Categories / Art and Photography

Swing High by Helen Ingham Limited Edition Print

Pedlars has done it again with another great limited edition print. 

The latest in their long line of exclusives is Swing High by Helen Ingham, which is restricted to 32 editions. The artist specialises in using letterpresswith this particular design using traditional wooden type and hand-carved lino block and is printed onto cotton rag paper using period machinery. Besides the old-fashioned techniques used, the print is also worth considering for its delightful retro image of two woman on a swing boat.

The prints cost £595 from Pedlars.

Categories / Art and Photography

All You Need Is Love Distilled letterpress print


Something for the Beatles fan in all of us, this All You Need Is Love Distilled letterpress print by Wasted & Wounded.

The print takes takes the lyrics of The Beatles song 'All You Need Is Love' and a vintage-style font, mixing them together for an interesting piece of retro-inspired artwork.

Each print is printed in Rye, East Sussex using one of the last remaining vintage Heidelberg Letterpresses, on 100 per cent recycled 270gsm board. Just 500 of these, each selling for £36.

Find out more at the Art Republic website

Categories / Art and Photography

Shipping Forecast – Gale Warning Letterpress Print by John Christopher

Artist John Christopher uses vintage wood and metal type to create unique letterpress prints including this one, part of his acclaimed Shipping Forecast project.

As well as using traditional painstaking methods which display tiny imperfections in the type and make each print unique; Gale Warning commemorates a significant event in British modern history: the great storm of 1987. Visually documenting the predicted wind-force, direction and air pressure of that memorable night, this work is hand-printed on to four separate sheets which have a total length of 2.1 metres.

The print costs £400 unframed and you can buy it from Unlimited Editions here

Categories / Design and Interiors

A is for Artist wallpaper by Ella Doran

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Ella Doran is a designer well known for her use of the photographic image. So it's perhaps surprising that her latest product – A is for Artist wallpaper – celebrates the art of block and letterpress printing.

The wallpaper is covered with a design showing vintage printers trays. It's digitally printed onto the paper, making for an interesting and unusual wallpaper. 

The paper costs £150 per 10 metre roll.

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Categories / Design and Interiors

SORT Festival of Britain commemorative stationery set

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Cast your mind back and you may remember Modern Living stationery set we featured from the Society of Revisionist Typographers, otherwise known as SORT. SORT have produced another product for the Southbank Centre, this time a Festival of Britain commemorative stationery set

The duo have deployed their letterpress skills to echo the graphic style and logos of the original Festival of Britain. Each set contains 30 sheets of notepaper, split between two different styles, 20 printed envelopes and one notebook, all in a presentation box.

Something to write home about, the set costs £15.

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