Title: The Thirst of Things, by Alberto Ríos (2017)

Artist / Printmaker: Amy Redmond

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press

Size: 8 x 10 inches

Poetry broadside designed with handset metal type and letterpress printed using a Colt’s Armory platen press.

This was created as part of a collection of poems housed under the theme of “water” and assembled in a handmade portfolio, titled Spinning Down to Clear Water.

The limited edition set was created in collaboration with Copper Canyon Press and the School of Visual Concepts, under the leadership of Ellie Matthews.

To view the entire portfolio, refer to the Copper Canyon Press Broadside Register (pages 104–114).

Amada Press is the private letterpress studio of Seattle visual artist and designer Amy Redmond. The main focus of her work is on handset typography using metal and wood type. Amy offers letterpress classes for beginning and advanced students through Partners in Print and teaches typography at the School of Visual Concepts. Her professional design work can be viewed on AmyRedmond.com.

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April 2, 2017