Owned and operated by Nick Baute and Robert Ronk, Hound Dog Press is a full service letterpress shop located at 1000 Barrett Avenue, in Louisville, KY. Nick and Robert met at the University of Kentucky where they both earned their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking. After graduating, Nick moved to New York where he worked at renowned Bowne & Co. Stationers, a unique 19th century letterpress shop.
In 2004, Nick started doing his own commissions under the Hound Dog Press name. He moved back to Kentucky where Robert joined him to open their doors. They are currently located at 1000 Barrett Avenue.
Hound Dog Press specializes in custom invitations and announcements, greeting cards, stationery, and posters designed, set, and pressed by hand. We welcome you to visit our store during business hours or by appointment, browse through our samples of letterpress work, and check out our 19th century equipment.
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