Studio

Kat Feuerstein
Owner | Mean Boss

Birthplace:
West Chester, Pennsylvania

College:
Maryland Institute College of Art
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Friday night:
Wine on the porch

If I were a font, I’d be:
Avenir


Jessica Smith
Studio Manager | Plant Hoarder

Birthplace:
Ogden, Utah

College:
Utah State University

Friday night:
Dance party

If I were a font, Id be:
Bodoni


Nathalie Cone
Graphic Designer | Wannabe Chef

Birthplace:
Miami Beach, Florida

College:
Maryland Institute College of Art

Friday night:
Changing my newborn son’s diaper

If I were a font, Id be:
Knockout


Justin Caruso
Pressman | Musician

Birthplace:
Baltimore, Maryland

College:
Maryland Institute College of Art

Friday night:
Crime fighting

If I were a font, I’d be:
Tower


Tori Baggot
Presswoman | Tree Climber

Birthplace:
Media, Pennsylvania

College:
Maryland Institute College of Art

Friday night:
Frisbee in the park

If I were a font, I’d be:
Franklin Gothic


Adam Feuerstein
Accountant | Party Dancer

Birthplace:
Buffalo, New York

College:
SUNY Buffalo

Friday night:
Boggle

If I were a font, I’d be:
Microsoft Sans Serif


Pica
Studio Cat | Exterminator

Birthplace:
The streets of Hampden, Maryland

College:
Not yet

Friday night:
Playing with the toilet water

If I were a font, I’d be:
Scrawl


8x12 Chandler + Price platen press
AKA: Bessy

Birthplace / Year:
Cleveland, Ohio / c. 1911

Adopted by us:
2003

Good for:
Printing small items and scoring

Little known facts:
I still have my original motor that was added to me when people stopped using my foot treadle. They sure don’t make ‘em like they used to.


12x18 Chandler + Price platen press
AKA: Stinky

Birthplace / Year:
Cleveland, Ohio / c. 1911

Adopted by us:
2007

Good for:
Printing everything (the workhorse)

Little known facts:
I was rescued from a dusty, musty, rusty garage in Catonsville, Maryland, which is where my nickname originated.


12x18 Chandler + Price platen press
AKA: Skinny Bitch

Birthplace / Year:
Cleveland, OH / c. 1915

Adopted by us:
2009

Good for:
Blind debossing

Little known facts:
They call me Skinny Bitch since I am the tallest and skinniest press in the studio.


10x15 Heidelberg “Windmill” platen press
AKA: Sven

Birthplace / Year:
Heidelberg, Germany / c. 1954

Adopted by us:
2013

Good for:
Die cutting, scoring, and long print runs

Little known facts:
I came to Gilah Press from a print shop in Philadelphia where they only ever used me to print red ink. I'm quite happy in my new home, where they thoroughly cleaned the red ink remnants off of me, and where I get to enjoy a rainbow of colors.


10x15 Heidelberg “Windmill” platen press
AKA: Olga

Birthplace / Year:
Heidelberg, Germany / c. 1971

Adopted by us:
2005

Good for:
Die cutting, scoring, and long print runs

Little known facts:
I am the youngest press in the studio by almost 20 years. In fact, many presses just like me are still used in modern commercial print shops.


Heidelberg “Windmill” platen press
AKA: Mr. Sparkle

Birthplace / Year:
Heidelberg, Germany / c. 1950

Adopted by us:
2014

Good for:
Foil stamping!

Little known facts:
I am a modified Heidelberg Windmill with all sorts of newfangled add-ons that allow me to perform my awesome power: hot foil stamping!