When I moved back to Vancouver from Barcelona in 2007 I started sharing a workshop & studio with Jeremy Crowle, an artist / designer friend (it was a dream having the run of the entire four-story heritage building in Gastown…). At the time Jeremy was experimenting with old-fashioned printing presses. His work was a reaction to the pendulum swinging too far in the direction of the synthetic, computer-generated printing that began to feel a bit flat. The pages printed from the old press were beautiful because of their slight imperfections and ink splashes – you could sense that a real human hand had touched each sheet. Read more…