Low-Tech Letterpress Documentary

CreativeTechs's picture

During our perpetual hunt for new creative techniques, we ran across this short movie about Firefly Press in Somerville, Massachusetts and its proprietor John Kristensen:

Firefly.mov (7.3MB QuickTime)

This quiet little documentary speaks to the craftsmanship and love of traditional design that drew many of us into this line of work years ago. Take a moment to slow down and enjoy.

sonixevo's picture


Wow that was pretty informative. The proprietor seemed slightly apprehensive of computers though, but his work is superb! Nice video, very traditional, yet still so relevant. Thanks for sharing!

grafixforlife's picture

I love this type of

I love this type of stuff...my fascination with typography grows everyday because of stuff like this!

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