We are counting down the Top 17 Gift Picks for the letterpress lover in your life in our 2017 Letterpress Holiday Gift Guide. From vintage printed goodies, to essential pressroom must-haves, our list is sure to please the printer in your life! Let us know what’s on your wish list in the comments section below.
1. Letterpress Printing, A Manual for Modern Fine Press Printers book, by Paul Maravelas from Boxcar Press | 2. Babies of Letterpress onesie from Ladies of Letterpress | 3. Letterpress Trail Set from Firecracker Press | 4. Set of wood type (box of ampersand dots) from Moore Wood Type | 5. Holiday Kitty Ornaments from Chandler O’Leary / Anagram Press | 6. “Upper and Lower Case” fine art print of printshop from Fine Art America
7. Heidelberg decal from Heidelberg University | 8. Henry Gage Pins from Boxcar Press | 9. Original Heidelberg Windmill History & Handbook by Jim Daggs / Ackley Publishing | 10. PANTONE Note pad from Pantone | 11. Big Caslon Ampersand Cufflinks by Ampersand & Co.
12. Keys&Quoins&Furniture&Registration Helvetica T-Shirt by Swell Press Paper | 13. Heidelberg Safety First – Enamel Pin by Skylab Letterpress | 14. Squintani Model letterpress poster by Briarpress | 15. Happy Holidays letterpress printed ornament card pack from JillyJackDesigns | 16. Boxcar Press printing apron from Boxcar Press | 17. 1957 Original Heidelberg T-Shirt from TEEPUBLIC
Today we’re wrapping up with our final installment of the Boxcar Press Valentine’s Day Gift Guide with some colorful apparel to show off true letterpress pride and some sensational + geeky cards for that special someone.
1. From the Cat by Presse Dufour | 2. I Love You (pink pinstripe & green pinstripe) Letterpress Cards by Pistachio Press | 3. I Love You, Hot or Cold by Fishcakedesign | 4. You’re the Cream In My Coffee Oversize Postcard by Pioneer House | 5. Pantone Wall Print | 6. I Love You by Black Heart Letterpress | 7. I Think We’re a Perfect Match by Eliza Gwendalyn Cards | 8. You Auto-complete Me by Paperwheel | 9. Swing Away Lay Gauge by Boxcar Press | 10. Boxcar Press T-Shirt (New shirt designs + colors available! Order yours now!)
We’re kicking off part deux of the Boxcar Press Valentine’s Day Gift Guide with some printed delights that are sure to thrill and woo any printer’s heart. We’ve got one more feature to keep the letterpress love going, so check back for the final installment of this series later this week!
1. Peak to Peak Fine Press Book from Chester Creek Press | 2. Broadside Printers Alley Wine (California) | 3. Line Gauge from Boxcar Press | 4. I Love You (Mixed Type) by Black Heart Letterpress | 5. Love Letters Valentine’s Day Card by Papillon Press | 6. Historical Printing Photographic Reproduction from Denver Library | 7. Serif Typography Wall Art | 8. Pantone Stationery Set
9. Limited Edition Vandercook Proof Press Forest Celebration by Pistachio Press | 10. Valentine’s Card by The Ink on Paper Co. | 11. You’re My Precious by Letterpress That Rocks | 12. Alphabet of Typography Poster | 13. Typewriter Key Wine Charms
Bring in some loving cheer this year with our Valentine’s Day gift guide for the printer & letterpress lover in your life! Check out some great letterpress goodies and printing supplies that you + yours will be sure to love. We’ll be starting this 3-part series with some of our favorites — tell us about your favorites in the comments section below!
1. CMYK Necklace by Tizzalicious | 2. Meinert Printer’s Ink Wine (South Africa) | 3. Envelopes and Pocket Frame Cards by Cards & Pockets | 4. Boxcar Press Letterpress Coasters | 5. Set of Virgin Wood type – Aetna 10 line Set
6. Marbleized Paper from De Milo Design Studio & Letterpress | 7. Bone Folders by Traditional Hand | 8. Cardiogram Valentine’s Day Card by PalettesCO | 9. I LOVE YOU Oversize Postcard by Pioneer House | 10. LetterMpress App for Mac by LetterMpress | 11. Gift Bookplates from De Milo Design Studio & Letterpress