To me, letterpress is the most perfect form of printing. Handcrafted and printed in small qualities, there isn’t really a way to capture the tactile quality of letterpress with mass production. Often printed on recycled papers in small runs letterpress items are a great green option for this hoilday season. This wonderful old world craft is experiencing a revival and designers all over have embraced it with exciting modern designs. Here are a few holiday picks.
1. Peace Snowflake Holiday Letterpress Cards in Blue and Silver, set of 6 $18 from Letterpress.
2. Snowflake Letterpress Greeting Cards, set of 4 $12 from Sunlit Letterpress
3. Mid-Century Modern 2011 letterpress wall calendar, $35 from Pistachio Press.
4. 2011 Letterpress Calendar - Limited Edition, $30.00 from Sarah Parott 825.
5. Holiday Branch Letterpress Tags, set of 6 $6 from Paper Lovely Press.
6. Merry and Bright Letterpress Holiday Card, set of 6 $15 from Anemone Letterpress.
7. Happy Holidays Vintage Mitten Card, set of 5 $5 from Kik Design.
8. Menorah Happy Hanukkah Card, $4.75 from Letterpress Light.
9. Winter Branch Holiday Cards "Joy, Peace, Noel", $8 from Simple Ink.