May 2011 Blog Posts (11)

C&P for sale in Iowa

From my Iowa City friend Heather:


Hey Artist Pals!

I was at an auction today and purchased a lovely Chandler & Price printing press. However, it will not fit in my house and I can't keep it in our tiny one car garage. :(

If you know anyone who would be interested in purchasing this massive beauty would you please give them my contact info?

The press is currently being stored at the Record Print Shop in Deep River, Iowa (one hour drive towards…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 31, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments

Could this be why there are so many lady printers?

From the Oregonian, a Norwegian study reports that men are happy being passive observers, while actively creating (art or music were their examples) makes women happier. Although the researchers studied people attending cultural events, it seems plausible that the results could be extrapolated into the real world, too.… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on May 30, 2011 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Scenes from a Show

The Stationery Show wrapped up last week, and life is slowly returning to normal! Here are a host of photos of setup, pre-game, during game, and one of the group (courtesy Allyson VanHouten at Mohawk Paper), just before we tore it all down. It was another great year--thanks again to all the exhibitors, as well as the husbands, wife, brothers, sisters, and friends who were so helpful and hard working, and even brought treats! Stay tuned: this August, I'll put out a call for next year's NSS…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on May 27, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Current Event (Screen) Print Exchange

Hello Everybody!


Walker and I were super inspired by the wonderful packet of prints from Camille's "Hello From.." postcard exchange.  Thank you Camille! Thank you other contributors of awesomeness!
And so we are kicking off a swap of our own.  Providence is a town which lives and breathes screenprinting - so this is a screenprint exchange - but on the hope that…

Added by Emmy Bright on May 24, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

LOLP National Stationery Show: first look!

Taken Saturday, before the show started, by our own Colleen of Cleanwash: more photos of the excitement to… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on May 15, 2011 at 10:15pm — 3 Comments

Letterpress Residency in Chicago

Letterpress Consultant and Resident Artist

Deadline: 6/1/2011

Call Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges

Eligibility: Chicago

Spudnik Press is seeking a letterpress printer to provide consultation and assistance establishing an approachable and affordable letterpress program at our community print studio.

In exchange for these services, Spudnik Press is providing complimentary keyholder access for a six-month period and a $200 stipend paid…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 12, 2011 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Breakfast with the Ladies

At the National Stationery Show!




Come on by--we'll have at least two gallons of…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on May 10, 2011 at 2:23pm — No Comments

The conference of the year!

Have you checked out the Ladies of Letterpress Conference website lately? It's been updated with lots of new info and treats to get you ready for the conference of the year! A few to note: the Printer's Fair page has been updated, with info on how you can get involved and set up your own table at the conference; a preview of the weekend's Schedule; a complete list of… Continue

Added by Jessica C. White on May 6, 2011 at 9:20am — 4 Comments

Press Facts

I love this infographic, by Visual Loop and Brazilian Designer Flávia Marinho.…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 5, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

New Type Mag

John Boardley, founder of the popular blog I Love Typography, has launched a quarterly type journal called Codex, which celebrates the history and future of typography.…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 4, 2011 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

New Chat Feature!

Do you have a burning letterpress question that needs to be answered RIGHT NOW? Or maybe you're taking a break and just want to hang out with some fellow printers? Well you're in luck, because Ladies of Letterpress now has a Chat feature! Hover your pointer over the Forum selection on the top menu bar, and the Chat option will pop up. Once there, you'll be able to real-time chat with any other LoLP member that's currently online. Happy chatting, and I'll see you…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 3, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

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