Letterpress cards: design, typesetting & printing
Letterpress Christmas card designs in three colour-ways and a set of four letterpress gift tags. The design was created using type-metal borders cast on a Ludlow casting machine, alongside hand-set metal type: 30pt Bembo caps (16pt Bembo for the gift tags). This was then printed on a Vicobold platen printing press.
An illustration of the press was drawn and converted into a metal printing plate for the reverse of the cards. This is accompanied by 8pt Granby type. This combo is also used to complete the gift tag packaging.  
Cards: Cotman watercolour paper (rough texture), 350 gsm, 150 x 150 mm
Gift tags: Olin Natural White paperstock, 400 gsm, 70 x 70 mm 

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