About us

Reykjavík Letterpress is a design studio, est. 2010 by two graphic designers; Hildur Sigurdardottir and Olof Birna Gardarsdottir. As well as offering their service of graphic design, the studio specializes in the letterpress technique which is one of the oldest forms of printing. Today it is used in a modern way. The visible impressions provide a unique, tactile experience which is instantly recognizable.

The studio designs and prints all kinds of wonderful goods like business cards, hangtags, notebooks, greeting cards, invitations to weddings, coasters, napkins etc. They have their own line of products where concept design and fun twists are in the spotlight.

 

Awards

2016 Print Magazine puts RL # 2 on the top 10 list of “World’s Finest Letterpress Studios”
2016 Lúðurinn AAÁ – Icelandic Marketing Association
1st prize for marketing material “High Five”
2016 FÍT – Icelandic Association of Graphic Designers
1st prize for marketing material “High Five”
2013 DV – an Icelandic newspaper
Nomination for cultural prize in the category Graphic Design
2012 ADC*E – Art directors club of Europe Silver prize for Promotional Material “Bland í búnti“ in the category Graphic Design
2012 FÍT – Icelandic Association of Graphic Designers
Second place for Promotional Material “Bland í búnti“