Union Press is a letterpress print shop and design studio located in Somerville, Massachusetts. The space was originally built to house offices and storage for the American Tube Works, established 1851 as the first proper tubing manufacturer in the US. In 1995 the Kao Design was completed with the loft being completed in 2004. Union Press was founded in 2010, specializing in handset wood and metal type and hand carved imagery. In addition to producing custom printed pieces, Union Press is involved in the local arts community through workshops, local events, and collaborations with area businesses and organizations. Through the design and production of limited edition posters, art prints, event invitations, business cards, and the like Union Press continues to preserve the craft of traditional letterpress printing.
Saturday: 10am-6pm and Sunday: 10am-6pm
440 Somerville Ave, Somerville, 02143
617-625-1615 | Not Wheelchair Accessible