SAS-E Ink Paper and Press

219 Calhoun Street
United States
Hello! We are an independently owned local print shop and design studio in Historic Downtown Charleston, South Carolina. We are a hybrid print shop offering business and commercial printing on digital and offset presses while also specializing in Custom Wedding Invitations and Social printing on our vintage letterpresses, hot foil stamping and embossing presses. As full service printers, our work ranges from couture letterpressed wedding invitations to top shelf business cards, envelopes, postcards, and menus to just about anything on paper. Once the paper is printed, letterpressed or foiled, our finishing services go to work. Whether it is specialty shape die- cutting, edge painting, duplexing papers, binding, scoring, drilling holes, we can add the finishing touches to take your project to the next level. Every aspect of your project is done right here- under one roof. This blending of old and new technology make us a unique workplace that buzzes with passion and creativity. Everyone here, from press artisans, graphic designers and paper gurus, are all experts at our crafts. We offer amazing customer service, fast turn around times and affordable pricing.
Deep Impression, Cheerful Rhodamine
Deep Impression, Cheerful Rhodamine
Custom Monograms
Custom Monograms
Charlesston Cityscape Letterpressed
Charlesston Cityscape Letterpressed
Interview with Suzanne from SAS-E Ink Paper and Press
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
The tactile aesthetic of a deep impression, thick cotton paper and the smell of ink
What inspires you?: 
People. The look of amazement and joy on seeing their letterpressed products - it's like traveling somewhere you've been before with someone who hasn't. You see and feel their excitement.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
Heidelberg Windmill #1 Heidelberg Windmill #2 with Hot Foil Vandercook #4 VanSon Rubber and Oil Base
How would you describe your artwork?: 
Broad. Their are too many lovely styles from vintage to modern to choose a favorite!
What kind of products do you create?: 
Custom Wedding Invitations and other Wedding and Social Stationery. Business Cards, Menus, and just about anything.
Do you offer custom work?: 
Where can we buy your products?: 
Give me a call for any custom design, letterpress or hot foil project.
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?: 
Not at this time.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: 
Never leave oil base ink on the rollers overnight!
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