Bella Figura offers completely custom letterpress design and printing, ranging from the simple to the extravagant. We can work with external graphic designers and press-ready files, or you can use our design services, where we’ll design custom invitations for you.

Your job is to dream, and our job is to create your dream. With 24,000 square feet of space, 75+ employees, 20+ antique letterpresses, and an overwhelming passion for fine printing, we’re one of the most established letterpress shops in the U.S. This means our capabilities are nearly endless: mixing custom die-cutting with offset floods of color; creating custom envelope liners; edge painting; foil stamping; foil edging; and more. In addition, our letterpress shop embraces progressive and green printing practices that make us one of the greenest letterpress shops in the country. We believe in attentive service, a respect of deadlines, impeccable fine printing, and a reckless enthusiasm for our craft.

Wondering how to design and prepare your files for letterpress? Download our file prep tips for letterpress printing (pdf).


We work nationwide with a wide range of corporations, design and advertising firms, freelance graphic designers, and individuals. Our portfolio includes letterpress work done for the Whitney, Doucette Duvall, Sony BMG, AOL Time Warner, NBC Universal, Domino’s Pizza, Hickory Chair, Barnes & Noble, Republic of Tea, Talbots, hundreds of designers, thousands of brides, grooms, and hopefully you. Visit the Boxcar Press web site (our parent company) for more info on letterpress.


Please contact us with a description of your letterpress printing project—using as much descriptive language and details as possible—and we will pull together a quote for you.