Category Archives: Letterpress Business Cards

March Madness

In between the usual busy work and non-stop designing,  setting type, drawing and etching copper plates and printing intaglio and letterpress for the new book edition – was designing and printing cards for an artist, realtor, and consultant.  They look marvelous….

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Starting off January 2014

evannoteCustom Letterpress Printing Stationery for newborn Evan,

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2-sided letterpress Business Cards for New York & San Francisco company branding,

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portfolio title page for Chuck Kelton’s photographs,

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and custom cards for Tim.

Intima Gallery Opening Day!

196 Main Street, Saugerties, in upstate New York. Hope to see some of our friends up north this weekend. Doors open at noon. Reception 5-7 pm. Hours Thursday through Sunday noon-6 pm.

Intima Press NYC since 1996. Coming up on our 10 year anniversary on Union Square! Thanks to all for your support. – Mindy Belloff

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Announcing Intima Gallery

Intima Press on Union Square in the heart of NYC is pleased to announce the opening of Intima Gallery in Saugerties, New York!  Mindy Belloff is thrilled  to partner with Steven Gentile, artist, poet and photographer in upstate NY (right next door to Woodstock). Our Union Square location continues to thrive as a print and design studio (almost 10 years now on the Square!).  Our new Gallery will showcase unique letterpress prints and books, custom stationery and announcements, and fine photography.

Intima Gallery opens August 10th at noon, with a reception from 5-7 pm.  Please join us at 196 Main Street.

SteveMontageBlogPhotographs: Steven Gentile . http://www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Photographs

Consults, Custom Business Cards, Wedding Invitations, Portfolio Sheets

The Studio continues to be busy with many projects, jobs, classes, and consults.  A few here:

Portfolio Title Pages printed letterpress for photographer Tom Grill for a suite of prints in an edition of 20. 2-color black with a custom mixed grey.

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Sarah & Phil chose a horizontal design by their friend, for their wedding invitations, letterpress printed on a thick, textured watercolor paper, with a dark pink and blind emboss.  It is quite modern and elegant with gold edging

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Mindy Belloff printed 1500 business cards, 2-sided for Big Foote Music + Sound, based in New York City and Sao Paulo.

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We had a private business consult with Priscilla, visiting NYC from Brazil.  She acquired a German press with goals of starting her letterpress business for wedding invitations and Mindy Belloff got her on the right track to get her press in working order and multiple tips for setting up and printing with plates from digital designs.

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New Website + Upcoming Workshops at the Studio!

Our NEW site is NOW Launching! Please bear with us for a few days while it gets settled in and finalized.  StudioOnTheSQ will now be redirected to http://www.IntimaPress.com and the New IntimaPress.com will be completed in the coming week.

New Workshop Dates: Do It Yourself in Letterpress! 
Amazing classes in Letterpress Printing, the Art of the Book, & Bookbinding with Mindy Belloff, coming up:

DIY WEDDING INVITATIONS! Ongoing!
Set type & print your own invite + reply cards in elegant letterpress!

LETTERPRESS FUNdamentals!
with Mindy Belloff (Letterpress – All Levels)
one-day Saturday, 10:00AM-3:30PM February 23
$160 plus $40 studio fee
In this intensive you will have a block of time to print with metal and wood type. Create beautiful note cards, print a quotation, and work on an art poster – all in one day! Increase your knowledge of operating a Vandercook proof press, learning composition, inking and impression. A great way to begin or extend your letterpress journey, and sign up for future independent class sessions.

IMAGE PRINTING MADE EASY!
with Mindy Belloff (Prints/Letterpress All Levels)
Sunday 10:00AM-3:00PM February 24
$150 plus $40 materials fee
Create an image and print an edition in one day! Using a linoleum relief block, learn secrets for carving your image & print it in 1 or 2-colors in perfect registration on our letterpress. Image printing is demystified in this one-day workshop, as you create a print series in the studio. You will also be shown the “green” way to create additional images at home for your art prints and greeting cards.

I LOVE STATIONERY: INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS
with Mindy Belloff (Beginning Letterpress)
Saturday March 16 2:30-5PM
Do It Yourself! Set real type & print personalized cards! Learn the elegant printing of the 15th century letterpress. You will hand set real metal type, understand the origins of our alphabet, learn press lock-up, & printing, as you run your own small edition on our vintage Vandercook Uni III. A great introduction to printing beautiful impressions! You will go home with a set of at least a dozen personalized notecards in type you set and printed yourself!

Business Cards

Mindy Belloff printed 2,000 business cards, grey & blue on each side,  for The Colony, a trendy creative company with offices in Sydney, Shanghai & New York City.

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The back of the card was particularly challenging as David, the CEO insisted on letterpress only. Getting a full color field of grey ink required a lot of time and skill.

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The postcards were also 2-sided in grey and blue, printed on the same fluorescent white, thick card stock.

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Everything looked fabulous in letterpress!