The Balvenie-Rare Craft Collection

Recently I had the opportunity to attend The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection event. If you’re not familiar with The Balvenie, it is a hand crafted scotch distillery in Dufftown on Speyside, Scotland. So how does this translate to print? The event is traveling across the United States and recently held a session in Chicago. The Balvenie wanted Read more about The Balvenie-Rare Craft Collection[…]

A film that truly captures what Letterpress is

Not so long ago, letterpress was the way of the printing world.  Thousands of employment opportunities surrounding the simple process of organizing letters into words, words into paragraphs, paragraphs into pages and so on and so forth. Here at InkOnDaPaper we have a high apprecitation for the older art forms of printing.  Letterpress being one Read more about A film that truly captures what Letterpress is[…]

City man keeps alive old-style, handset, letterpress printing method

Source: The Scranton Times Tribune Technology races forward as gadgets get lighter and computers get faster. It’s rare to find a machinist who enjoys laboring behind heavy equipment that harks back to the previous century. But for Matthew Hiller, it’s all in a day’s work. The Hill Section resident is the proprietor of Revival Letterpress, a Read more about City man keeps alive old-style, handset, letterpress printing method[…]

Letterpress 60 years ago and today

Want to take a trip down printing memory lane?  Let’s crank the clock back to 1950 and see where the industry was.  Sitting in a print vocational school in 1947, here was an instructional video you would have seen: It sure is amazing how quickly an industry can change over the course of 60 years. Read more about Letterpress 60 years ago and today[…]