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Kate Dedlow

Drive By Press

Drive By Press

PRESENTED ON SEP 17, 2015
IN LONG BEACH @ VOL 3

Drive by Press is a woodcut design and woodcut printed apparel store. Kate Dedlow shares about their carve and design process for t-shirts, posters, and accessories. 

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Wood and Steel

BY SJORS VAN BUYTEN
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 20, 2013

Sjors van Buyten shows his passion for craft and design, from his beginnings working with metals in an automotive shop, to some of his recent designs. He works primarily with metals and wood, and also enjoys incorporating light in many of his installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2013.

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Press Street - You Belong Here

BY BOB SNEAD
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Local artist and Executive Director of Press Street, Bob Snead shares the initial idea behind this organization and it’s “We Can Do It!” spirit.  In 6 minute and 40 seconds Bob compresses the 9 year history and Press Street and how it has evolved and grown. 

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From Welding to Wood to Bronze

BY RODNEY HILL
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 25, 2014

Rodney Hill, Architect and professor, discusses the results of many years of sculpting. From unintended opportunities that opened while covering design gaps in the architecture offices he worked for, he discovered a path that led from welding to wood to bronze as an avocation. He shared his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances requested by clients.

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Dead Press vs. The Fresh Prints

BY PIRMIN HAGEN
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 20, 2015

Pirmin Hagen berichtet mit seinem Bruder, auf sehr witzige Art und Weise über die gemeinsame Druckleidenschaft. Sie haben alte Druckmaschinen erworben und diese in einer Halle aufgebaut. Nun soll dem Ganzen wieder Leben eingehaucht werden. Von Letterpress über Siebdruck zu Buchdruckmaschinen bis zu Litographiepressen ist alles zu finden - wohin die Reise führt wird sich allerdings noch zeigen.

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I'd Rather Be Printing

BY J.S. MAKKOS
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

"This is the first color newspaper ever printed in New Orleans!"

In I'd Rather Be Printing from Pechakucha Night New Orleans Vol. 17, J.S. Makkos shares falling in love with antique printing presses as a youth exploring in his father’s antique shop. This helped define his passion for print making. He came down to New Orleans with a purpose to salvage the detritus and material culture of this city that was being lost in dumpsters and through a sequence of events, stumbled on a treasure trove of New Orleans history.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, October 5th, 2015.

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La Stampa in Umbria

BY GAI COPEMAN
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Gai Copeman went to Umbria in Italy where she spent time at the Tipogrtaphica Grifani Donati the oldest continuously owned family printer in Italy

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Binding and Printing

BY JENNIFER KNOWLES
@ VOL 18 ON DEC 09, 2015

The work of a print binder

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A Fledgling Press

BY MELISSA SCHLOBOHM
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Melissa Schlobohm of Fledgling Press discusses her transition from sculpture to printmaking and her love of birds, bugs and multiples.

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A Printmaking Dreamatorium

BY MARY MILLER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.