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ARCHIE'S PRESS

Cape Cod Letterpress Print

Cape Cod Letterpress Print

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"There are dozens of villages and towns in on the snaking shores of Cape Cod and it's hard to find a map that outlines them all clearly. Trust me, I looked. That's what we attempted to do here, giving a clear and easy topography for any newcomer looking to explore the landscape. it's really gorgeous. A collaboration with Ryan Wilson. " -Archie

ABOUT THE IDEA
Information is more fun to read when it's beautiful. These charts and maps are designed with hours of research, reassembling data into a brain-friendly aesthetic. The information is edited significantly, avoiding the "dazzle" effect which occurs when our eyes are battered with too much information. Letterpress makes it even more gorgeous.

ABOUT LETTERPRESS PRINTING
Letterpress is a very complicated and expensive printing method that I am obsessed with. All letterpress prints are slammed with 600 pounds of pressure, creating a deep, tactile texture. The ink gets embedded into the thick soft paper so it won't fade within your lifetime.

FRAMING

Your local frame shop is going to do a better job than anyone else. There's a reason this craft endures and cannot be automated: It's skilled work that is best done face-to-face in physical space.

 

8" x 8" Letterpress Print

Printed by hand in NY, NY.

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