Summer letterpress class hard at work

July 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Summer letterpress class hard at work

(photos by Laura Smith Daniels)

Assistant Professor Suzanne Powney has been keeping her students busy in her letterpress course this summer.

At Mississippi State, the letterpress is specific to the graphic design program. Letterpresses are used to print textured designs, generally on invitations or posters, and these kinds of prints were common throughout the country until the 1960s when the industry moved to offset printing.

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