Nicole Monforti's Profile
IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WAS LETTERPRESS........
Nestled in a basement at a small college on the North Shore of Massachusetts in 2007 Imposition Press thrived. The letterpress shop run by professor Sarah Smith was comprised of three antique presses and is where the seed that spawned so many ideas was planted.
Three years later and 83 miles down the road, in the historic mill town of New Bedford Massachusetts, the home of Headcase Press was established. The one-woman letterpress shop situated in a 100 -year-old former textile mill, is run by the printer, designer and owner Nicole Monforti, whose love of modern design and passion for history found expression in letterpress printing and jewelry made from letterpress printing materials. Marrying the old and the new, she utilizes antique metal and wood type and traditional printing methods to create modern, dynamic...
- Born on October 20
- Joined December 20, 2009