Interview with Christien from de Ambachtelijke drukkerij
When did you start letterpress printing?:
50 years ago
What do you like best about letterpress printing?:
I can't say the smell of ink, I do smell it anymore, but it's my live.
What inspires you?:
Printing machines are my familie.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?:
I use a Heidelberg platen and I print with van Son rubberbased ink on Cranes Lettra but also Oud Hollands.
How would you describe your artwork?:
What kind of products do you create?:
I print wedding cards birth cards business cards but also lettrheath paper and envelopes.
Do you offer custom work?:
Where can we buy your products?:
In my shop and at designers
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?:
yes I do, letterpress printing and prepress
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?:
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