Inky Lips Letterpress is owned and operated by Casey McGarr. He has 20 years of graphic design experience and has worked at an advertising agency and was a creative director for 9 years at Fossil. He started Inky Lips Letterpress in 2001 and has loved it ever since. Inky Lips Press has been working diligent at creating letterpress posters, letterpress invitations, and letterpress stationery.
Our Services: We letterpress print from a variety of forms; photopolymer, magnesium plates, and linoleum. Handset wood and metal type can also be part of the letterpress printing process. We can use Adobe Illustrator and Indesign files with the type outlined. Please send a pdf proof when inquiring for an estimate. Graphic Design is offered to ensure you get the best product. If you have a design, send it on and we can discuss your job and the best way to letterpress print it.
We operate a Vandercook Universal lll, Vandercook Universal l, and a Anderson Vreeland A2 Platemaker to process our photopolymer plates. We have 10 cabinets of metal and wood type and various other equipment to complete the letterpress printing process.
Jim Sherraden (black jacket), manager of Hatch Show Print stopped by with photographer Phil Hollenbeck. I've known Jim 1994. He's a great guy and a top notch letterpress printer.
Jim came to Dallas for the DSVC Student Show and presented . Phil Hollenbeck, Jim, and I hung out for a while, ate lunch, and talked about good food. Ryan (red printers apron) and I were printing the "High on Fire" poster on the Vandercook 32-28.