Ink & Paper
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 9:34AM

In 1929, there were 42 letterpress printers and 17 paper companies in downtown Los Angeles. Now there is one of each. This video by Ben Cloudfoot provides a lovely portrait of Aardvark Letterpress and McManus and Morgan, Inc., neighboring shops that are doing their best to hang on. "We have an electrical issue". A very worthwhile 9:11 minutes for your Friday. Best full screen. [NOTE: I am a big fan of letterpress and paper media (see Letterpress, Center For Book Arts, and A Bow of Gratitude, and I am very grateful for what these two men are doing ].
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