Summer Letterpress Course in Denmark

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‘Slow Printing’, a summer letterpress course in Denmark

A truly unique opportunity to spend five days typesetting and printing with a small group of participants in a rural setting in Denmark.

July the 11th to 16th 2016

Thomas Gravemaker from LetterpressAmsterdam and Jens Jørgen Hansen, bogtrykker will run this Summer course from the studio that Jens has established in the small countryside town Holsted between Kolding and Esbjerg, Denmark.

You will, in a common project of a type-o-graphic book, be working with one of the largest private collections of wood and metal types in Scandinavia and printing on the well-maintained hand operated proof and lever presses.

A visual tour in the workshop can be found here.

The cost of this five-day course will be 500 € including Danish VAT. The minimum amount of participants is 6, and the maximum is 8.

We can supply you with a list of bed-and-breakfast and hotels, and the possibility exists to camp in the garden. Holsted can be reached by train as well as Billund Airport is situated only 30 km from Holsted.

Should you be interested to participating, and finding out more about our Summer Course, please send an e-mail to: Thomas at or Jens at