Studio & press rental
Get some ink on your hands.
We invite anyone who has completed a technical workshop with Lead Graffiti to rent the use of the studio and equipment. Previous working experience (through career, school or technical workshop from other sources) is also acceptable.
To be eligible to rent either studio space or equipment, users must fulfill three preliminary requirements.
- Permission of Lead Graffiti staff
- Must have completed one or more Lead Graffiti workshops in the use of
the specific equipment they wish to rent (it is important to note that
some workshops have prerequisites) or have adequate previous technical experience
- Must request specific time and receive an acknowledgment from the Lead Graffiti staff, typically at least a week in advance
You are welcome and encouraged to rent the equipment covered in a Lead Graffiti technical workshop you attended. Press rental includes only the time the press is actually engaged during makeready, printing and wash up and is available by reservation.
Pricing includes minimal input on the part of Lead Graffiti staff. Depending on how much individual attention you need, you may incur additional costs.
Anyone who has completed a Lead Graffiti technical letterpress or bookmaking workshop is welcome to use the studio for personal projects beyond the workshop sessions.
Studio rental fee is $10 an hour available by reservation with a week's notice.
Studio rental includes temporary project storage space and access to type, tabletop presses and the paper cutter (for letterpress participants), or bookbinding tools, nipping press, board shears, and paste paper tools (for bookmaking participants). The cost of letterpress ink, within reason, is included. Rental does not include materials such as paper, book board, book cloth, paste or glue.