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

Artist: Amy Redmond

Size: 8 x 10 inches

Designed with handset metal type and letterpress printed using a Colt’s Armory platen press as part of a portfolio of poems housed under the theme of “water.”

The portfolio, titled Spinning Down to Clear Water, was created in collaboration with Copper Canyon Press and the School of Visual Concepts, under the leadership of Ellie Matthews.


Amada Press is the private letterpress studio of Seattle visual artist & 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 the School of Visual Concepts. Her professional design work can be viewed on AmyRedmond.com.

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April 2, 2017