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5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print
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5x7" Coneflower Letterpress Print

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This print is a collaborative effort between Jenna Vanden Brink Ceramics, Abbie Adams Studio, and Meshwork PressThoughtfully designed and expertly handmade, the colors, paper, and pressing all come together to create a piece that has incredible texture and so much integrity in its creation. 

5x7” size, comes with an envelope, but also fits a standard frame size. Frames pictured are Fineline Frames. Can work as a notecard or art print. Print does NOT come framed.

The people:

-Designed in collaboration with Abbie Adams Studio. Visit abbieadamsstudio.com to see more of her amazing work.

-Printed by Meshwork Press. Based out of a tiny storefront in Wilkinsburg, PA, Meshwork Press is Haylee Ebersole + Kyrie Bushaw, together making up the heart and head, brains and brawn of a very special small business. Meshwork Press is an artist-run print shop that uses letterpress and screen printing expertise to empower youth, connect with community, and create beautiful objects. Visit https://meshworkpress.com/ to support their work!

The process:

-Letterpress printed with polymer plates made by a family-run business in New Hampshire. They last for a few years and then are sent back to the manufacturer to be recycled. 

-Created with soft, double thick cotton paper that can be written on without the ink bleeding through. The luxurious, fluffy feeling material is called Lettra, a 100% cotton paper created for the letterpress industry. This paper is made with tree-free cotton paper and created from the byproduct of the textile industry that may otherwise be discarded and end up in a landfill. 

-Individually hand fed through a Chandler & Price platen press that is over 100 years old. In the letterpress process, each color is mixed by hand. The inked plate is then pressed into the paper leaving a textural impression that pops off (or rather, into) the page. Each color is a separate plate, set up and press run, so each print was carefully fed through the press 2-3 times (depending on how many colors you see) with spot on registration each time. Letterpress printing is incredibly time consuming but the result is a printed piece that is equal parts artful, personal & soulful.