MixedUse on Sep 19, 2016
sarahbaysay on Sep 15, 2016
Audrey Herbert on Sep 5, 2016
Love + Letterpress
Ruby Press is the fruit of Ruby’s long held fascination with, and admiration for, paper. The paper is hand-cut, the ink is hand-mixed, and each piece is hand-fed through antique presses with love — so that the resulting product is a work of art worthy of giving to the people you admire.
Ruby Press is a one-woman operation, started when Ruby Shadburne decided to shuck off corporate servitude and put her design education and experience to more exciting use. It all started when a couple of presses mysteriously came her way. Not one to scoff at fate, Ruby seized a hammer, remodeled her garage into a print shop, and set about practicing the craft of letterpress–printing day and night.
The sweet little shop features cabinets brimming over with old type, two turn-of-the-century presses, and loyal shop dog Hannah Banana. Sustainability is a top priority: we use tree-free and recycled papers, low VOC cleaners, and soy-based ink. Our care goes way past simple concerns: We are cautious about not creating unnecessary waste. We reduce, reuse, and finally recycle everything that comes our way.
Owner, Designer, Letterpress Printer
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Returns & exchanges
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- To communicate with you about your order
- To fulfill your order
- For legal reasons (like paying taxes)