1. Prior to the invention of the moveable-type printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in 1447, weddings in England were typically announced by means of a Town crier: a man who would walk through the streets announcing in a loud voice the news of the day. Traditionally, anyone within earshot became part of the celebration. 2. […]
Hickey: Spot of dirt or dried ink on plate or blanket which shows in printing.
Relief Printing: Printing from a raised surface: includes letterpress, flexography, linocuts, woodcuts.
Our 2013 winter line of holiday greeting cards are now in stock! With the release of The Great Gatsby film came the revival of art deco, which inspired our 2013 color palette of metallic gold and metallic silver. This years designs range from humorous to warm and fuzzy to the comeback of an old favorite […]
For those who don’t know I am a huge sweets fan, therefore I was very much looking forward to getting to sample cakes, I mean who wouldn’t enjoy this. So this past weekend Andy and I returned to the farm to do some wedding errands, from meeting with a rental company to DJ to florist […]
Alignment: The condition of type and or art materials as they level up on a horizontal or vertical line. We use crop marks to help us alignment.
As we begin to lose daylight and it gets noticeably colder, the girls (and guy) of Paisley Dog Press decided we’d share our favorite things that the winter season brings. Janelle P Winter, of course, is my favorite knitting season. There’s nothing better than breaking out a warm wool scarf pattern and cuddling by the […]
Chandler & Price: Founded in 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Harrison T. Chandler and William H. Price. They manufactured machinery for printers including a series of hand-fed platen jobbing presses, as well as an automatic feeder for these presses (the Rice Feeder), paper cutters, book presses, and assorted equipment. Our first press was a Chandler […]
Letterpress and calligraphy have a lot in common, from old beginnings to being more than type. The word calligraphy literally means beautiful writing. Before the invention of the printing press some 500 years ago, it was the way books were made, each copy being written out by hand by a scribe in a scriptorium on […]
Every wonder about the origins of marriage and how modern traditions began? If you do then we have a treat for you! While doing research for new Private Label Semi-Custom designs we have found some interesting tidbits about weddings and thought we would share them with you. What better place to start then with the […]