After our trip to Stockholm, we thought we would post about the amazing Weekday, Storemade t-shirt editions. A wonderful idea where the shirts and prints are done live in front of the customers on the shop floor each week. 52 weeks in a year, 52 t-shirt designs. What a dream!
Our kind sponsors Speedball are looking for a printmaker to demonstrate live screen printing at a large trade show in January 2012. You will be compensated for your time. If you are interested in getting more information about this, send a few samples of your work and tell us why you think you would suit the role to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Printshop is a screen printing press set up in January 2011 by Tom Pratt and Oliver Shaw of Catalogue. As well as graphic design they are also exceptionally passionate about screen printing and set up the press to offer the service at an affordable rate. They screen print everything by hand using exclusively water-based inks.
Catalogue Library is an independent publishing platform for artists and designers started by Catalogue. The project embodies the idea that zines should be a quick representation of a subject or idea. This ethos is carried through into the production of their zines, printed with basic materials and made by hand. They print zines with a Black & White HP Laserjet 5000n A3 Printer and a Risograph TR1510.
VE is a London-based publisher of “great looking stories”, it is run by Anna Gerber and Britt Iversen. These two creatives together have a wealth of experience. Anna is an author, teacher and practitioner in Graphic Design and Britt has work for 9 years at the incredible Mother London. Lovely stuff.
You know when you find that gem on the internet that you want to share with the world. Well that it what I just did. It’s not the easiest site to navigate around but it is well worth every click to see every miscellaneous 60’s and 70’s California concert posters and handbills.
Zwölf have their own screen printing workshop where they can print up to A0 format which allows them to produce small batches in large sizes. They have been running since the year 2000 and their primary work has been in poster design, as well as in developing packaging, books and exhibitions, scenographic work in film and television and corporate consulting on design questions.
Whiteduck are a screen printing business based out of Bath. They’ve worked with some of the best guys in the design game and should be on your list when thinking about getting large runs of stuff done that you just can’t do yourself.
Nick is a Sheffield-based designer working in Editorial, Advertising, Animation, Branding, Identity, Typography, Interiors, and Apparel. This aside he has a lovely portfolio of screen printed items.
Article Works is a design and publishing agency who make magazines, books, websites, visuals and put on events.
Here is as a great example of simple, clean graphic design. I am particularly in love with the stripes and polkadot editions. A very limited print run of these tees hit the stores shelves on 13th August so I’m not sure how many will be left available. I want one!
Mengsel is the name behind Luzelle van der Westhuizen’s illustration and hand pulled screen prints. Mengsel is the Dutch and Afrikaans word for mixture. Her work is inspired by geometric and hand-drawn patterns, as well as African and Scandinavian design. Using traditional silkscreen printing methods, the result is colourful, bold and sometimes whimsical.
Founded in late 2010 Primitive Press is a London based, graphic design and screen printing studio specialising in the production of hand printed products.
Here is the new screen print collection by Hermit Editions entitled ‘Four Floods’. A selection of artists were given a restricted palate and an open brief to make the most of the silk-screen printing process. The exclusive collection was produced in house using eco-friendly water-based inks on quality GF Smith 300gsm paper.
Some classic prints available at The Print Studio. The London Police—still relevant. Go.
Keep Calm Gallery was established in January 2007 by Lucas and Hayley Lepola, now a husband and wife team! The site was born out of their passion for typography in poster design, British heritage and the medium of screen printing.
Von is the London based artist behind the award winning studio HelloVon and online gallery/store ShopVon. He has recently released SEMBLANCE 02 as a limited edition screen print which comes with a free Risograph print. Amazing stuff.
Damien Poulain is a french graphic designer and art director who has lives in East London where he founded his practice in 2003. Specialising in print-based projects including books‚ small-run publications and record sleeves Damien Poulain also creates posters and other communication imagery for art galleries‚ fashion designers and music labels.
Pop Up Projects presents 20 of the best artists from around the world, producing some of their best art work available exclusively from the site. Each artist comes from a different background. Some are illustrators, graffiti artists, digital gurus, all are uber talented!
Hannah Waldron is a freelance illustrator and printmaker/designer based in south-east London. She studied Illustration at Brighton University and upon leaving was awarded the Gerald Dennis prize for Printmaking. She has some lovely prints indeed.
“Zookimono” is a limited edition art print project founded by Yudit and Chris in 2009. Every art print and poster at Zookimono is hand screen printed in their studio located in Southern France. They collaborate with artists from all over the world to create their own range of limited edition prints.
Here is a really well illustrated guide to screen printing using a hand cut stencil before exposing each layer. Also some pretty ingenious registration tabs.
Anthem Screen Printing is run by Dave Philips and David Walker in the SF Bay Area. Their online store has some amazing features available for worldwide delivery‚ including a full bespoke printing service and you can even order screens with your artwork pre-burned onto them.
Chuck Sperry is a San Francisco based artists who runs The Firehouse Kustom Rockart Company alongside Ron Donovan. His work holds that essence of what screen printing is all about. Super good.
HEUBERGER – London based print collective who produce low edition publications, prints and t-shirts.
LANDFILL EDITIONS is an independent publisher run by Hugh Frost based in London releasing Comics, Zines, Prints, Short Fiction and Science-Fact since Winter 2009.
Matthew Haysom is a graphic designer from Bournemouth now working in London. He likes simplicity‚ paper‚ typography‚ minimalism and drinking tea.
Women, psychedelia, nostalgia and nature remain at the heart of Rachel’s work, which is often created using collage or pen and ink then translated into a screen print. She has also started creating some amazing tattoo designs. Go take a peek.
After a severe lack of blog posts, we kick this week off with the amazing work of OBEY. A massive name in the street art and print world. Have a look through these 16 pages of print archives by Shepard Fairey. Very good indeed.
Bongoût is a Berlin-based space which is run by artists. They have an amazing shop in Mitte and also a screen print studio called Re:Surgo! Totally amazing stuff.
Le Cagibi is a collective of 10 artists who run a bookshop‚ gallery and silkscreen workshop in France. The bookshop-boutique introduces independent editions‚ artist books‚ silkscreen and more. Le Cagibi is a place of exhibition but also especially a place of production. In their cellar‚ they invite artists from any region to a workshop where they can learn new skills and techniques.
Topsafe acts as the agent and primary dealer of all original works by Roid & Horfe alongside other emerging artists. They began as an online screen print gallery and are now expanding their network of young creatives. Have a browse through their T-Shirts in collaboration with Vans. Very cool.
This site is devoted to building a history of late 20th century radical and community printing collectives in the UK; the poster collectives, the service printers and typesetters, the print resource centres.
Tiny showcase is the brainchild of an American duo – each week a new piece of tiny artwork is turned into a limited-run print with a percentage of the money from each print sold donated to a charity chosen by the artist. Nice.