Exciting happenings at papo letterpress !
Stay posted for upcoming events and special information.
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Paone chosen in The Print Center
93rd International Competition,
one of the most prestigious
competitions in the United States.
Esteemed jurors José Diaz, The Andy
Warhol Museum and Lisa Sutcliffe,
Milwaukee Art Museum, selected
10 finalists and 25 semifinalists from
nearly 500 international entries.
Esteemed jurors Diaz and Sutcliffe
reviewed over 2,200 images
submitted by 456 artists. Submissions
were received from 44 states and 32
The online exhibition can be found at
Fleisher Art Memorial Exhibition :
papo letterpress’ “typefaced”
debut in Philadelphia art scene
helps raise $50,000 to support
access to the arts for more than
20,000 children and adults
from throughout Philadelphia.
papo letterpress returns from
Japan to report success
on the debut of typefaced !
A presentation to native-speaking
Japanese children launched the
first experiments exploring its
visual language and confirming
the universality and depth
of its influence.
During the presentation in Kamakura,
Paone listens intently as the children
describe what they see: “sah-roo”
in Japanese, meaning monkey.
“Face of king” was also identified
as additional typefaced prints were
gifted to the young students.
In return, Paone was presented
with dozens of handmade origami
papo letterpress declares
International Letterpress Month.
This 09.18 celebrates 0.918 — and
the birthday of papo letterpress
founder, Gregory Paone. Stay tuned
for pop-up events including a debut
typefaced exhibition in our studio;
Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square.
papo letterpress travels to Japan
for the month of June !
typefaced will make its debut in
Asia by presenting to native-speaking
Japanese children — launching its
first experiments exploring the
universality of its picture language
and the depth of its influence.
papo letterpress is published
in a new book by Timothy Samara !
“Letterforms: Typeface Design
from Past to Future” showcases
rare foundry-cast and hand-carved
wood types from the collection of
papo letterpress. We are honoured by
the inclusion in this internationally
distributed hardbound volume.
papo letterpress releases initial
social media campaign !
Our planned expansion includes
facebook, instagram, pinterest,
linkedin and youtube.
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papo letterpress launches
website version 1.0 !
We are thrilled to announce our
launch of the new papo letterpress
website. Please stay tuned for regular
updates of exciting content
throughout the summer. We look
forward to your thoughts and hope
you enjoy the read.