Tatay’s Gift

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An adorable children’s book by Brad Woodward (Brave the Woods) and wife, Krystal Woodward is trying to find some funding on Kickstarter. Tatay’s Gift is a story about a little boy who learns from his dad that true happiness comes from a life of giving. There is also a fabulous limited edition print by Ty Wilkins being offered at the $75 pledge level. Be sure to check it out here.

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Owen Kirk Strandberg

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Just getting back to work now after welcoming our new little man, Owen Kirk Strandberg into the world early December last year. Little guy came exactly on his due date, so at least we know he’s punctual. So far, it has been a pretty amazing experience, and it’s only been three months!

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Oakland Illustrated: a Letterpress Collaboration

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The fabulous folks over at The Weekend Press have teamed up with 10 talented friends and designers to Kickstart a lovely letterpress project entitled: Oakland Illustrated: a Letterpress Collaboration. Oakland Illustrated is a letterpress tribute to the city they call home in the form of 10 three-color prints, each featuring a different experience in Oakland. I am absolutely loving the palette of these prints. Find out more and back them here!

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New Work From Mr. Cup

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Some fun new work from Mr. Cup including the new 2014 Creative Manifesto Letterpress Calendar!

Desk Space for Rent

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We have a desk space opening up for rent in the studio on October 1st. Drop me a line at katie@eighthourday.com if you’re interested. We’re looking for fun, creative professionals to work alongside!

Here are the details:
Rent for the desk space is $350 a month. Rent includes desk space, internet, electricity, security system, laser printer, storage, and meeting area. There is also a small fridge, microwave and toaster. People will also be able to get mail there, etc. It’s a good building in a good location, a lot of new agencies have moved in including Sussner Design and Imagehaus. We are offering both 3 and 6 month lease options. Person must be OK with dogs. The space would be available October 1st.