What if we just paused.

Just for a minute. To think about words like we used to. To remember a time when they meant so very much. Before 140 characters dictated the volume of our thoughts. Before texting and email replaced love letters. Let’s go back to a time when we took great care of our words. When language was an art form. 

At Bay View Printing Company, that's what we do every day. We use our hands, hearts, brains and our old school design and printing methods to make stuff and to teach you how to do the same. We're a community design & letterpress print shop and we wear a few hats. Simply put, we spend our days crafting one-of-a-kind impressions on paper and our nights opening up our type drawers and teaching you how to do the same. 

Please, take a minute, slow down and allow us to really introduce ourselves. We'd love to meet you. 


For full descriptions of our work, classes and events, and co-op community take a gander at the navigation bar and choose the category you're interested in learning more about. 

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design & printing

Wedding Invitations & Day-Of Paper Goods  
Custom Posters | Business Cards | Branding Materials | Announcements | Packaging

classes & events

Drink & Ink Nights | Linoleum Carving Print Workshop | Make A Sketchbook Workshop
Private Parties | Office Team Building Day

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co-op membership

Open Studio Hours | Access to 300+ Lead & Wood Typefaces | Members-Only Classes
Vandercook & Table Top Platen Presses