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Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters (Paperback)

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This gorgeous new book features the best work of the members of Ladies of Letterpress, an international organization that champions the work of women printers. It includes a wide range of pieces, from greeting cards to broadsides and posters, printed in a variety of type and illustration styles. Besides being an awesome resource and offering design inspiration, this book includes over 80 removable 11x17” posters. It would make a terrific gift for graduates—or anyone with empty walls to fill.

— S.B.

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Who can resist the tactile charm of letterpress? Not many, judging by its ever-rising popularity among artists and designers working with old-school printing methods. The Ladies of Letterpress features the best work of the members of Ladies of Letterpress, an international organization that champions the work of women printers.

Valuable as a handy resource, it includes a wide range of pieces, from greeting cards to broadsides and posters, printed in a variety of type and illustration styles. Each piece is accompanied by details of paper, inks, and press used in its printing, and a profile of its printer. Whether you're drawn to elegant greeting cards, humorous note cards, or calendars and posters, you're sure to find inspiration in this volume. And when you do, there are eighty detachable pages just begging to be pinned up.

About the Author


Jessica White and Kseniya Thomas are cofounders of Ladies of Letterpress. White works as a studio artist and runs the Heroes & Criminals Press in Asheville, NC. Thomas runs Thomas-Printers in Carlisle, PA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781616892739
ISBN-10: 1616892730
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: April 21st, 2015
Pages: 192
Language: English
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