Common Press Construction Update at The Wonder of Wood

On Tuesday we visited Settle, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, to check on the progress of our wooden common press components. There may not be a lot to show at the moment but, as this aspect of the project has received such interest, it is incredibly exciting to show how it is beginningContinue reading “Common Press Construction Update at The Wonder of Wood”

Thin Ice Press at The Print Project

Last week members of the Thin Ice Press team visited The Print Project in Shipley. The workshop, hosted by Nick, gave us the opportunity to learn about letterpress, get covered in ink and create something beautiful. Nick began by using his work (check it out here) to show us the creative possibilities of experimenting withContinue reading “Thin Ice Press at The Print Project”

New Adana 8×5 & Open Days at the University of York

Last week we welcomed an Adana 8×5 to the Thin Ice Press. Below you can see some photos of the team gathered round our new press as we set it up and the first ever imprint! After viewing a wide range of presses at The Logan Press we began to realise how amazing it wouldContinue reading “New Adana 8×5 & Open Days at the University of York”

The Logan Press

On Saturday 16th June we traveled from York to the East Midlands for a visit to The Logan Press. As one of the busiest commercial letterpress printers and restores in the UK, it seemed like a fitting place for a research and buying trip. We toured the company from the main studio to a separateContinue reading “The Logan Press”