Jessica C. White's Blog (108)

Stepping down

Dear LoLP friends,

After much deliberation and many sleepless nights, I’ve decided to step down as co-director of Ladies of Letterpress. In the past year, major changes in my personal life (a baby, to be specific!) as well as changes in my work have put me in a place where my lack of time and energy prevent me from being the best leader I can be for this community. I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished so far, and incredibly pleased to see what a lovely community this has become.…


Added by Jessica C. White on July 8, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

Support Smokey Road Press

LAST CHANCE to purchase some amazing prints by well-known artists at a discounted price! Plus you will be supporting  Smokey Road Press.

Added by Jessica C. White on July 26, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

Late birds get worms too

Ok, so it happens sometimes… you miss a deadline and you wonder if there’s any way to still make it in time. Well we’ve been there too, so for you late birds we’re going to extend the conference registration deadline for for the early bird rate another 10 days, until July 24th!

Plus, consider joining Ladies of Letterpress for another 10% off the conference registration. With a paid membership, you get to take advantage of special offers from our sponsors throughout…


Added by Jessica C. White on July 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Letterpress Printers of the World Directory

This website has been updated here - It's starting out fresh, so if you were on the previous directory, you'll need to submit your information again.

Added by Jessica C. White on July 13, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Ladies of Letterpress Exhibit at the National Stationery Show 2012

Eleven LoLP members took the National Stationery Show by storm over the past few days and wowed the crowds with their talent and creativity. Kudos and a big thanks to each of them for putting in the many,many hours of hard work to make it happen, and to do it all with smiles on their faces:…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 24, 2012 at 5:08pm — 2 Comments

Frivolous Friday - welcome to Type-opolis!

Thanks to Type & Press for introducing me to the works of Hong Seon…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 11, 2012 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

Mohawk Show

ENTER NOW - Deadline approaching!

Mohawk invites you to submit your work to Mohawk Show 12. Four best of show winners will receive $5000 each. $2,500 will be paid to the winning design team in each of these four special categories: Sustainable Design, Strathmore Showcase, Digital Print and On-Demand…


Added by Jessica C. White on May 8, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments

Amos Kennedy workshop in Florence - deadline extended!

If you think you missed your chance to plan a trip to Florence, think again! The Firenze Arti Visive School of Fine Arts has extended the deadline to May 7th. They've offered a generous 20%-off discount just for Ladies of Letterpress members, and there are just three more spots available. Get a .pdf with all of the details at my previously posted blog post…


Added by Jessica C. White on April 19, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ladies of Letterpress reaches 1500 members!

Yep, that's right - we passed the 1500 mark over the weekend! Thanks so much to all of you for the continued support and participation. We're so glad to be a part of this community!


Jessica & Kseniya

Added by Jessica C. White on April 17, 2012 at 8:37pm — 4 Comments

April/May Letterpress & Book Arts at Intima Press, Union Square, NYC!

New class sessions are now posted & open for registration! Please visit for full details and additional listings. Learn and produce twice as much in half the time at Studio on the Square with most workshops limited to 5 or less students!


INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS: I Love Stationery – Friday, April 20, 6:00-9:00

LETTERPRESS FUNdamentals! – Sunday,…


Added by Jessica C. White on April 10, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Amos Kennedy workshop in Florence - 20% off for LoLP members!

This upcoming summer 2012 Amos Kennedy will be leading a special one week Letterpress Poster Workshop at Firenze Arti Visive School of Fine Arts in Florence.

We would be pleased to offer a 20% discount on the advertised price to members of Ladies of Letterpress who will be interested in attending either our one week or two week program (with or without housing option). Class enrollment size is limited and we would encourage the interested people to apply as early as possible. See the…


Added by Jessica C. White on April 8, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Brown & Co. Stationers - nineteenth century design tips

Nineteenth century poster design tips, reprinted by Browne & Co., blogged by the Daily Heller. Eye candy included.…


Added by Jessica C. White on March 28, 2012 at 3:47pm — 1 Comment

College Book Art Association - Call for Entries, Students' Exhibit in France!


Advanced Student Work in the Field of Artist’s Books

The panel is looking for exemplary student work that highlights the variety of academic programs committed to the field of Artist’s Books. Chosen work will be exhibited in Marseille, France in the Fall of 2012 at the 2012 Book Project International: 15th Annual Artist’s Books Fair. A few ofthe selected works will be purchased by the hosts and coordinators of this annual fair, the Atelier…


Added by Jessica C. White on March 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Friday Frivolity - Type Fight!

Two letters fight it to the death. You vote. May the best letter…


Added by Jessica C. White on February 24, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Hotel reservations for LoLP Con are now available

Reservations for rooms at the special conference rate are now available for the Ladies of Letterpress Conference, and can be made directly through the hotel's website here. Check the conference website for more information -

Added by Jessica C. White on February 20, 2012 at 10:35pm — No Comments

Frivolous Friday on Sunday - A Press in your Pocket

It was posted a while back, but I just found this sweet little press on one of my favorite blogs, Type & Press. Funny that it only prints 4-letter words.…


Added by Jessica C. White on February 12, 2012 at 7:22pm — 1 Comment

Even more ways to support LoLP, and get some goodies too

If you've been wondering about how you can really support the Ladies of Letterpress and help keep this community strong, first: participate in the forums, post photos and videos, and make announcements here on the blog. Second: consider becoming a Paid Member, and reap all the benefits that come with paid membership. To become a paid member, hover your pointer over the "Members" tab on the control bar above. Select "Paid Membership," which will take you to the page that describes the…


Added by Jessica C. White on February 10, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments

“Good Eats: An Exhibit About Food”—Call for Entries

“Good Eats: An Exhibit About Food”—Call for Entries

The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC) announces a call to artists for the juried exhibition “Good Eats: An Exhibit About Food” which will be held in the KBAC Gallery, April 6–27, 2012.

From Dutch still-life paintings to Campbell’s Soup cans, our obsession with food is a readymade subject for art! Open to all emerging and established artists, this…


Added by Jessica C. White on February 6, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Letterpress Cookies

If you're spending time away from your print shop this holiday season and terribly miss handling all that wood type, might I suggest that you make some in your kitchen? Much tastier and less toxic than chewing on the ones in your shop! (unless you're a *really* awful chef)

These are available at…


Added by Jessica C. White on December 23, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Calendar Swap

Kudos to Angela Stewart for organizing an awesome calendar swap, and to all the members who joined in and made these beautiful 2012 coasters. See more photos, and all of the coasters, at Angela's blog -

January - Fluid…


Added by Jessica C. White on December 21, 2011 at 1:47pm — 2 Comments


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