Letterpress digital services and materials


Photopolymer platemaking: The Bieler Press has provided photopolymer platemaking to the contemporary studio letterpress community since 1995. Offered are professionally processed premium-grade plates for today’s popular bases. For further details go to Photopolymer Platemaking Service.

Bunting magnetic bases: The Bieler Press is a manufacturing representative and distributor of the industry standard Bunting Magnetic Cerface™ Flat Base for Bunting Magnetics Co. The crème de la crème.

Monograph on photopolymer platemaking and letterpress printing with digital type: The Bieler Press was the publisher of Printing digital type on the hand-operated flatbed cylinder press, the seminal manual on letterpress printing with the photopolymer plate process (first published in 1998, it went through several print editions). Copies of early editions are still available (click on title above). Still considered the definitive manual on the process, the fifth edition is available from publisher Chatwin Books, Seattle, as well sold by The Bieler Press.