Letterpress Printing In DC

Old City Press is a Northern Virginia (Old Town Alexandria) letterpress printer and commercial workshop. We not only teach letterpress workshops, we also offer full commercial letterpress printing and small scale offset printing. We can take on any job whether it be just one poster to hundreds of letterpress business cards to thousands of signs.

Our commercial letterpress program is great for companies, and individuals who are wanting take their personal stationery or business collateral to the next level. If you have never seen a letterpress business card, then you are missing out. If you have your own design, then great! If you don’t, then we can help create you an amazing design!

We also have a designer program which allow design companies, and other creative folks the ability to sell letterpress to their clients. If you want to offer our printing services to your clients but don’t want them to know we are doing the printing. No problem, our lips are sealed. We even teach letterpress press and offer press rental in case you wanted to crank out your own designs.

We have nine letterpress machines to include two products C&P presses, a Vandercook, a 60 watt laser cutter, and a photopolymer plate maker. Our equipment can handle any project from a 3×5 business card to a 24×24 poster. Since we make design plates right on site we can keep the cost down and speed up the processing time.

The easiest way to get a quote is to just email a submission or call. In a few minutes we can give you an accurate idea on cost and timeframe.

A quote can depend on a few things:

  1. Do you have design files already? Or do you need designs created?
  2. What type of paper do you want? Fyi, the thicker the better, but also more expensive. We can help you decide. If you have happen to have your own paper, then let us know and maybe we can use it.
  3. Any special request.