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 […]
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.
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 […]
Chase: An iron or steel frame, in which forms (pages or columns of type) are locked in, so that they may be held firmly on the bed of the chase.
At Paisley Dog Press we have no problem going all out to make things beautiful and inspiring. So we spared no expense for our wedding catalog. Currently we are in the process of creating a wedding catalog for brides, grooms, and wedding planners to get a sense of all we offer in our wedding department. […]
Winter brings things like snowflakes, reds, greens, and blue hues, and my favorite holiday, Christmas! Besides the nip at your nose winter brings beautiful weddings. Below are our predictions for some hot winter trends. Wedding Colors Reds and greens certainly reflect the season, but overdo this color combo, and your wedding may seem more holiday-oriented […]
To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. ~Phyllis Theroux In a world where we are bombarded with text messages, emails, and phone calls our sentiments to one another get lost. In many ways we enjoy the convenience of a quick phone call to wish happy […]