Whereas fine art (such as illustration) looks inward by asking the viewer to see the artist behind the art, graphic design looks outward by asking the viewer to see the art and go do something because of it. While these two concepts overlap in places, the purpose of each is very different.
Last term, boxes were meticulously packed and labeled for either our temporary office or deep storage. Some supplies even lived in managers’ cars during the winter break. There was one item, however, that needed special attention: our 1885 Chandler & Price letterpress.
Last year, Ooligan Press entered the ranks of publishers that are certified by the Green Press Initiative. GPI is a program that rewards publishers for making the environmentally responsible decision to commit to reducing their carbon footprint according to specific benchmarks and to producing books using FSC-certified paper. The certification levels that GPI offers are […]