Nick Baute of Hound Dog Press shares with us the history of letterpress and it’s impact in our culture.

Our speaker at the March 2015 CreativeMornings/Louisville was Nick Baute of Hound Dog Press.

About the speaker

Owned and operated by Nick Baute and Robert Ronk, Hound Dog Press is a full service letterpress shop located in Louisville, KY. We specialize in unique invitations, business cards, stationery, greeting cards and art prints. Our products are all printed on cast iron presses that date from 1892-1960. We continue to handset metal and wood type and hand carve linoleum blocks to create our one of a kind prints and cards. Nick and Robert met at the University of Kentucky where they both earned their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking. They teamed up in 2008 to open Hound Dog Press and have been doing commissions under the name ever since.

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