This abstract image is composed of metal and wood types, set by hand one character at a time. Each printed layer is designed in the moment, a reaction to the one before it, all while the ink is still wet on press.
The type characters used in this print spell the word “Portland,” a city in Oregon. The order in which the letters were printed are: A O T L N P R D
Designed & letterpress printed by Amy Redmond on French paper in an edition of 12, using a Colt’s Armory platen press.
SIZE: 8x10 inches