Letterpress printing
and other
graphic splendors.

Working with Letterpress

My Xx!#*! Soapbox

Welcome to the cranky old pressman blogging platform of the equally irritable and aged printer of the same name. Follow him to learn about contemporary applications of the ancient craft of letterpress.

Talking Old-time Print.

This is the 1st in a series of posts where the old codger will be talking letterpress, printing production and creative use of the medium. Read more

Letterpress in glorious 2-colors.

A 2-color coaster project produced for branding firm Anthem Worldwide. Plus some information how to use spot colors when designing for letterpress printing. Read more

We’ve moved the letterpress shop.

Our new dedicated production floor features enhanced bindery, foil stamping, die-cutting and finishing capabilities for all your letterpress printing. Read more

Old equipment. Antique operators.

Cranky Pressman is no charming artisan studio. Meet the grizzled production professionals who toil over your jobs. Read more

All sorts of construction going on.

As if rebuilding this damn website was not enough work, we are also working on another big construction project. Read more

Parse & Parcel – Paper ‘n’ Print

Jill Dinicolantonio runs Parse & Parcel a service that furnishes sample books, information and other printed ephemera to graphic designers or anyone interested in paper materials. Read more