Tuesday, November 29, 2005


At Home with Letterpress

Letterpresses are becoming extinct in the face of all the new techniques that can be done today and by the alternative means of doing the same kind the easiest way possible.

The process of doing letterpresses is an art that takes more than talent and skills and time. Like all art that takes time to make, people are already shifting away from this. Who wouldn’t when there are already easy means of making letterpress that are far more effective and time saving.

The article mentioned about the dying art of letterpress. Like all things that are getting extinct and passed over by time, the good advantages that people had with them are worth considering.

Nowadays, there are still a few remaining letterpresses being used by a few. But with the rapid way that things are going, they may be gone in the blink of an eye. Try comparing. Is it better with letterpress or without it?

Letterpress has permanence written all over it. And that is not something that people see much in the world today. Especially in printing.


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