A while ago we did a small favor for our friend Kyle over at Baltimore Print Studios. He so kindly repaid the favor ten times over by sending us some really great gems. We love it when the world works like this. You buy lunch today – we will buy lunch another day. We wish the world worked out so well all of the time.
Firstly, they sent us an awesome Birthday announcement (of sorts) of a fold-your-own Vandercook. Pretty sweet. We wonder if anyone that received one has actually assembled it?
They also sent us some radical, hand-inked, Clean Hands Make Clean Prints, prints.
Lucky for you, Baltimore Print Studios also have an online shop. So, if you want to grab a Clean Hands Print for yourself, you can. Also, Happy Belated Birthday to Baltimore Prints!
Some time ago we posted about a split fountain adventure with Shayma Golden. Today’s split fountain action is provided by artwork from Salt Lake City tattoo artist, Tyler Densley. He is currently the November coverboy for SLUG magazine.
Tyler asked us to print the covers for his new zine, Acid Math. We printed some on a white stock and some on a silver stock. We ran it on the Vandercook Universal with a split fountain with purple and metallic silver inks. Sexy.
Contact our local friends at Copper Palate Press to get your hands on this psychedelic ephemera.
Aside from our normal edging practices (almost any uncoated pantone under the sun, almost), we recently were tasked with 2 strikingly unique edging tasks. So, you know, don’t ever be afraid to ask – maybe we can, actually, achieve your dream edging.
The first is from our friends at Big Cartel. They wanted the cards edged only so much that it coincided with the ribbon design of their card.
The next fancy edging spree comes from Fuel Marketing. They wanted a new flashier card, pretty sure flame colored edging fits that bill. Voila!
So, we’ve decided to implement a routine installment that highlights certain customer’s amazing use of our “supply your own design” option for our $95 Business Card. Not to say that any designs that come through are less astonishing, but, let’s face it – every now and again, we see a certain card that strikes our fancy. For this reason, we want to share. Maybe it will strike your fancy and inspire you to create a kick-ass design for yourself.
Our first We Love What You Do comes from design studio, NowTwist. We ventured to their site and it’s pretty great as well, no surprise.