Variations can be found throughout Europe and through the Centuries. Papers like this would be printed one at a time on a hand press on hand carved wooden blocks. The block would have been inked with a thin paste-based ink, the paper laid on top, and the pressure applied would be from a barren or a muller. Our block printed papers use archival oil-based inks and are placed in a press. Essentially the process is the same, with a few alterations. They are printed by hand in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read our blog about this pattern!
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Notebooks are letterpress printed in our studio.
70# text, approx. 4x5in. 44 pages