Grafica Fidalga Letterpress Video

Craft & Design

Cool Hunting Video got up close and personal with the three men who run Grafica Fidalga, a printing press in São Paulo, Brazil. They use a machine from 1929 using hand-cut wooden letters. The way the machine works is mesmerizing.


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6 thoughts on “Grafica Fidalga Letterpress Video

  1. Isabela says:

    I’m brazilian, from San Paolo, and I’m really satisfied to see stuff from my city appearing at global a blog like Craftzine.
    San Paolo is soo big and plural that even I don’t imagine all things that the city have to offer. This video was new stuff for me.
    Sometimes I think the underdevelopment has its few benefits, like the maintenance of thinks from the past, as we can see at Grafica Fidalga.

  2. Ugly says:

    This is beautiful. It is wonderful to see people that love life.

  3. Teresa p says:

    Thanks for posting this Becky! So lovely. Cool Hunting did a beautiful job.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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