Print Shop Tour with DWRI Letterpress

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Join DWRI Letterpress for an introduction to letterpress printing. You’ll get a tour of our shop and an in depth history of letterpress printing from inception to modern techniques. DWRI Letterpress is also home to two typecasting machines; you’ll get to see the machines create fresh type!

These events are being recorded and photographed. By attending, you give your consent to be photographed, filmed, taped, and/or recorded.


Dan Wood

DWRI Letterpress

DWRI Letterpress was founded in 1992 by Dan Wood with a printed bar mitzvah invitation. Dan has over 20 years of experience in the commercial print world starting in offset shops and working his way up to his own shop with 12 press and counting. He studied history at McGill University in Montreal and graduated from RISD in 1994.

Lois Harada

DWRI Letterpress

Lois Harada joined the shop as a part time press hand in 2011. She is now the Manager, handling clients, design work, and the shop’s production schedule. Originally from Utah, she settled in Providence after graduating from RISD in 2010.

Hope Anderson

DWRI Letterpress

Hope Anderson joined the shop in 2013 after graduating from RISD. In addition to masterfully printing nearly every job that comes through the shop, Hope is a talented illustrator and animator.