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Press: 5280 "Meet the Makers: Local Paper Artists"

Press

I was honored to be featured in the Winter 2016 issue of 5280 Home for some of my letterpress work, along side several other great local printers and artists.  If you were to ask Brian Wood what’s most important to letterpress designs, he’d tell you it’s all about the font. Since his initial foray into the medium four years ago, Wood has collected 30 antique wood types and transformed his second-bedroom hobby into a full-fledged business in Lafayette. Wood works solo and splits his time between custom projects and his greeting card line, which showcases his minimalist style, muted color...

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Allegro Coffee Roasters Tokens

Coasters Custom Printing

Allegro Coffee Roasters has recently expanded their brand to include stand-alone retail coffee shops and have been opening up these great new stores across the country. The most recent being in New York City. I have had the distinct pleasure of printing tokens for all 5 of the locations. The tokens are given away to lucky customers to cash in for a free drink of their choice. As a company that is serving high end coffee and tea, letterpress is a perfect match for their brand. As a Boulder-area letterpress printer I am amble to visit the Tennyson location and...

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Dribbble

Graphic Design Misc. Social Media

In addition to taking on regular blogging, I also finally got my Dribbble account started up after having it for a couple of years.  So what is it? Dribbble is a community of designers answering that question each day. Web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers, and other creative types share small screenshots (shots) that show their work, process, and current projects. I like to think of it as an online Instagram for strictly design-related things. So I am posting some logos (existing, comps and rejected versions) and letterpress shots as well.  Sometimes I forget all the stuff I...

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Press: Shining Brightly At Dogs & Stars

Press

From a feature on Boxcar Press // February 8, 2016:  Lafayette, Colorado is an award winning small city where Dogs & Stars letterpress shop calls home.  This “Best Place for Young Families” and “Top Fifty Best Places to Live” community is an inspirational place for the edification and admiration of letterpress printing. Brian Wood of Dogs & Stars is banking on that to advance his craft in his new workshop. Getting into letterpress has evolved over a ten year period for this graphic designer.  His early influence was old letterpress posters with inspiration drawn from wood type.Click here to read the...

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Hear My Train A Coming!

Crowdfunding Misc. Posters

My good friends down at the Letterpress Depot in Englewood, Colo. have launched an IndieGoGo campaign that runs for about another month. (ending in June 2017) Not only is the cause amazing, but the rewards for backers is like none other. You get your money right back when you support the Depot with either a membership, poster, workshop, or any other of the endless goodies available. Click here to read more and support them!  A couple years ago when the Depot was first concepted they reached out to 20 letterpress printers across the world to print a poster to be sold by the Depot...

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