Cathie Ruggie Saunders, director 

SAIC Type Shop School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Fully-equipped letterpress shop in which students of the The School of the Art Institute of Chicago take beginning through advanced classes.

Students design and produce visual communication, with emphasis upon the integration of letterpress with materials, structure, and content within visual/verbal formats such as single sheets, traditional books, artist’s books, and 3-D sculptural multiples.

Equipment includes 300+ typefaces, five Vandercook cylinder proof presses, two C&P presses, and a Sigwalt.

image: SAIC Type Shop

SAIC Type Shop