Thornwillow Press Correspondence Cards

Showing the same attention to quality and design to cards as they do with their hand-bound books

While the price of Thornwillow Press‘ hand-bound, limited edition letterpress printed books—meant to last more than a lifetime—can reach a couple thousand dollars, you can still get a taste of the brand’s dedication to quality and design through their paper stationery. The Newburgh, New York-based book makers have just announced their 2014 spring collection so we’re swapping out our Profuse Thank You cards for their …

Letterpress Matchboxes

Sarah and William Allardice, the print-happy duo at A Fine Matchbox Co., use their vintage windmill press to create an array of intriguing and special matchboxes, which encase their signature sturdy, blue-tipped, extra-long safety matches. Who has room for freebie-branded matchbooks in their life, when each stroke of the flame can lend a small moment to look at something beautiful.

The Airship

Hand-pulled letterpress meets augmented reality in a graphic novel

Bridging futurist design, letterpress technique and augmented reality, “The Airship” is a new graphic novel from Todd Thyberg. The writer, illustrator and publisher is also the founder of Angel Bomb Design + Letterpress, and has put his array of talents to the test in this work. Twenty-two photopolymer plates were used to pull nearly 10,000 impressions in all, with Thyberg walking ten miles beside his …