Moontree Letterpress is a small letterpress studio located in the town of Durham, Pennsylvania, situated next to the Delaware River in beautiful Bucks County. We are passionate about our work and take pride in the quality of every finished project that leaves our studio. When you work Moontree Letterpress you are supporting a small business and ensuring the preservation of a craft: the historic form of letterpress.
Letterpress printing is the ‘relief’ printing of text and image using a press with movable type or plates, in which a reversed, raised surface is inked and then pressed into a sheet of paper to obtain an image. Invented by Johannes Gutenberg, it was the usual form of printed text from the mid-15th century until the 19th century and replaced hand-written calligraphy. If you ever have the opportunity to admire a 15th Century book you will see the enduring and…
- Joined November 19, 2006