October 2010 Blog Posts (13)

"Oh, These Vanities"

It took three years, but my new miniature book is finally done:

Oh, These Vanities
Some Thoughts on the Subject of Hats

http://www.bcsocal.org/hats/


Added by Carmen Voss on October 31, 2010 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Book Fair and Updated Fall Schedule!!

Please come visit us at THE NEW YORK BOOK FAIR on November 5, 6, or 7 at P.S. 1! We’ll be upstairs with our new StudioSq Collaborative Artists’ Book on “The Poetics of Space” + Unique Letterpress Printed Broadsides created with wood and metal type, special limited edition Fine Press Books, gorgeous Holiday cards, hand set historic Declaration of Independence collectible, info on our fabulous classes and custom invitations, and more! We’d love to see you there! (For more info go to… Continue

Added by Mindy Belloff on October 28, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Drumroll please....

We have a winner! Congratulations Jean Komp for submitting the winning design for the Ladies of Letterpress Conference 2011!



Many thanks to everyone who participated in this contest!

Added by Jessica C. White on October 27, 2010 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Member Spotlight: Praxium Press!

We meet this week with Toni and Berwyn Hung of Praxium Press in Atlanta. They're not only printers and designers, but also are ardent teachers of letterpress to anyone who wants to learn. Read on:



How did you become a printer? What was your first press?


During my graphic design studies at a university, my honors thesis was about artists' books, where I became interested in how the book &… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 25, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

LofLCon2011 - Last day to vote

Today is the last day to vote on your favorite logo design! To see all seventeen designs that have been submitted, go to the album here - http://bit.ly/bTp6kD.



You can vote by leaving a comment in the comment box, or if you prefer to vote anonymously, click on the 'favorite' heart. Please vote only once. Voting ends tonight, Oct. 22, at midnight EST.



The design with the most votes will be the… Continue

Added by Jessica C. White on October 22, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Vote for your favorite logo!

The final logo design are in, and now we need you to vote! Please leave a comment in the comment box for your favorite, and only vote for one design. Please don't rank your favorites, just pick one!

http://ladiesofletterpress.ning.com/photo/albums/loflcon-2011-logo-contest

Voting ends this Friday, Oct. 22, at midnight.

Added by Jessica C. White on October 18, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Member Spotlight: Pomegranate Press!

After a brief hiatus, the Member Spotlight is back and shining brightly on Margot and Joe of Pomegranate Letterpress in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Their commitment to sustainability is really impressive, and they like and use Caligo Inks, which we've been wanting to try as well! See more of their beautiful work, and read about their commitment to sustainable printing practices, on… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 18, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Last Call for Logos!

Final reminder here for conference logo submissions! Please submit them by midnight tonight. Details for submissions are here.



Voting begins immediately after. To vote for your favorite design, take a look at the submissions in this album - and write in your vote as a comment. Please only vote for one… Continue

Added by Jessica C. White on October 15, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

My Flywheel is So Fly



Do you have a letterpress with a flywheel? Does it have swagger? Whether your flywheel has straight spokes or fancy curved spokes, let the world know just how fly your flywheel is. Oh, yeah. Tees and aprons for sale. {mens/womens sizes available in limited quantities}



This actually started as an inside joke, but here it is! Just thought I'd post this on Ladies of…

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Added by visualchemist on October 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Thursday is Ladies of Letterpress Day at Faberuna!

Ladies of Letterpress member Brett has decreed every Thursday to be Ladies of Letterpress Day on his wonderful blog about all things handmade, Faberuna. Check it out--it's filled with many fabulous finds by makers around the world on the other six days of the week, too!

Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 14, 2010 at 9:24am — 1 Comment

Don't forget: LofLCon Logo Contest Deadline this Friday!

We've had two submissions so far, which you can check out in the photo section above! Send your best logo, and enter to win free registration to the Ladies of Letterpress Conference 2011. More info in my earlier post!

Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 13, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Ladies of Letterpress Conference Registration now open!

Look to your right! That beautiful little button is the gateway to LofLCon2011 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Your $175 early-bird registration includes access to three days of demos, all-star speakers, panelists, and presenters, breakfast, and at least one good dinner. The swag plan is pretty extensive, too. Register now and reserve your spot before they're all spoken for!

Added by Kseniya Thomas on October 5, 2010 at 11:02am — No Comments

Position Available - Adjunct Book Art Instructor – Mills College

Adjunct Book Art Instructor – Mills College

Mills College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach Introduction to Book Art in the spring, 2011, semester. The instructor will teach basic letterpress printing on Vandercooks, adhesive and non-adhesive binding structures and a variety of markmaking techniques to…

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Added by Jessica C. White on October 4, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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