Workhorse Printmakers is a full service letterpress print shop proud to call Houston, Texas home. We use environmentally friendly soy based inks when possible.
We’re pleased to announce that our own John Earles won a Merit Award in Illustration for the cover of Rice Design Alliance’s Cite Magazine Issue 91 at the ADC Global 93rd Annual Awards. A complete list of winners can be found here.
Thrilled to have the posters we designed and printed with AIGA Houston to promote last year’s Ben Barry Talk take the Best of 2013: July- December on FPO. Big Thanks to FPO and all the AIGA Houston volunteers that turned out to print and stencil.
We recently had the opportunity to work with top-notch designer and all around great guy, Allan Peters, on the promotional poster he designed for AIGA Houston’s annual Inside Job Conference. Big thanks to Allan for the writeup on his blog. You can see some pics of the finished piece in our portfoilio or watch the incredible video of the process shot by Hakaya Productions.
Take a peek at our writeup in the October issue of Paper City, Houston! This should out in the wild now- grab a copy and give it a read.
Big thanks to the Houston Chronicle for the feature on 9/15!
For those of you not aware we’re one of Style Me Pretty’s Little Black Book Vendors for invitations! Take a look at our vendor profile for some amazing weddings that we’ve designed and printed for.
On 7/25 at 6:30 PM we’ll be giving a lecture with friends Spindletop Design and Rigsby Hull as the first installment of the Design Now- Houston lecture series. Admission is free and we’ll be discussing design, printing, story telling and just plain risk taking.
On 7/27 from 10-3 PM We’ll be on site with several presses educating museum goers on letterpress printing as part of The Museum Experience. Visitors will be able to learn about the printing process, print their own copy of our Houston By Design booklet and generally just get some ink on their hands.
Our Banned Books event with Brazos Bookstore is featured in the first issue of Under Consideration’s UC Quarterly. If you haven’t seen it yet it’s filled with page after page of the best from their Quipsologies and FPO blogs. We’re honored to be included.
By the time you read this Cite Magazine issue 91- Spring 2013 will be hitting the shelves of your favorite independent bookstore. The illustration for this was done by our own John Earles and the covers were printed here at Workhorse two color on French Poptone Spearmint. Pick one up!