Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, Future at the University of Leeds

Last week we went to the University of Leeds for the final in a series of conferences on letterpress printing. The previous three events had addressed The State of Historical Letterpress, Using Letterpress and Letterpress in the Digital Age; this time the focus was on Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, Future. The conference featured key noteContinue reading “Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, Future at the University of Leeds”

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”