From Illustrator to Letterpress: Printing Shapes on Press


Mar 5th,

1:00pm — 3:50pm

Location: Kranzberg Book Studio

About The Workshop

Move from vector to the letterpress using the vinyl cutter to create quick, custom plates. We will have multiple presses and ink colors for you to play with layering and printing in multiples.

Cross Disciplinary Connections

Type design, graphic design, visual art, 2D design, printing,


A set of letterpress prints from quick plates you produce.


  • Ben Kiel & Becca Leffell Koren

    Ben is a typeface designer; educator at WashU in design, type, and letterform; and partner in XYZ Type.

    Rebecca Leffell Koren is a multidisciplinary designer working in publication, exhibition, and identity design. She collaborates with artists, institutions, and commercial clients among others on projects in the fields of art, culture, architecture, and education. She holds an MFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA in Communication Design from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in
    St. Louis where she is currently teaching.