Hammerpress

Address:
110 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City
MO
64108
United States
Phone:
816.421.1929
Website:
Employees:
7
About:
Hello there! We are Hammerpress and we are located in Kansas City, Missouri. We make all sorts of really nice letterpress greeting cards, gift cards, notebooks and other paper goods. In addition to our own line of products we also are a full-service design studio. If you're in the Kansas City area, please stop by our shop located in the Crossroads Arts District. We look forward to working with you!
detail of postcard for Boulevard Brewing Company
detail of postcard for Boulevard Brewing Company
detail of ticket for the West 18th Street Fashion Show
detail of ticket for the West 18th Street Fashion Show
wedding invitation detail
wedding invitation detail
logo design and business card for Little Freshie
logo design and business card for Little Freshie
Interview with Brady from Hammerpress
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
1994
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
Tactility—we appreciate the hands on experience letterpress printing provides. Clients—the people we get to work with are like minded so we highly appreciate the opportunity to work with so many great folks.
What inspires you?: 
Vintage paper items such as matchbook covers, book covers, pamphlets and instructional manuals - hand painted signs and windows - hand drawn type and doodles - practical jokes - tasty food and fizzy drinks - good music.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
Presses we have: 2 Heidelberg Windmills, 3 Vandercook Universal I, 1 Vandercook 32-28E, and 4 Chandler & Price platen presses (and 1 not-running-just-quite-yet Golding). Papers we use: Crane Lettra, Reich Savoy, Mohawk Superfine and Loop, French Paper Co. papers, chipboard.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
A non-traditional letterpress approach using traditional lead and wood type and ornaments.
What kind of products do you create?: 
Posters, art prints, cards, gift enclosures, wedding invitations, business cards, business and personal stationery, ornaments, coasters, postcards, calendars, t-shirts, CD and LP packaging.
Do you offer custom work?: 
yes
Where can we buy your products?: 
http://hammerpress.net, many stores worldwide - please contact us for stores in your area
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