Book and Publication Arts


The book and publication arts program is uniquely situated in the Black Rock Press — a working museum environment with book and print equipment that spans the centuries. Antique presses are used alongside modern digital tools and software.

  • Two Vandercook Universal I letterpress printing presses
  • Vandercook 4 letterpress printing press
  • Vandercook 219 AB letterpress printing press
  • Heidelberg Windmill
  • Chandler & Price Old Style 8x12 platen press
  • 1837 Super Royal Columbian hand press
  • Washington hand press
  • More than 100 cases of metal and wood type
  • Anderson Vreeland photopolymer platemaker
  • Hollander Beater and other papermaking equipment
  • iMac computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software
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