It’s been a while since we’ve done an Essential Q&A on the Boxcar blog, so we’re bringing it back! Today we’ve got some questions for Rebecca Miller, prepress extraordinaire — read on to find out more about her!
Job title: Pre-Press
Describe what you do at Boxcar Press in 10 words: Prepare press-friendly layouts and illuminate design, technical, and printing solutions.
My super power is: Making people feel at ease.
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (pronounced “SOO”)
My favorite printing equipment: Heidelbergs!
What three places do you want out-of-towners to visit in Central New York?
1. Boxcar Press of course!
2. The Oncenter Arena to catch a Syracuse Crunch game
3. Fillmore Glen in Moravia, NY
Music that inspires me: MIDI music from old video games
The greenest thing I do: Recycle old clothes into nifty pillows and throws
Besides letterpress, I am passionate about: Typography, illustration, and hockey!
My favorite Pantone: 368: A green you can count on.
Most memorable meal: Bear jerky and deep fried smelt. Delicious!
What book do you think everyone should read? The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
What’s on your nightstand right now? The Prince by Machiavelli, ink pens, and a digital clock in 24-hour time.
Something about the Boxcar Press crew our customers don’t know: How extraordinary and cheerful we are… even under pressure or the weather. Such gifted talent in this group!