A new shop set to open in Eastern Market, has been backed by none other than Ad Man and Lafayette Park resident Toby Barlow.
It is a letterpress printing business called Signal-Return and you can visit it's 2,500 sf home at 1345 Division Street in the fall. We've got a first look at the lofty space which promises both a store counter and a studio where we can visit all the presses in action; it will offer custom-printing for posters and invitations along with workshops.
In the ongoing debate on whether Detroit is the New Brooklyn we're going to chalk one up for arty hipsters and say advantage NYC.
· Signal-Return letterprint shop to open in Eastern Market. [Model D]
· Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park [Dwell]
· The Young and Entrepreneurial Move to Downtown Detroit [NY Times]