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A New “Impression” on Letterpress

A few months back, our creative director envisioned a unique way to transform past blog posts into visually compelling posters, or “broadsides,” as art. A broadside is a sheet of paper printed on one side. Historically, they were letterpress posters … Read more…

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Getting Creative with Letterpress Printing

2013 ended at HB with some good old-fashioned printing on our Vandercook press! Because of some creative planning and thinking, we successfully printed our holiday cards while juggling fairly heavy end-of-the-year workloads. Last year’s printing experience was very educational but … Read more…

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An Idea Leads to A Change

Each morning, before I go to work, I take an hour and ride my spinning bike. I love this early morning exercise time—it is an hour of the day when my mind clears and I have no interruptions or distractions, … Read more…

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Printing Holiday Cards on Our Letterpress

This year’s HB Design Holiday gift has an extra special hand-made touch. We printed holiday cards on our new in-office letterpress. “New” being a relative term. The cards were printed on a Vandercook Proof Press circa 1936. Check out a … Read more…

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An Introduction to {HB}design’s own letterpress

Leslie, our creative director, gave the company our first training session on our letterpress.  Below are some photos, click to see larger views.

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