Arianna has long been fascinated with letterforms, the urban landscape and recontextualization. On the surface Paper Jam Press is a no frills approach to poster design. Working strictly with gothic wood type, black ink and a Vandercook letterpress, she prints five to seven word phrases of what she calls words to live by. A closer read reveals these phrases, when stripped down to their most essential, blossom into powerful mantras, bolstering us all toward certainty.
USE YOUR WORDS is printed by Paper Jam Press for Counter Type. These are trying times and we must RESIST.
Like us, Orland has long loved letterforms. She fuses her fondness for typography with her raw design talent and a fascination with re-contextualization. Working exclusively with gothic wood type, black ink, and a Vandercook letterpress, she prints short phrases on crisp cotton paper for Paper Jam Press. Pared down to their essence, hand-rendered in bold black-and-white, these phrases become what Orland calls “words to live by”—powerful, motivating mantras. In the case of today’s edition, a crucial, empowering mandate worth repeating ... Read more on the blog!
+ Each piece is hand-pressed to order by the artist. Because of this, orders may require a longer shipping timeline than usual.
+ The paper is sized 14.75" x 10.75". The size of the words on the page are approximately 7.5" x 7.5".
+ All orders for this edition are final sale and not eligible for discount or return.
Somerset Mouldmade 100% Cotton Printmaking Paper and Rubber Based Ink