The Artisan Press

old technique
fresh approach

The Artisan Press specialises in unique and beautiful printing projects.

Based in Byron Bay, we're a small National Print Award winning studio that crafts images and words into powerfully beautiful printed pieces of persuasion nationally and internationally for over 20 years.

We specialise in the 570-year-old printing process called letterpress and compliment it with a vast knowledge of the latest in digital and traditional printing.

We value quality and accuracy above all else, so you can be sure that your project will be handled with the utmost care. We'd love to hear about your next project.

A life of print.

Wayne Davis, is a veteran of 38 years in the printing industry. Renowned for his exceptional craftsmanship, which has earned him numerous awards, he offers clients a blend of professional excellence and personalised service.

What's that mean for our clients?
Choosing Wayne for your letterpress means partnering with a seasoned expert who pays meticulous attention to detail, ensuring every project is not just completed, but masterfully executed.

  • Gold Medal National Print Awards – Stationery – Printing Industries Assoc. Australia (2015)
  • Printovation Award for creativity, innovation and high quality in print production - Graphic Arts Services Assoc. Australia (2012)
  • Craftsmanship Award for Print Excellence NSW Printing Industries Association (2012)
 NSW nominee:
    Outstanding Australian Printing Apprentice

  • AASTA PRIZE for Outstanding Printing Apprentice
  • First Place: Stage 1 Printing Machining Trade Certificate
    Sheetfed Litho/Letterpress Printing
    School of Graphics Arts, Sydney Technical College