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ARCHIE'S PRESS

Houston Letterpress Print

Houston Letterpress Print

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"This map of Houston was made with local designer Anthony Gorrity to evoke the spirit of Houston in the fewest number of lines. We took the big sprawling city and made it easy to understand, utilizing the very handy ring road system to arrange it. If you live in the city, I highly recommend a visit to Space Montrose who have been HUGE supporters of this design practice for years. " - 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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