press charming is a small studio located in birmingham, al specializing in letterpress design and printing. letterpress is a form of relief printing where the image is pressed into the paper with metal type or a polymer plate, making an impression you can see and feel. owner jenny barry refurbished an old vandercook press and she's been printing ever since. she studied at the university of alabama and graduated with an mfa in book arts. she also holds a bfa in studio arts from the university of alabama at birmingham, concentrating in graphic design and printmaking.

photo by joe tankersley

photo by joe tankersley