Since we get a lot of requests from students, soon-to-be graduates and folks just wanting to give a sweet gift, we decided to run a special price on Business Cards so everyone can experience personalized, letterpress goodness. And, since we generally print Business Cards 2-up on a press sheet, we can run cards for 2 people as easily as for 1.
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Kelly English is a Minneapolis designer who worked with us on our Charmed and Sweetheart Seamstress Deskline stationery. Those paper goods are for sale on our Studio Site. We were excited to print her own card design. Her approach to the standard business card takes good advantage of a press sheet. We print them all the same time and trim them down.
A note about halftones – Letterpress can print screens of a color like offset, but the line screen is heavier. Think about it as a black and white newspaper image. We can comfortable hold on to about 80dpi on the typical uncoated papers. You can see the halftone detail in these cards creates an amazing texture. And with the overprinting magenta and yellow duotone – those girls are HOT.
We get asked all the time if we offer both design and print services. The answer is a resounding yes. Here is an example of us doing the design and letterpress production for our client in Palm Beach.
If you are a designer and need a custom letterpress project printed up, talk to us for and estimate. Being designers ourselves, we know how important it is to have a great production partner.