Model: FAG Control 405

Studio: Begiaundi Press, San Sebastian, Spain

Jose Luis Lanzagorta on the FAG Control 405: ‹We have this press since 2015. It comes from Zurich, but we have no further information about it in the past. We use it to print limited edtion posters with wood and lead type, as well as MDF, cardboard, plexiglass and other materials.›

About this press

Serial number: 02.04.019
Standard equipment: LAR, ME
Optional equipment: AR, BRO, CP, DAS, ES, FRS, MC, MR, MVA, RFP, SAF/PMA, SAM, SR, SSL, TC
Built/delivered in: not known
Originally delivered to: not known
With actual holder since: 2015
Other presses at this studio: none

About ‹Begiaundi Press›

Begiaundi Press is a project initiated by the graphic design firm Estudio Lanzagorta, in 2014.

It is a letterpress printing workshop for graphic experimentation and research, aimed to produce limited print editions on a typographic press, using both lead and wood movable type, as well as other materials, from linoleum, MDF, plexiglass, cardboard... to espadrille soles and coins.

[Begiaundi in Basque means «big eye», and names a large squid, an animal which protects itself expelling its own ink].

Model: FAG Control 405

Studio: El Calotipo Printing Studio, Zaragoza, Spain

About this press

Serial number: 02.04.061
Standard equipment: LAR, ME
Optional equipment: AR, BRO, CP, DAS, ES, FRS, MC, MR, MVA, RFP, SAF/PMA, SAM, SR, SSL, TC
Built/delivered in: not known
Originally delivered to: not known
With actual holder since: 2011
Other presses at this studio: none

About ‹El Calotipo Printing Studio›

El Calotipo is a Book Arts and Design Center where we work in letterpress printing, screenprinting, engraving and relieve process to create original products, services and features. We produce selected publishers, design according to your needs and make workshops and provide you with all our resources.

webpage: www.elcalotipo.com/

Model: FAG Control 405

Studio: Escola Massana, Barcelona, Spain

Iñaki Granell on the FAG Control 405: ‹At the Escola Massana, Arts & Design Center in Barcelona since 1929, we use our FAG Control 405 for proofing our letterpress compositions, linocut and photopolymer plates in Typography, one of the main subjects in Graphic Design Vocational Training Degree.
It works as its very first day and it's already part of our family here. "She" is very much appreciated by the students, who have the opportunity of experiencing on traditional letterpress, which today is pedagogically invaluable in the digital environment of our craft.›

About this press

Serial number: 02.04.023
Standard equipment: LAR, ME
Optional equipment: AR, BRO, CP, DAS, ES, FRS, MC, MR, MVA, RFP, SAF/PMA, SAM, SR, SSL, TC
Built/delivered in: not known
Originally delivered to: not known
With actual holder since: 2010
Other presses at this studio: none

About ‹Escola Massana›

Art & Design School in Barcelona since 1929.

webpage: www.escolamassana.cat

Model: FAG Standard CP 550

Studio: Familia Plomez, Madrid, Spain

Familia Plomez on the FAG Standard CP 550: ‹We use this press to make posters.›

About this press

Serial number: 15259
Standard equipment: ME, MR
Optional equipment: AFR, BRO, DAS, ES, FRS, HFF, LAR, MC, RFP, SR, SSL, TC
Built/delivered in: not known
Originally delivered to: National Geographic Institute. Madrid, Spain.
With actual holder since: Since 2013
Other presses at this studio: none

About ‹Familia Plomez›

We are a cultural association dedicated to preserve and teach old printing techniques and everything about letters through workshops and classes.

webpage: www.familiaplomez.com