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Posts by Hannah Barker

Meet the Artist: Q&A with Rob Chapman

Meet the Artist Rob Chapman in the Studio

Welcome to the first interview in our brand new series of Meet the Artist. In this series we are asking artists that we are working with, or have worked with, what makes them tick. Kicking us off is regular collaborator Rob Chapman. Rob’s next show in the Studio Gallery will be in June (current COVID-19…

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Letterpress: an endangered craft

Letterpress: An endangered craft

Letterpress: an endangered craft Letterpress: an endangered craft. In 2019 the Heritage Crafts Association added letterpress printing to their list of endangered crafts. This is both a good and a bad thing! Read on to find out what the classification means and how we at The Smallprint Company are working to preserve the craft of…

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The Ominous Times at National Justice Museum, Nottingham

The Ominous Times: Pixie Styx

The Ominous Times at National Justice Museum, Nottingham The Ominous Times… We had such fun at the National Justice Museum this week (as ever!). And blimey, there’s some criminals loitering around them thar streets!! Why not visit the National Justice Museum in Nottingham too? Book a letterpress poster workshop at our studio here or commission…

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Winterbourne House, January 2020

Entrance to Winterbourne Press

Winterbourne House   Winterbourne House. At the end of 2019 we were invited to work with the team in Birmingham. Winterbourne is an Arts and Crafts house and gardens that has been lovingly restored and is now open to the public. Within the grounds they have a created a press that is home to several…

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3D Virtual Walkthrough

3D Virtual Walkthrough by V21 Artspace

Enjoy a 3D Virtual Walkthrough by V21 Artspace below, which shows our space during Format19 when we welcomed The Office of Revised Futures to the Gallery Space back in March 2019. The live installation featured the work of five photography and collage artists including Lewis Bush, Melinda Gibson, Hannah Hughes, Fernando Martin Godoy and Mark…

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Wedding Stationery Trends: Letterpress

Letterpress Wedding Trends

Wedding Stationery Trends: Letterpress by Luca Henriksen Marriage may be an ancient institution and, yes, wedding traditions abound, but the way we choose to celebrate the union between two people is no less subject to trends coming and going than any other aspect of human culture. Destination weddings, wedding websites, and adult-only weddings are among…

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Consultancy Services: Winterbourne House, Birmingham

Consultancy Services: Winterbourne Press

A few months ago we were invited down to Birmingham to view the Winterbourne Press. The press can be found in the gentle, leafy suburb of Edgbaston, on a University of Birmingham campus, in the grounds of Winterbourne House. The name Winterbourne had been brought to our attention in recent times, so we were particularly…

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Wedding Stationery Etiquette – do’s and don’ts

Choosing Colours for Your Wedding Stationery – Let the Seasons Inspire You!

Wedding Stationery Etiquette – do’s and don’ts by Luca Henriksen Wedding planning is an enormous and stressful task. Most people planning one are likely to be doing so for the first time and to feel, at least during some parts of the process, that they have no idea what they are doing. One part of…

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