Huldra Press

Philadelphia, PA
United States
just me.
My name is Marianne. I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and make books, drawings, and prints under the studio name Huldra Press. The name comes from Scandinavian folklore and describes a woman with a fox’s tale who lives in the woods.
Interview with Marianne from Huldra Press
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
problem solving, color mixing, sorting, fiddling, fixing, everything
What inspires you?: 
Natural history, field guides, Shaker objects, folklore, daydreams, the Arctic, libraries, and children’s drawings, these are the things I think about and why my work looks the way it does.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
An 8x12 Chandler & Price New Style and the Vandercook 4.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
clean, simple, and well-made.
What kind of products do you create?: 
notebooks, postcards, business cards, stationery, porfolios, artist's books, prints, and drawings
Do you offer custom work?: 
Where can we buy your products?:
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?: 
Not yet, but soon.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: 
Take care of your machines and learn how to maintain them yourself.
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