Thursday, August 2, 2007

Old-Time Letterpress Printing

In this day of cheap laser printing, the old methods of printing are slowly fading away. But some are keeping it alive. This six-minute YouTube documentary shows how one person is keeping one form of classic printing alive. From the description:
Take a short visit to Firefly Press in Somerville Massachusetts. John Kristensen, proprietor. This wonderful little documentary speaks to the craftsmanship and love of traditional design that drew many of us into the world of graphic design years ago. Take a moment to slow down and enjoy.

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