Artist Feature
New North Press


By  Olivia
15th December 2014

Situated just a few minutes from the gallery, no one showcases the beauty of traditionally crafted Letterpress better than New North Press- Richard Ardagh, Graham Bignell & Beatrice Bless.

The components and techniques of print making at their Coronet Street studio have remained virtually unchanged for centuries; and it is this traditional craftsmanship, coupled with the poetry and rhyme of our beloved East End which combine to produce truly magical and timeless artworks.


New North Press's Process

The New North Press’ ‘Oranges & Lemons’ artwork is a combination of two hand made techniques. First the bell motif was screen printed, then the letter press typography was laid out and printed using traditional wood and metal type on a Victorian Albion press.


Discuss New North Press

" At New North Press, so we are very proud to keep this beautiful process alive — although for us Letterpress isn't merely an age-old craft, but a practice we are excited to advance"
The New North Press.