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marie baldys on Feb 7, 2016
I ordered two of these, as gifts, and they came quickly, each inscribed for the intended person. True to its theme of using paper to craft things, the package was lovingly put together by hand. This was a wonderful buying experience!
"Purgatory Pie Press is a sanctuary for artists, designers and typographers who are seduced by the kiss of type and the touch of metal." -Steven Heller
Purgatory Pie Press hand makes limited editions and artist books, hand setting real antique and vintage metal and wood type, printing letterpress, and hand stitching books. Artistic director Esther K Smith collaborates with founder/typographer Dikko Faust and other artists and writers. Their work is in museum collections including MoMA, Smithsonian, Cooper Hewitt, National Gallery, Walker, and the Tate. Exhibitions include Metropolitan Museum of Art and Victoria & Albert Museum. Purgatory Pie Press is one of the longest running artist/presses. http://www.aiga.org/devil-in-the-details-an-interview-with-esther-k-smith
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Esther K Smith
Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Book Stitcher
Esther K Smith wrote and co-designed HOW TO MAKE BOOKS, Magic Books & Paper Toys, and The Paper Bride for Random House. She makes limited editions + artist books with Dikko Faust and other artists and writers at Purgatory Pie Press in New York City.
Founder, Hand-typgrapher, Letterpress Printer
Dikko Faust founded Purgatory Pie Press studying with Walter Hamady at the University of Wisconsin, then moved to New York City, printing at Center for Book Arts and then moving to a studio. Dikko teaches Letterpress printmaking at SVA.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards