our cotswoldbased studio
Our vintage inspired studio is home to the beautiful ‘Marigold’ and ‘Mable’
our Heidelberg 10 x 15 Windmills.
A Vintage Inspired Studio
Our vintage inspired studio is home to the beautiful ‘Marigold’ & ‘Mable’ our Heidelberg 10 x 15 Windmills. Both of our precious presses are true works of art and are fondly maintained and cared for in order to safeguard their original condition and heritage.
Although the two presses both produce exquisite letterpress pieces of all shapes and sizes, they have a fe differences. Marigold is out and out letterpress where as Mable has been converted to run both letterpress and hot foil. The Heidelberg windmill is a fully automatic press, it has two main arms which do a full 360 degree rotation (hence the windmill in the name) where the paper is collected, printed and delivered in one movement. Once your letterpress treats have been printed, we need to trim them down to size. To help us do this we call on the services of our guillotine ‘Fred’. Production of these machines started in 1825.
Here at Cherry Press we mix all of our inks by hand using the Pantone colour scale and all of our super-thick boards are sourced from sustainably managed forests.
We hope you enjoy our website and our letter-pressed goodness – look forward to hearing from you soon.