Matthew Furr's Profile

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The Palmetto Press — a private press producing paper goods simply for the love of the art and dedication to continuing the hand craft of letterpress. Founded in October 2009 by Matthew Furr, The Palmetto Press was born from the purchase of a Chandler & Price Pilot (OS) press. Inspired by the arts and craft movement, the press advocates truth to materials and traditional craftsmanship in producing its works of self-expression.

Furr & Friend — established in the fall of 2011, consisting of Matthew Furr and friend Joel Engelberth. Furr & Friend came to being after two Clemson University graphic students were placed in the same room with a 100+ year old letterpress, a few bottles of Sport Drink (Cosco’s Gaterade knock off) and one common goal; to print. Individually both Matt and Joel are talented printers with keen eyes for design and craftsmanship, but after combining into Furr & Friend…

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  • Male
  • Born on March 25
  • Joined December 16, 2010

Favorite materials

Crane Lettra, Mohawk Superfine, French Paper Muscletone, Photopolymer Plates, Murray Hill Bold Type, Vanson Rubber based Ink

About

The Palmetto Press — a private press producing paper goods simply for the love of the art and dedication to continuing the hand craft of letterpress. Founded in October 2009 by Matthew Furr, The Palmetto Press was born from the purchase of a Chandler & Price Pilot (OS) press. Inspired by the arts and craft movement, the press advocates truth to materials and traditional craftsmanship in producing its works of self-expression.

Furr & Friend — established in the fall of 2011, consisting of Matthew Furr and friend Joel Engelberth. Furr & Friend came to being after two Clemson University graphic students were placed in the same room with a 100+ year old letterpress, a few bottles of Sport Drink (Cosco’s Gaterade knock off) and one common goal; to print. Individually both Matt and Joel are talented printers with keen eyes for design and craftsmanship, but after combining into Furr & Friend they have become an unstoppable force producing quality paper goods that are being used to fulfill the world’s communication needs. From custom orders to festive holiday and greeting cards, Furr & Friend is here to print.

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