Retro Press – Letterpress + Print + Branding

Retro Press is a letterpress, print and branding studio based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Established by Andrew and Kirsten Basford, Retro Press delivers old school service and quality and produces beautiful bespoke stationery and printing solutions.

Andrew is a trade qualified letterpress & lithographic printing machinist who, in 2013 is celebrating 30 years working with the craft of printing.
Having run his own successful commercial offset printing operations for the past 25 years sharing the revival of the classic art of letterpress printing with his clients is a passion that this true artisan is relishing.
Affectionately known in the studio as “Mister Millimetre” his natural eye for detail is uncompromising and he is a perfectionist when it comes to each of his clients pieces. Whether a corporate run of business cards or an invitation to mark a special occasion or a one off poster, each piece is treated individually and with the precision only offered by the experience of a printer of his calibre.

As the Studio Director Kirsten is the main point of contact for all of the work through the Retro Press studio. Her passion lies in ensuring the client always comes first and that all work through the studio has her personal stamp of approval. Kirsten is also the studio’s Branding Stylist having 17 years experience developing, implementing and managing large scale marketing strategies in the retail sector and translating that experience for small and medium sized business.
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