Old City Press merges with established web firm, Clikzy Creative

View Our Web Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, Virginia (September 2, 2014) – Old City Press & Co, local letterpress design and print studio and Clikzy Creative, a DC-based web design and development agency, have announced a definitive merger agreement to become the leading full-service design studio in the northern Virginia area. The merger with…

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How do I get my letterpress wedding invitations printed?

Do you print letterpress wedding invitations? We get a lot of request from brides and independent designers asking if we print other peoples designs including wedding invitations. Of course we do! We love letter-pressing wedding invitations. Invitation printing is one of our core services, and I would go as far as to say we are…

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Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Everything you wanted to know about Letterpress Wedding Invitations Letterpress invitations are the most formal and elegant invitations. They consist of true hand craftsmanship which dates back to the 1440’s when Gutenberg realize he wanted a way to mass produce the bible. Its the oldest form of printing and for the most part was phased…

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Documenting a letterpress poster creation using a laser cutter

I often go to great letterpress sites and watch how they hand carve linoleum and wood block to make what is called a wood cut. This wood cut is used to put on a letterpress machine and is used to create amazing handmade designs. My only problem is I am not a free hand artist…

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Letterpress Meet & Greet!

We are having a retail grand opening! We have been scouring the United States to find some of the best letterpress products and we are finally displaying them for the public! We are having two awesome giveaways, and you can come see our presses and our studio at 102 N. Fayette St. on Thursday December…

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It’s December!

We are so excited that it is finally December! We are putting finishing touches on the studio as we get ready to launch in a couple of weeks. We’re loving the chilly Alexandria days and holiday lights in Old Town. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately: We acquired two paper cutters to help with…

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On Trend: Floral Trends

We all know flowers may be scarce this time of year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a gorgeous bouquet! We love how creative brides get with limited fall resources. left {via} right {via} By adding seasonal fruits to your bouquet, you can add different textures and colors you couldn’t find in traditional florals.…

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On Trend: Beautiful Brunches

When planning the most important party of your life, it’s easy to forget about the bridal shower. We love the idea of holding the ultimate ladies brunch for your closest friends and family. sources : top left {via}, top right {via}, bottom left {via}, bottom right {via} Brunches work for every style of wedding- from…

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On Trend: Fall Weddings

We are loving this beautiful crisp autumn here in Old Town, and all the gorgeous weddings that come with it. Check out our favorite fall wedding trends: 1. Vibrant Jewel Tones We are so lucky to have such vibrant fall colors and we are seeing the most amazing color palettes pop up. Jewel tones and…

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Coming Soon!

The divider walls in our studio are up! We finally have a space that feels functional. Our Poco press is front and center, and our tabletop presses are scattered among our piles of letterpress goodies. We have a ton (literally) of lead and wood to sort through before the studio will start looking like, well,…

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