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Layin' down ink and love, baby.

somersault into love somersault into love

You’re not typical, so why would your wedding invitations be? Custom invitations, menus, stationery and more — Somersault has your big day covered.

inside the letterpress studio inside the letterpress studio

We are a modern letterpress shop. We are not a for-the-trade print shop and we are not hobbyists. This is what we do all day, every day. We live and breathe letterpress, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

eat, sleep, create, repeat eat, sleep, create, repeat

The creative dept. is the right-brain of the business. New ideas and products are constantly being printed up, so stop by the shop and see what’s taking shape.


wedding suite: gatsby

wedding suite: gatsby

Posted on May 6, 2014 in invitations, wedding

If Daisy Married Gatsby. The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. Beside towering champagne flutes of bubbly. In a great hall dripping with blooms. When Prema and Javier came to us with the concept of their wedding, we were immediately transported to all things gold and grandiose for the invitation. Their only stipulation: no silver. Easy. We […]

just because…

just because…

Posted on May 1, 2014 in gift tags

Most of our ideas stem from drinking wine. We should probably be more alarmed than we are, but that’s a story for another time. When we set about creating this set of gift tags, we really delved into reasons why people do the things they do – whether it’s buying apology flowers, edible chocolate panties, […]

letterpress in motion

letterpress in motion

Posted on May 1, 2014 in studio, the team, videos

There are talented people, and then there are over-the-top, you-can’t-touch-this, out of this world talented people like the team of individuals who created this really cool video of our work in the studio. We couldn’t be more excited to share this with everyone. Thanks to our great friends Mark at TwentyNineThirtyEight, and John at Dog […]


The grease and the gears.

Mitch Hanson –

The heart and hum of the studio is under the watchful eye and ink-stained hands of Mitch where he keeps the Heidelberg Windmills busy with day-to-day print projects, foiling and larger runs.

hails from: NW Montana
in a past life was:
heavy equipment operator, Caesar’s Palace cabana boy, glass installer, bounty hunter, paper salesman, print salesman
can’t live without:
golf, wine + whiskey

- Mitch Hanson –
An In-Depth Look

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For a absolutely dreamy look at
Somersault Letterpress in action, check out this awesome video created by our talented friends at:
Dog and Pony Studios

- An In-Depth Look
Amy Pienta

The creative brain belongs to Amy, who when not sketching out daily designs or driving Mitch crazy with new ideas, also keeps the hand-fed Chandler + Price Craftsman spinning.

hails from: NE PA
in a past life was:
artist + printer’s daughter, a better doodler than painter, stripper (the film negative kind!), graphic designer
can’t live without:
pencils, wine + bacon

- Amy Pienta