Art Direction + Design

AMY REDMOND :: SEATTLE

Art Direction + Visual Design

With 20 years of experience in agency and studio settings, Amy thrives on variety, detail, and the satisfaction of a job well done. She’s produced digital and print work for corporate and non-profit clients including Amazon Kindle, Beechers Foundation, Chronicle Books, Microsoft, The Common Acre & YMCA.

A confident leader, she works well under pressure with a positive attitude, able to direct a project from its planning stage to delivery.

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Letterpress Printing

To keep her creativity refreshed, Amy balances digital design with time in her Seattle letterpress studio, Amada Press, focusing on handset typography using metal and wood type.

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She also teaches letterpress classes and team-building workshops at the School of Visual Concepts. To arrange a custom letterpress workshop for your group, please contact the school at 206-623-1560.

Events

11.01.18 :: INTERVIEW
01.04.19 – 01.28.19 :: GALLERY EXHIBITION

Letterpress: Making Impressions
(The Art Project; Bainbridge Island, WA)

TAP’s group invitational exhibition showcases letterpress prints by artists from the western U.S. & Canada, including Jessica Spring, Michael Hepher, Amy Redmond, Myrna Keliher, Sarah Kulfan, Jenny Wilkson, Yoshiko Yamamoto, Ellie Mathews, Katie Dean, Heidi Hespelt, Carl Youngman, Sukhie Patel, Laura Bentley and Carl Montford. {Opening reception: Jan. 4, 2019, 6–8pm}

01.14.19 – 03.01.19 :: GALLERY EXHIBITION

End of Times 3: Precious Time
(Gorecki Gallery / College of St. Benedict, MN)

This invitational letterpress exhibition was curated and coordinated by artist Mary Bruno on the theme of positivity during challenging times. My newest print Time, Left Unattended (2018), composed of handset metal & wood types, is 1 of 30 prints in this exhibition of work by contemporary letterpress printers from all over the globe. {Opening reception: Feb. 21, 2019, 5–7pm}

01.15.19 – 03.19.19 :: LETTERPRESS CLASS

Letterpress Printing Level 1
(School of Visual Concepts, Seattle)

This foundational 10-week course on the essentials of letterpress is for those who have never printed before, or are new to SVC’s print studio. This class will give you a thorough introduction to typesetting, printing, and proper shop techniques. Class meets on Tuesday nights from 6:30–9:30pm & includes access to a hosted Open Studio on the weekends.  {Register / Learn More

01.23.18 :: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Live Recording for The New Disruptors
(Ada’s Technical Bookstore & Café; 6:30–8:30pm)

The New Disruptors podcast features independent creators across all genres of artistic and commercial work. Join host Glenn Fleishman for this live interview with Seattle artists Amy Redmond, Sarah Kulfan and Demian Johnston, in which they’ll discuss how letterpress printing factors into their business practice and how it works as an artistic medium to spread ideas.  {Directions to Ada’s

 

UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration, Volume P: Print / Maker

I’m honored that my letterpress work (Amada Press) is featured alongside some of my favorite letterpress contemporaries in Janine Vangool’s latest addition to her UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration series, Print / Maker (Volume P). The book profiles designers, artists and craftspeople who use printmaking and print technology to make things for themselves and others. It includes in-depth interviews with printers, stationers, publishers, zine-makers, homeware and clothing designers through studio pictures, portfolios and sound advice from print/makers from around the world. Published October 2018 by Uppercase Magazine. {Order the book.} 


PAST EVENTS

08.03.18 :: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

TypeCon 2018: Portland

At SoTA’s 20th Anniversary Type Conference I shared how a routine inventory review of Stern & Faye Printer’s metal house face, Futura, uncovered questions about its accuracy, and why I felt compelled to embark on an adventure in conscientious type stewardship. {Learn More}

archives

Exhibitions, Publications & Speaking Engagements

An incomplete archive of gallery shows, articles, & talks related to my letterpress & design work.  {View archive}