With an edition entirely illustrated by hand, The Island Whale by Anneli Skaar is a commentary on sea level rise through a collection of 9 ancient stories from around the world about whales mistaken for islands. Designed in the form of a New England whaling journal and housed in a box reminiscent of a ship’s writing desk.
A folly of words and pictures by Julie Paschkis. An alphabet of printed drawings, each page hand colored and calligraphed by the artist. Each book is unique with different words and colors.
Text and photographs by Cig Harvey. Eat Flowers is a contemporary florilegium told through a calendar of blooms. Thirteen jewel-toned original C-prints each accompanied by a letterpress printed vignette exploring what it is to feel through the language of flowers.
An artistic re-invention of Norwegian polar explorer and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen’s refugee passport for post-Great War Europe.
Two Ponds Press is devoted to celebrating and reinventing the fine art press. We curate projects with world-renowned artists to create new and exciting works of fine printing.
Our mission is to collaborate with some of today’s leading writers, artists, photographers, designers, printers and bookbinders on projects in a variety of fields. Our list of upcoming books includes poetry, children’s literature, photography, culinary arts, history and more. Original material presented in classic and modern formats will be our hallmarks.
We are rooted in the traditions of classic fine printing, but also explore the newest technologies available. Metal type letterpress, polymer plates, photogravures, wood engravings, etchings and more will all be utilized in the creation of our books, portfolios and broadsides.
Two Ponds Press also represents several other fine presses:
Sarah Horowitz of Wiesedruck
D.R. Wakefield of Chevington
Peter Bogardus of Khelcom New York
Two Ponds Press
P.O. Box 687
Rockport, Maine 04856
Tele: +1 207 236 8665
The Lone Oak Press, Abigail Rorer
Peggy Gotthold - Binder
Robert Bringhurst - Writer & Designer
Claudia Cohen - Binder
Amy Borezo/Shelter Bookworks - Binder
Katie MacGregor - Papermaker
Michael Russem - Designer
Gravity Press Experimental Print Shop
Brandon Graving - Master Printer
Wingate Studio - Printer