“This is a Printing Office” & “Old Lang Syne”

Piccolo has recently printed two A5 posters, on 100% cotton “Somerset” . THIS IS A PRINTING OFFICE are the wonderful words of Beatrice Ward, typographer to the Monotype Corporation about the unique importance of printing to civilisation, and set as a broadsheet in 1932, using Eric Gill’s Perpetua typeface. (The words are cast in bronze …

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Letterpress Round Business Cards

A recent design of round business cards, printed by letterpress has been a huge success with a local Antiques Company, who have now followed up with a second order. The cards are printed on a 750gsm white card and then die cut to 75mm in diameter. The cards are small enough to be carried in …

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Diamond Jubilee Book Plates

As a result of a request from a school in Aberdeenshire, Piccolo Press has produced some special bookplates to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.  The bookplates are in full colour with the Diamond Jubilee Logo and are printed onto a peel back sticky paper.  It is suggested that these will make …

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Correspondence Cards

Since Piccolo Press appeared in the FT Magazine issue of January 7th, we have inundated with requests for Correspondence Cards and lined tissue envelopes.  These items of stationery are already a best seller and we have a gallery of cards within our “Personal” section on our web site.

Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Special Invitations with Jubilee Logo.

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to celebrate this year,  Piccolo Press has commissioned a special hand engraved steel die to print/diestamp the Jubilee Logo in burnished gold. The die was hand engraved by an ex Engraver to the Bank of England. Piccolo Press is also able to produce the full colour version of the Jubilee …

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New Year

Best wishes to all for New Year and 2012. Whilst we are answering your emails, the Press Room does not start again until Thursday 5th January. To show you what the Piccolo Printshop looks when put to bed for the holiday I have posted a picture of the general workshop, and one of the bank …

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Stunning Christmas Card

Piccolo Press has recently die-stamped a Christmas Card for the prestigious “Carnegie Club” at Skibo Castle, in the North of Scotland. The design required two large hand steel engraved dies and was the most challenging and difficult job that Piccolo Press has ever attempted.The card was stamped onto a folded card 8.25” square with the …

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PrintWeek Award 2011

And so on Monday 24th October some 1000 persons from the UK Printing Industry were sitting down to dine at Grosvenor House, Park Lane.  Piccolo Press had been notified that they had been short listed for a print award. Tim Honnor was seated at a table at the far end of the room, trying to …

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