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Print historian, poster archivist, and former Inkworker Lincoln Cushing spoke about Bay Area political and countercultural print shops from the 1960s to the present.

This illustrated talk, RED ALL OVER, sponsored by the American Printing History Association’s NorCal Chapter,  happened Thursday, April 3, at the SFPL’s Koret Auditorium (100 Larkin, SF) at 6 p.m.

Check the SFPL’s website for a transcript of the event:

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SF Center for the Book’s latest catalog


Inkworks Press is pleased to be printing this gorgeous catalog for the SFCB’s upcoming Mail Art exhibition! The SF Center for the Book is the Bay Area’s premier letterpress printing and book arts workshop studio. This clever cover collage was executed by Maureen Forys of Happenstance Type-O-Rama, an Oakland-based design firm.

Consider using Inkworks for your catalogs, books, chapbooks, etc., in quantities from 5 to 50,000. Give us a call or email now!




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2014 calendars!

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Vegetable lovers, take note… this mouthwatering Farmers Market calendar featuring delectable watercolors by David Johnson and sensuous recipes by Leslie Stiles was printed on our eco-friendly four-color DI press using vegetable-oil based inks.

And it’s not too late to get your 2014 calendar printed…  give us a call at Inkworks Press today!




INKWORKS PRESS POSTER BOOK, “Visions of Peace and Justice”

Now just $10.00* through December 31!

Get a jump on your holiday giving… our gorgeous and provocative book of posters from the Inkworks Press archives is on sale through December 31, 2013, for just $10 (*plus tax and shipping)!

When you call, email, or just come in, let us know you saw it advertised on our website!


While you’re at it, order your holiday cards, envelopes, and/or notecards now at a 30% discount (maximum discount $200, good through 12.31.13). Just give us the code “winterdiscount” to qualify.

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Amazon Watch: Celebrating 16 years of struggle

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Inkworks Press just finished printing Amazon Watch’s lush and beautiful Annual Report: Amazon in Focus.

Amazon Watch is an organization that has been working for 16 years now to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. They partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon’s ecological systems.

We support their mission and are proud they chose us as their printer!

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Alliance for Climate Education: Bookmarks!


Inkworks Press just printed 40,000 beautiful bookmarks for an award-winning nonprofit, the Alliance for Climate Education.

This organization is dedicated to educating American high school students about the science behind climate change, and inspiring them to get out there and do something about it!

Consider printing your bookmarks using best environmental practices and the highest post-consumer waste content recycled paper at Inkworks Press today.



Congratulations Littoral Press!

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Congratulations to Lisa Rappoport of Littoral Press on the upcoming publication of Littoral’s latest in a series of poetry books!

To celebrate their growing list of authors, Littoral Press hosted a well-attended reception and reading on Friday, August 9, at the SF Center for the Book. It was a resounding success!

Consider publishing YOUR book of poetry, prose, recipes, short stories, murder mysteries, political manifestos, etc., today at Inkworks Press!

We can accommodate runs from 10 to 10,000, from short chapbooks to lengthy tomes. Just give us a call at 510.845.7111!



A big thank you from ERA!

We appreciate everything [Inkworks Press] did to make our luncheon special!”

The nonprofit Equal Rights Advocates has long fought for women’s equality. They recently held a luncheon celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, and they asked Inkworks Press to print their event program.

The luncheon was a tremendous success! According to their director, “You are the best!”

Glad we could help support ERA and their mission — that’s our job. And we’re ready to help you with your business or personal printing needs as well. Just give us a call at 510.845.7111 now!



Farmers’ Market calendar wins VMA award!

susan-award2Hardscratch Press’ delectable Farmers Market Lovers’ 2013 Calendar, featuring David Johnson’s mouthwatering watercolors, won a silver medal for quality printing in the most recent VMA awards!

Consider getting your 2014 calendar printed here at Inkworks Press today! We are happy to produce your full-color business or personal calendars for you, as many or as few as you need.

Just give us a call at 510.845.7111, and we will be happy to help you!





We just printed these gorgeous brochures for Oakland Food Connection, a grassroots group dedicated to promoting nutritional awareness and access to healthy, affordable food for the people of Oakland.

Our sister shop, Design Action, put these eye-catching brochures together, and they look fantastic!

We’d love to print YOUR brochures!

Whether you need just 25 or 25,000, we are ready to support your organization. Give us a call, send an email, or just place an online order today!