Cotton Letterpress has launched onto the scene of contemporary British letterpress working out of their studio in the heart of Yorkshire, Leeds. Born from a love of old print disciplines and a desire to see those skills blended with modern design and print finishing techniques. They create striking, stand-out pieces of bespoke print communication. From business cards to wedding and social stationery they also offer a commercial letterpress print service.
However Cotton aren’t new to letterpress, they are a family run business with two generations firmly rooted in print across letterpress and offset lithography. They have a deep understanding of commercial print operations but also a passion for creative print techniques. Director, Andrew Wilson said: “Having worked in print my entire life I am pleased to see a continued global love of letterpress which I consider to be one of the most beautiful forms of print production. Whether you are handing over a business card or sending out your wedding invitations, letterpress can communicate your message with a lasting impact.”
Cotton operate a number of fully restored Heidelberg Windmill presses. Director, Luke Wilson said: “The Heidelberg Windmill is the staple press within our studio. They are amazingly engineered machines that work brilliantly with contemporary letterpress practices. Offering great consistency, quality and accuracy.”