The Art of Letterpress - Posterwork
Experience printing the old fashioned way!
About the workshop
Letterpressing is an art form that has been preserved and evolved throughout the years since its invention in China in 1040AD. Up till the 20th century, it remained the primary way of printing and distributing information through newspapers and books. In this workshop, you will learn about the history of letterpressing, as well as experience first-hand how printing was done in the past with our vast collection of moveable types from all over the world!
Get personally acquainted with our in-house Vandercook SP-15 - an excellent poster printing press. Look forward to learning how to handset and print your own type compositions, show off inky fingers at the end of the workshop and bring home customized poster prints!
What you will experience
1. An introduction to the history of letterpressing
2. Learning how printing was done in the past, and how it has evolved today
3. Be guided on how to handset and print your own type compositions using our in-house printing press
4. Bring home customized poster prints!
Cancellation is free of charge 48 hours before the scheduled start time.
Booking must be made 48 hours before the scheduled start time.
Note: Full workshop address will be included in booking confirmation email.