Letterpress Smackdown

Join AIGA Cleveland and AIGA Pittsburgh as they compete head-to-head in a live-action letterpress competition!
Here’s how it will all go down. Teams of two designers representing each city will face off with a box of letterpress elements to create the most awesome poster possible in a limited amount of time. Once the clock runs out, their designs will be posted on Facebook and voted on by the public. By the end of the day, one city’s team will be crowned letterpress champion!


The battle is slated for Saturday, November 17th from 1-4 p.m. in neutral territory at the Cranky Pressman in Salem, OH. If you’ve got the letterpress skills and you’re interested in being drafted to the team, contact events@cleveland.aiga.org for more information.

Spectators can also register to tour the arena (a fully-functioning letterpress studio) and engage in face-to-face or social media trash-talking. Snacks will be provided, and feel free to bring a six-pack of your favorite local beer to share (just no tailgating in the parking lot).

So Clevelanders, put your game faces on (and your favorite Cleveland jersey) and help us bring a championship to our city!

Register to attend or follow along with the action and vote at facebook.com/LetterpressSmackdown.


When & Where
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Cranky Pressman
150 Penn Avenue
Salem, Ohio 44460