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Wood Type for Beginners

Petrescu Press recently had the pleasure to take part in a project with Julie Bellier and Catherine Staebler, from Atelier bipoint, and may have very well created the very first set of wood type for beginners. The idea belongs to the two French designers, and came from the necessity of making letterpress printing more accessible […]

Questa Grande Project

This summer Petrescu Press was contacted by Mr. Thomas Gravemaker who leads Letterpress Amsterdam for a wood type project. It involved the bringing together of typeface designers, the wood type maker and letterpress printer for a first time in modern times. The typeface is Questa Grande, from the Questa font superfamily, these are some of […]

Wood type and Letterpress in Heraldry

This is a letterpress project developed by Petrescu Press, that for several reasons, we decided to take the time and write about; these are some of them: – the entire project is started from scratch, the design that was first to be conceived, with the wood type made after; – the design is made so […]