About this project
COLOURFUL is a 2014 Letterpress Desk Calendar that is printed with a 50-year-old vintage platen press. It’s printed on 100% cotton, extra thick card stock. Our 100% cotton card stock is made from textile scraps, making it a tree-free eco-friendly product. Each month has a unique design, so you’ll never tire of them.
Each printed piece goes through the press twice, once for each color. The corners are then rounded with a manual die cutting machine. The calendar includes a handmade wooden stand that can be re-used for years to come.
- Each month has a unique design
- Measures 4" x 4”
- Printed on 100% cotton, extra thick 220# eco-friendly card stock
- Rounded corners
- A handmade maple stand is included
- Shipping to USA & Canada is included
I've only been able to print a small sample run of one of the months due to the high cost of printing and materials. Letterpress is a long process involving very expensive materials and often very old presses. I'd like to do a full print run before the holidays and new year.
Risks and challenges
The calendars are printed with a 50-year-old platen press. These presses were made with such quality and workmanship that they last for a very long time. Because the calendars are printed with a very old machine, the main challenge would be to make sure that the printing is consistent and that every calendar is as perfect as possible.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Absolutely! Just multiply the pledge amount by the number of calendars you want. If you live outside of the USA or Canada, please add an additional $10 for shipping.
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