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Next time you need something printed in SoCal… Aardvark Letterpress: this place is like a mini museum. I stumbled upon it a few blocks from my apartment this weekend. In the words of Richard Harrison, “MacArthur’s Park”.

3 thoughts on “Letterpress

  1. As a contrast to the immediacy and flexibility within WordPress or “the blog”, it makes me consider my relationship to the word and how mediums for delivery may not change it.

    1. It’s difficult to imagine blogs ever attaining the kind of romantic gloss now associated with movable type presses and other early examples of mechanical reproduction. All that metal and grease lent to the task of recreating ideas. Though the alternative is, I suppose, even more implausible.

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