Open Love Letter: Katie Couric

(Image of Peter bossing us around in the morning.) A lot of things happen when I’m not here on Monday.   Like when Peter listens to a Podcast:   and decides to make us print these:     Which later results in this:   Hey @katiecouric, we thought you might…

Video: An Exercise in Letterpress Frustration

A quick peek behind the scenes. Most printers like to act like everything is happening smoothly and without hiccups in the back. However, the reality is sometimes the opposite. Letterpress printing is a form of art, and most art requires colorful language to lubricate the process. In this video, Carl is fighting the…

Meet Your Maker: Ben Webster

The Man of ‘Man’date Some of you may be familiar with our fearless leader, and some of you may have missed the memo. This week in bloglandia, we decided to take awkward photos of Ben and ask him some questions about himself that have nothing to do with The…

Gold Foil on Our Minds

I was perusing the Communication Arts annuals this past week looking at the rad stuff you folks have been creating out there. I was blown away with how much gold foil is out there right now. We have certainly seen an explosion in its use on our estimate form in the…

New Online Letterpress Calling Cards

2 New Letterpress Calling Cards. We have good news!  We’re adding two new members to the family of our online, small batch $95 cards! If you aren’t familiar with our online cards, now is good time to get acquainted. In addition to our custom print work we offer some great…

Publik display of affection.

Quality over quantity. In case you didn’t see our post the other week about about The Division Gym, we made the decision to start using our blog as a venue to talk about clients we have a major crush on. One of those clients is Publik. Publik Coffee was established in…

Letterpress coasters with the mosters.

In addition to the sweet custom letterpress business cards that we crank out daily, we also specialize in a number of other things. One of those being coasters. (The others being notecards, invitations, posters, greeting cards, hugs, open mouth kisses etc… you get the idea.) Coasters 101: Coasters have…

Laughin’ Just to Keep from Cryin’: New Work by Carl Carbonell – 01/14/17

Please join us January 14th as we host an art show at The Mandate Press, featuring new work by our beloved pressman and very talented printmaker Carl Carbonell. Prints available for purchase at the show. 7-10 PM 1077 S. Main St. Salt Lake City, UT 84111  

Massive Dump Sale – Until January 13th

It’s that time of year. ATTENTION LOCALS!!! We’re cleaning out our overflowing hoard of Holiday/Birthday/Greeting/Thank You/Get Well cards. Get them while supplies last. Now until January 13th, at The Mandate Press. Prices starting at $.50, with some awesome bundle discounts on some of our most popular stuff. Come down…

Letterpress Meets Bench Press: The Division Gym

We finally went to the gym. One of the many reasons we got the blog back up and running recently, was to highlight awesome businesses and individuals that we get the opportunity to work with. This post will go live as you’re crawling out of bed and recovering from your raging…