LetterMpress™ is a new iPad application that gives users the virtual experience of working with the vintage letterpress wood type, art cuts, and printing press techniques. For those who love paper, printing and ink, this new app is a must download.
We first learned of this great little tool on the Neenah Paper blog, Users will enjoy an experience that includes selecting and placing the wood type and carved block imagery on the press bed, mixing your colors and the delight of “hand-cranking” the vintage Vandercook letterpress to print upon the printed page.Check out this short video showing hand-typesetting, printing press action, color inks, paper color choices, sharing via email and facebook.
And if you are looking for the perfect paper to print your next letterpress job on, select one from Millcraft's assortment of beautiful, toothy, text and cover papers. You can request sample sheets from our online sample studio.