Express yourself with beautiful matching stationery sets, printed into tactile, fluffy uncoated paper stocks.
Letterpress printed stationery combined with thoughtful design, gives your brand the power to captivate at every touch point.
Design that represents you.
Whether it’s corporate or personal fine stationery, the design of your stationery represents you and your brand. Letterheads, note cards, with compliments slips or envelopes – Create a matching set that captures how you and your brand looks and feels.
Alternatively, have your stationery designed by The Distillery. As brand and design specialists with a passion for tactility, we have the know-how to position your brand with strength.
Nothing says you like personalised stationery. With a classic old-school confidence, letterpress printed stationery is your unique way to correspond. The perfect way to communicate with thoughtfulness and a personal touch.
The finest paper
Select a paper stock to express the values of your brand with confidence.
Sourced from paper mills around the world, The Distillery are proud to present an exciting range.
Lettra is the premium choice for letterpress business cards. Produced American paper mill Crane & Co, Lettra is tree-free, and made from 100% cotton fibres, recovered from fine textile manufacturing. These fibres are naturally long. and elegantly blend into a subtle grain to form a luxuriously smooth look, and distinct soft and fluffy finish. Colours: Pearl, fluorescent and ecru white. Weights: 120gsm is perfect for letterheads, 300gsm for with compliments slips, 600gsm for business cards. Matching envelopes available
Gmund Cotton is a beautiful, 100% cotton stock perfect for letterpress printing. Compared to most thick papers that are made of two sheets glued together, Gmund Cotton 500gsm is one of the thickest 1 ply sheets on the market, giving it a soft, yet sturdy touch. It is physically thicker than ordinary digital and offset business cards with plastic celloglaze coating; It however feels comparable in hold and strength and does suggest excess bulk like thicker weights can. Colour: Linen Cream Weight: 120gsm is perfect for letterheads, 300gsm for with compliments slips, 500gsm for business cards
Colorplan is the world’s most exciting paper stock. Available in a brilliant range of 50 colours, Colorplan offers unlimited possibilities for business cards as it is also compatible with letterpress, offset and digital printing. Compared to other coloured paper stocks, Colorplan is soft enough to hold letterpress impression, but still firm enough to make confident impact. Colours: 50. Weights: 135gsm selected 270gsm full range, 350gsm selected, with 540gsm & 700gsm duplex capabilities.
Vibrant combinations of colour and ink
Mixed by hand and Pantone® colour-matched to perfection, Van Son rubber based inks display vibrant colour strength, excellent consistency, and ultimate suitability with letterpress papers.
From offering a subtle elegance, to bursting a flashy wow-factor, foiling is the specialty finish for stationery sets which aim to intrigue. Perfect for extra shine, or to create striking contrast on darker coloured stocks.
Offset and digitally printed stationery sets in rich and vibrant full colour. For small or large run sizes, from 1 member of staff to 1000; express your brand in dazzling full colour, on beautiful uncoated paper.
Foil stamping enhances your prints with shine and stunning impact. Available in tones of golds, silvers, white and selected colours.
Die-cutting a shape offers a refined difference to your stationery. Available as subtle rounded corners, or a completely custom shape.
Letterpress printing pushes into the paper (a ‘deboss’). Embossing requires male and female printing plates, and pushes the artwork out of the paper, creating a sophisticated and striking tactile effect. Available on selected stocks.
Crafted in Darlinghurst, Sydney
The Distillery is Australia’s largest letterpress studio, and we take pride in sharing our passion for craft. As a team of local artists, designers and craftspeople who thrive on personal service, we don’t just dream up beautiful stationery ideas, we bring them into the world with our own hands too.
You’re invited to visit us in Darlinghurst, and if you wish, watch the first pull of your stationery. There’s no better way to experience the process, than seeing your piece hot off the press.
Visit us at 115 Crown Street, Darlinghurst.
The Distillery would love to be involved in your project.
Quality involves an investment of craft, time and care, and this means we are best positioned to assist projects which have resources to support this. For your reference, minimum project cost start at $500.
The Distillery are pleased to be one of the fastest turnaround letterpress studios in the world. With our standard service your cards will usually be ready for collection on average within 10 working days and often sooner. We will stay back overnight and complete your cards usually within 72 hours with our overtime express service.
We find that our projects tend to work best when we can meet in person, chat and carefully consider your needs. We’re located at 115 Crown Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, and please call to make an appointment: 02 8964 8860.