Hartford Prints!

56 Arbor Street - Suite 220
Hartford, CT
United States
Hartford Prints! is a family-run paper goods shop and studio that specializes in distinctive letterpress for weddings, special occasions, personal stationery, and more. Sisters Addy Gale, Callie Gale Heilmann, and Rory Gale have joined their creative forces to produce paper that blends modern typography, fun design, and offbeat composition. Originally conceived as a community art studio and educational space by Art Director, Addy Gale, Hartford Prints! stays true to its mission of providing singular paper products and promoting our local community.
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Interview with Rory from Hartford Prints!
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
May 2012! Yep, I'm brand new but learning the art from my talented sister Addy who has been printing since 2002.
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
Being able to create and share meaningful and beautiful art.
What inspires you?: 
Type, texture, family, cities, fashion, nature, colors, new/old
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
We have a Vandercook 4T! We mix our oil based inks into the most beautiful colors and love paper that is pretty and soft, recycled and interesting, new or old.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
The significant design talents of Addy and Rory, combined with Callie’s eye for inspiration, make Hartford Prints! the place for paper goods that speak to your personality and style. Whether you are looking for sassy and funky or graphic and clean, and will work from the very beginning to turn your story into unforgettable text and image. Our work combines a handcrafted look with elegant design, resulting in creations that have both character and history.
What kind of products do you create?: 
Wedding invitations, personal stationary, business cards, greeting cards, art prints, art, books, love!
Do you offer custom work?: 
Where can we buy your products?: 
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