zeichen Press
"Zeichen Press is a design and letterpress studio located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We have a line of cards & gifts available to retailers and also welcome the opportunity to do custom projects."


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