This is the story of our printing process. In our quick video, you’ll see a bit of everything, from ink mixing to the roundtable discussions to trimming and of course, the printing. LOTS of printing. Kottke Stamen Map from Swayspace on Vimeo. With technology as instantaneous as it has become, it’s easy to get into [...]
In June of this year, we were invited to participate in a letterpress show for a project called New York Writes Itself. New York Writes Itself (NYWI) is an amorphous creative production where the inspiration is created not by one person, rather an entire city of potential scribes. Overheard conversations, glimpsed interactions or in-your-face encounters all [...]
After about two months, the Feltron 2009 Annual Report is officially completely printed! I don’t think anyone quite understood the magnitude of the job until it was well underway. It’s the biggest job Swayspace has printed, and in the end it was definitely worth the massive effort by everyone involved. You may have viewed the [...]
Most projects that come to Swayspace by way of letterpress are either wedding invitations or business cards, but every once in a while something different gets thrown into the mix. We were incredibly excited when friend of Swayspace, Nicholas Felton, decided to have us letterpress print his Feltron 2009 Annual Report. The report is sixteen pages [...]
Happy Holidays from Swayspace! In preparation/celebration/anticipation of the holiday season, we’ve been printing some holiday themed stationery to be sold at the Makers Market here at the OAC Factory on Sundays.
Having been the ironic printers without business cards for some time, it’s incredibly exciting to finally have fresh sets in our hands. It was a long process of Patrick doing several designs and everyone voting on their favorites. We finally settled on a design and what followed was another long process of printing. We really [...]
Patrick has been designing business cards for kids so parents can set up play-dates. It’s part of a new business card system we’re starting with pre-made designs and colors (shoot us and email: email@example.com if you’re interested). Of course, for kid-business cards, you gotta break out the rainbow roll:
A quick hand-set type project for The Market that we’ve been peddling our stationary at on Sundays. (This is what we pulled those fonts out for)