- Foxy & Winston
392 Van Brunt St., Red Hook; 718-928-4855
Everyone who cares about design seems to want wedding invitations made with letterpress printing—the old-style craft printing that shows the bite of type into thick paper. And every happy couple discovers the same thing: It costs a fortune, easily topping $2,000 for a set of even basic invitations. Jane Buck’s Red Hook home-goods-and-stationery shop, Foxy & Winston, is not dirt cheap—no letterpress printer is—but it’s at the lower end of the price range, and her custom design work is perfect: whimsy for one event, cool elegance for another, and everything in between. One-color letterpress save-the-date cards are $525 for 100; two-color letterpress invitations are $660 for 100.
Best Letterpress Printer
From the 2012 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).