Dab Hand Pressworks

Dab Hand Pressworks is a new project that Picaro is currently working on, we're so pleased with the way it's coming along we just had to show it off here.

Dab Hand Pressworks produces beautiful letterpressed greeting cards and stationery on a 50 year old Heidelberg Windmill T Platen press. The aesthetic quality of letterpress is unobtainable with modern printing methods and we're proud to keep the tradition alive.

The Dab Hand was the guy responsible for inking the type in the very early days of printing, he had to ensure the type was covered perfectly, for a perfect impression, hence the phrase 'Dab Hand'.

This is a project in progress incorporating brand development, letterpress printing, print and web design.

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