The 3D-printed printing press. Designed to make printmaking accessible.

Tiny, 3D-printed & affordable

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Make etching & co accessible.

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With open source in mind.

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Stainless steel roller for perfect prints

Wing bolts to adjust pressure

Woven wool blanket


I received this tiny printing press for my (early) birthday and I’m dying inside. It’s a neat addition to my tiny printing space and fitting for my very real love for very small things.

Elyse D

With these mini prints, printing larger editions, allows me to be able to offer original prints at a more accessible entry price. 

Helen Bishop

Traditionally, printing presses are prohibitively expensive and extremely heavy. Schneider has managed costs in part by shrinking the press down to a 5.7 by 2.95 inch printing area, but includes the usual steel roller and woven blanket found on a full-sized press.

Colossal, 2018

Blog Posts

How to 3D Print Your Own Printing Press

Hi everyone! In this blog post we’ll show you how to 3D-print your own tiny etching press! Because the press needs to be as durable as possible, th...

Open Press Collection

In the beginning of 2019 we hosted an open call where people with a 3D-printed press were able to send in their tiny artworks. More than 100 artist...

Open Press Map - Mark Your Presses!

An attempt to show the reach of the Open Press Project with colorful presses from all over the world. Submit a photo of your press down below!  

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