That’s Impressive: promoting letterpress

That’s Impressive is a set of promotional letterpress postcards created by Kerr Vernon Graphic Design in collaboration with Glasgow Press…

What graphic designer can resist the tactile charm of a letterpressed project? We just received a promotional pack from printers Glasgow Press (designed by Glasgow-
based graphic designer Kerr Vernon) and simply had to share it…

Packaged in a wax-sealed bellyband and housed in a  card folder, the five letterpresses postcards within the package feature lyrics from songs by some of Vernon’s favourite Glasgow-based bands.

“Everything was printed on duplex GF Smith colorplan, except the Frightened Rabbit postcard which was printed on triplex,” explains Vernon of the thick, colourful and layered stock the postcards are printed on.

To get a hold of a That’s Impressive pack, please contact glasgowpress.co.uk

See more of Kerr Vernon’s work at kerrvernon.co.uk

To see the first collaborative letterpress mailer created by Vernon for Glasgow Press in 2010, see our post from November 2010 here


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