Sarah Bloom Studio – Letterpress Greeting Cards and Custom Stationery

Chicago-based multidisciplinary design studio

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Sarah Bloom Studio at Chicago Artisan Market - letterpress designs

Sarah Bloom Studio creates fun and funky letterpress stationery that really packs a punch! Combining modern typography design with centuries-old printing techniques offers a unique way to get your message across. Each card is hand-printed on a 120 year old platen press. Custom type-set designs leave an oh-so satisfying pillowy impression on each 100% cotton card.

Shop and support Sarah Bloom Studio at the Chicago Artisan Market in Fulton Market on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Morgan MFG (401 N. Morgan St., Chicago). Discover 100 top Chicago and Midwest artisans in food, fashion, home goods + art.

The process:
Each Sarah Bloom Studio creation starts as a digital design that is then produced into photopolymer plates that are adhered to the base of the press. The press is motor operated, but each piece of paper is hand fed. Sarah does all of the designing, ink mixing, and pre-press work herself. It is truly a labor or love, and she is so excited to share her work with others.

About the Artisan:
After years in the professional design industry, Sarah Bloom decided to shift her focus to helping small businesses establish their brands and unlock their full potential. With over 10 years of experience as a printmaker, she have an in-depth understanding of the importance of precision in creative practices. Through the fastidious process of letterpress, Sarah has learned the importance of balance between passionate design choices and precise, real-world applications. Sarah specializes in full service strategic brand design and custom letterpress stationery.

Sarah Bloom Studio
Chicago, IL
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More things to do in Chicago:
• Chicago Artisan Market – Best of the Midwest in Fulton Market and Ravenswood
Oak Brook Artisan Market – 2-Day Outdoor Market in Oak Brook, IL