Art of Letterpress

Join nationally acclaimed Igloo Letterpress in celebrating this 500-year old art form. Learn how to hand-set antique hand carved wooden type, discover the real difference between a “kiss” and a “bite” and explore how a variety of factors help create beautiful textures, colors and impressions. Use Igloo’s collection of type and vintage images to print your own project to take home, create your own personalized piece or hand-bind your very own journal.

Tour and Take-Home Print

6-11 people, 20 minutes, $7 each

At Igloo Letterpress, we will tour the studio, and offer an informative history of printing, our presses, and catalog of lead and wood type. Each participant will then get to pull a few prints on one of our antique presses to take home as a souvenir print, and will have time to browse in our gift shop.

12-30 people, 30 minutes, $6 each

At Igloo Letterpress, we will tour the studio, and offer an informative history of printing, our presses, and catalog of lead and wood type. Each participant will then get to pull a few prints on one of our antique presses to take home as a souvenir print, and will have time to browse in our gift shop.

30-60 people, 45 minutes, $5 each

At Igloo Letterpress, the tour will be divided into two groups, each getting the same experience in a different part of our studio. We will tour the studio, and offer an informative history of printing, our presses, and catalog of lead and wood type. Each participant will then get to pull a few prints on one of our antique presses to take home as a souvenir print, and will have time to browse in our gift shop.

 

Tour details

Minimum Tour Group: 4
Maximum Tour Group: 40
Tour Length: 1 to 2 hours
Availability: By appointment
Pricing: $5 - $20

Contact info

Beth Dekker
Igloo Letterpress
661B High St.
Worthington, Ohio 43085
beth@iglooletterpress.com
(614) 787.5528

Mindy Mace
Convention & Visitors Bureau of Worthington
777 High St.
Worthington, Ohio 43085
mindy@visitworthingtonohio.com
(614) 841.2545 or (800) 871.3070