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Rhody Gem: DWRI Typography | Providence...

By Abbie Lahmers What it is: A commercial letterpress printing shop specializing in all kinds of stationery, business cards, promotional materials (even pencils!), art prints, and much more. Where to find it: On the west side, just off Broad, find DWRI on a side street not far from Urban Greens and Asian Bakery. What makes […]

Canal Street printing house hopes to imp...

LACONIA – John Bethell knew he wanted a few things for his life after his career in the Navy. He knew he wanted to start a printing house and he knew he wanted to be part of a booming city center. It was then that Warren Thompson, his business partner and another Navy veteran, sent […]

Things to do in Spokane: April 16-23

Virtual performance of the left-wing theater on the stage: “I am my own wife” – This one-person play is a true account of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a trans woman from East Berlin who manages to survive the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German communist regime. Directed by Troy Nickerson and featuring Maeve Griffith as […]

Typography, Greeting Cards and Feminism ...

Who knew? A quiet movement has begun in the resurgence of handcrafted letterpress printing. Mixing politics, feminism and current affairs with creative, optimistic and often downright daring greeting card messaging, a network of women-owned businesses has become the voice of the small-shop typography trade. When Paper Source, a national stationery chain, filed for Chapter 11 […]