Posts in the category Ephemera

The Great Gowanus Letterpress Paper and Ink Challenge, Part II

    The results are in! After testing dozens of weights and finishes, we finally found a paper with a good balance of tactility and smoothness. This paper worked well with the letterpress printing process, while bringing out the lyrical quality of David Biskup’s gorgeous Gowanus photographs. And the winner is….   REVERE SILK 300 [...]


Posted
12 October 2012

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Ephemera, Studio

Posted
3 February 2012

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Ephemera, Letterpress

Get Yer Sweetheart Cards Here!

Love is in the air, or at least the smell of ink and California Wash.  Yes!  We’ve been busy bees in recent weeks, designing and printing a fabulous collection of sweetheart cards. From Top Left Clockwise: Loves Me/Loves Me Not, Mini Love Blind, The Girls, Mini Sweetheart Note Set Varied in style and sentiment, there [...]


Posted
1 December 2009

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Ephemera, Letterpress

Holiday Cards

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.


Posted
22 October 2009

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Ephemera, Letterpress

Posted
2 October 2009

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Ephemera

Type Around the Studio

The other day, we pulled out a bunch of foundry type for a lead type project (post on that to come later). We were looking for some Futura, but I don’t think we ended up finding the right size. In anycase, lots of other  type goodness came out of storage. The labels on the fonts [...]


Posted
13 August 2009

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Ephemera

Patrick’s Neon Bicycle

Our pals over at Lite Brite Neon recently created a bicycle out of neon tubes inspired by Patrick’s ride, which was designed and manufactured by Alternative Needs Transportation. It’s for the Sony Madison Avenue store.