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Starshaped Press


4636 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 103


Lincoln Square / Ravenswood


Sat, Oct 15: 10am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 16: 10am - 5pm

Photography Permitted Washrooms Available



Starshaped Press is a letterpress and design studio located in the Streamline Moderne-style Bulldog Lock Co. Building. Once a bustling area for the city's vast printing industry, Starshaped continues this tradition by focusing on printed works created with 19th and 20th century antique metal and wood type using 80 to100-year-old printing presses. For 23 years the studio has preserved the technology of the past through production, creating countless personal and client-based projects that include posters, stationery, business collateral and music packaging.

Visitor Experience

Visitors are invited to explore the studio. A working press will be set up and running so guests can see it in action and take home a souvenir print.